Tag Archives: Southern African Development Community (SADC)

DSTV evaluates ZBC 24-hour news channel

DSTV is currently evaluating the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) 24-hour news channel, which will see the national broadcaster launch a free news channel for broadcast throughout the SADC region. Senator Monica Mutsvangwa, Minister of Advertising, Information and Broadcasting Services, told the post-ministerial meeting in Harare on Tuesday that the launch of the 24-hour news channel [...]

SADC to launch its TV channel

Leveraging on the digital migration process, Zimbabwe together with regional partners is helping to establish a TV station for the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Christopher Mushohwe, the Zimbabwe Minister for Media, Information and Broadcasting Services told ITWeb Africa that the project was meant to spearhead integration and better cultural understanding across the region. According [...]

Malawi makes the digital switch

Malawi has met the December 31, 2013, deadline set by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for the switch from analogue to digital terrestrial television. Martha Kwataine, chairperson of the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA), said the rollout of DTT was a milestone for Malawi. This will extend the signal coverage to areas within the [...]

Zambia submits digital migration policy

Zambias Ministry of Information and Broadcasting services has submitted its final policy to meet the 2015 digital migration deadline set by the ITU following widespread consultation with stakeholders. It is the governments desire and expectation that production houses and entrepreneurs will take maximum advantage of the huge technology capacity that digital television production provides, said [...]