Tag Archives: Ivory Coast

DTT deployment in Ivory Coast will begin in February

The distribution of digital terrestrial television (DTT) will begin in Ivory Coast in February in the Abidjan region. During a ceremony, the Minister of Communication and Media, Sidiki Tiémoko Touré, declared, The definitive launch of digital terrestrial television is expected for February 8, 2019. The airing of DTT signals in the Abidjan area follows the [...]

Digital migration to strengthen Ivory Coast’s public broadcaster

Ivory Coast plans to strengthen the countrys public broadcaster, Radiodiffusion-Télévision Ivorienne (RTI), and provide a better management of broadcasting frequencies and facilitate the transfer of ICTs and multimedia on TV. “RTI is our national broadcaster and the state will ensure that the technological opening process did not have a negative impact on the public broadcaster, [...]

StarTimes eyes Ivory Coast’s digital migration

Chinese broadcaster, StarTimes, has revealed its intentions to be involved in the digital terrestrial television (DTT) process in Ivory Coast and confirmed that it will apply to the DTT tender which will be soon launched by the Ivorian government. “We discussed with the Prime Minister how we will proceed with the digital transition in Ivory [...]

Ivory Coast bans analogue TV import

West African country, Ivory Coast, has imposed a ban on the import, sale and marketing of analogue television sets in the country in order to give a boost to the countrys digital migration project. Minister of Communication Affoussiata Bamba-Lamine commented, The passing over to digital technology is an important challenge and a great stake in [...]

MTN Play hunts digital content for VoD service

African telecommunications company, MTN, is looking for rights owners of audiovisual content suited for mobile audiences and smartphones to expand its video content and attract more subscribers on its pilot VoD service, MTN Play, in Ivory Coast. According to reports, MTN has approached audiovisual content right owners offering them between 30 and 60% revenue share [...]

RTI installs PlayBox technology

Ivory Coast state broadcaster, Radiodiffusion-Télévision ivoirienne (RTI), has installed CG titling and television playout solution from PlayBox Technology, a manufacturer of television channel-in-a-box systems. It was installed by Brussels-based systems integrator, Periactes Broadcast Solutions. “PlayBox Technology products integrate into a fully unified system which is highly stable and easy to control. Switching between live and [...]