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BOCRA licences four TV stations in Botswana

Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) licenced four TV stations, namely OVY Network, Alfaview, Deep Vibe Productions T/A Clouds TV and Econet Botswana T/A Kwesé TV. All four companies applied for licences after a public notice for licence bidding was circulated early this year.  Ovy and Alfaview will operate as a subscription satellite television service providers. [...]

BOCRA in Botswana issues two pay-per-view TV licenses

The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) has issued two TV broadcasting licences under Subscription Management Service (SMS) category to Mediacore Botswana and Harrington Square under Star Times name. Thari Pheko BOCRA’s CEO declared The Communications Regulatory Act defines the Subscription Management Service as a broadcasting service. It is, therefore, one of the broadcasting licence categories [...]

Botswana sets March 2016 as new DTT deadline

Botswana has set March, 2016, as the new deadline for digital migration following the installation of various transmitters in villages around the country. Mogomotsi Kaboeamodimo, deputy permanent secretary for Information and Broadcasting Services, said the government has earmarked BWP260 mn (US$25.13 mn) to improve broadcasting quality over the period 2014-16. Funds will be used to [...]