The Minister of Communication and Media in Ivory Coast, Sidi Tiémoko Touré, proceeded on to the launch of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) in Korhogo in the district of Klofowakaha.
And this, as part of the project to switch to the new image and sound broadcasting technology, initiated by the Government. It was in the presence of the prefectural body, local elected officials, religious dignitaries and customary chiefs.
The launch of DTT in Korhogo, which comes a month after that of Bouaké, is part of Ivory Coast’s ambition to cover 65% of the territory by digital television by the end of the year.
The director general of the Ivorian Television Broadcasting Company (IDT), Yéo Adama Benoît underlined that the putting into service of the TNT signal transmitter center in Korhogo offers residents of surrounding localities covered by the digital signal, free access to seven channels of television and two bouquets accessible by subscription.