Category Archives: DTT

Nigeria to complete Digital Switch Over project by 2022

Nigerias National Broadcasting Commission said that the countrys Digital Switch Over (DSO) project will be completed by middle of 2022 when the country will fully shift from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting. The acting director-general of the commission, Professor Armstrong Idachaba, noted that funding from federal government and the recent establishment of a ministerial task [...]

France 24 now available on the DTT in DRC

The Ministry of Communication and Media of the Democratic Republic of Congo has granted a license to France 24 allowing its unencrypted broadcasting on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) network in Kinshasa. According to the French channel’s press release, the broadcasting of France 24 on DTT will gradually be extended to the cities of Lubumbashi, [...]

TV channels to launch their activities on the DTT platform as from February in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, the television channels selected to broadcast on the digital television platform (DTT) must launch their activities no later than next February. This was announced by Sidi Touré, the Ivorian Minister of Communication. According to the minister, the country is currently at 60% coverage for DTT and plans to reach 100% coverage for [...]

South Africa review its DTT delivery model

The Department of Communications in South Africa is currently revising its digital migration delivery model. The new delivery model will see government step completely back from the procurement, warehousing, transport and installation of set-top boxes (STBs) and adopt a more market/retail-driven approach that will remove much of the public sectors risk in the project. In [...]