Tag Archives: NAmibia

DStv launches One Africa

MultiChoice Namibia has launched Namibias commercial free-to-air television station, One Africa, on its DTH platform, DStv. The channel will be available on DStvs Premium, Compact, Family and Access bouquets. As a responsible operator, MultiChoice values the role of free-to-air broadcasters and so welcomes One Africa Television to our DTH platform on DStv, said Roger Gertze, [...]

Multichoice Namibia extended to Katutura, GOtv Ghana reaches Koforidua

Pay-TV operator, MultiChoice Namibia inaugurated its first branch in Katutura to bring services closer to communities and enable subscribers to make payments, swop faulty decoders and get general services. Namibian Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Joel Kaapanda, said that the move not only offers a better television viewing experience but also helps in closing [...]

Namibia going slow on DTT switch over

The failure of a consumer awareness campaign on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) in Namibia has been blamed for the disappointing sale of just 2,900 DTT decoders in Windhoek, Swakopmund and Oshakati, according to Albertus Aochamub, Director-General of Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC). During a presentation to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) [...]

Namibia sails towards achieving DTT migration

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) plans to complement its DTT offering with the launch of a free access though not a free to air satellite platform to deliver digital TV to the most hard to reach 30% of the countrys population. Namibia plans to launch its DTT platform on November 27, ahead of the Southern African [...]

Namibia’s NBC goes digital

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has finalised the digitalisation of its analogue network and is set to launch service ahead of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) deadline of December 31, 2013. NBC is now selling the digital decoders required to view its DTT signal for USD 20. However, the first 20,000 decoders are being [...]