Tag Archives: Benin

The digital switchover to be completed in Benin

The switchover to digital television is about to be done in Benin. According to the authorities, 28 of the 29 sites planned for the switchover are operational. The shift to digital terrestrial television covers more than 80% of the territory thanks to the equipment provided by StarTimes, the technical partner of the Beninese authorities. Officially, 14 of [...]

Benin to complete its DTT in June 2019

In Benin, the entire national territory could benefit from digital terrestrial television no later than June 2019. This was implied by Patricia Codjia, member of the steering committee for the transition to DTT. “Digital terrestrial television is already a reality in Benin. We are in the extension phase of the network. The entire population could [...]

Benin receives XOF35.5 bn loan for digitalisation

West African Development Bank (BOAD) and an allinace of four commercial banks in Benin have granted over XOF35.5 billion loan towards the countrys digital broadcast transition. A chunk of the money will also be utilised for developing regional broadband infrastructure and mobile coverage in sub-regions, said a media report. The loan to the government of [...]

Benin requires USD 110 mln for digital migration project

West African country, Benin, announced that its needs USD 110 million for its digital migration project. The country plans to pave way for initial operations in the first six months of 2015. Benin has already started including building capacity, laying infrastructure, launching advocacy work and enacting a DTT policy and legislation. The country has also [...]