West African experts assemble to discuss digital migration opportunities

Eutelsat Communications and the African Telecommunications Union (ATU), in cooperation with the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and ECOWAS, have come together in Côte d’Ivoire to discuss digital transition opportunity.

The conference brings together ITU and World Bank experts in addition to ICT ministers, broadcasters, regulators, policy-makers and finance institutions from 15 countries in the region to share their views on the stakes for building successful digital broadcasting systems.

The conference is a platform for stakeholders to address challenges and exchange ideas for tangible solutions that cost-efficiently and equitably accelerate the switch-off of analogue broadcasting and that build an inclusive digital society.