Category Archives: DTT

South Africa to complete its broadcasting digital migration by 2021

According to the South African National Department of Communication, the country will shift from analogue terrestrial television to digital television broadcasting in 2021. The department has announced this information while addressing the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee. The department specified the different phases, saying it would continue to implement the distribution of digital set-top boxes, which will [...]

Madagascar to switch to DTT on June 17

In Madagascar, the authorities will switch to digital terrestrial television (DTT) on June 17, 2020. The information was recently provided by the Ministry of Communication. According to his information, the next six months will serve as a test for the national platform. Launched in 2015, the Madagascan migration process to DTT has lagged considerably. One [...]

Ghana to switch from analogue to DTT in June 2020

The government of Ghana has confirmed that the country’s broadcasting sector will migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting in June this year. The country’s communications minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, released the information after a meeting attended by the ministry and key industry players. She explained that the purpose of the meeting was to update all stakeholders [...]

Citi TV in Ghana goes live on DSTV

The Accra-based television station Citi TV will go online on DSTV today. A decision likely to significantly increase its audience to acquire a larger audience share. The DSTV platform operated by MultiChoice broadcasts in 50 sub-Saharan countries, including Cape Verde and Madagascar, and will give Citi TV a much wider reach. A management statement said [...]

DTT process on track in Zimbabwe

The Government has completed 18 television transmitter sites as part of the digital broadcasting migration project in Zimbabwe, which aims to move the country from analogue television broadcasting to digital television. Speaking at the Induction of Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) Board members in Harare today, Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, hon Monica [...]

Thomson Broadcast to protect Malian public broadcaster DTT deployment

Viaccess-Orca, an Orange group company and world leader in OTT and TV platforms, content protection and advanced data solutions announced that the Malian Broadcast and Broadcast Corporation (SMTD) West Africa opted for VO System-Free Conditional Access (CAS) to secure its Pay-TV platforms as part of a nationwide government initiative to roll out digital terrestrial television [...]

StarTimes completes DTV project for 1000 Nigerian villages

The Nigerian federal government awarded the Chinese pay-TV company StarTimes a certificate of satisfaction when it completed its digital TV project for 1,000 Nigerian villages. The project supported by the Chinese government is based on one of the resolutions of the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation of 2015, during which the Chinese [...]

GOtv extends its channel offer

Digital terrestrial pay-TV provider GOtv, announced plans to enlarge GOtv Maxs customer content offering in November with the addition of exciting new channels. As of November 13, the company said in a statement  that customers of the GOtv Max package could enjoy four new channels, namely: TNT Africa, Discovery ID, Da Vinci Kids and Cartoon [...]