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Posts Tagged ‘set top boxes’

  • Will Africa be ready to meet the ITU digital switchover deadline of June 2015? (Image source: Shutterstock.com)

    Is Africa ready for digital TV?

    January 17, 2014 • East Africa, Features, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off

    The days of traditional broadcasting or sending video/ sound via analogue signals in Africa are numbered – that much is clear, particularly in light of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline for the migration from analogue broadcasting...

  • Telecommunication authorities in Rwanda are confident of the country’s ability to meet the new deadline for migration from analogue to digital broadcasting. (Image source: Shutterstock)

    Rwanda fine-tunes digital switchover strategy

    January 8, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

      Telecommunication authorities in Rwanda are confident of the country’s ability to meet the new deadline for migration from analogue to digital broadcasting. Media reports claim that more people have invested in the required Set-Top Boxes (STBs) as...

  • Nairobi faces analogue switch-off in December this year. (Image source: TV digital via Shutterstock.com)

    Nairobi to go fully digital on Dec 13

    August 7, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Capital FM reports that Francis Wangusi, Director General of the Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK), has confirmed Nairobi will move over to a fully digital TV broadcast environment on 13 December this year. The move is said to be in line with the...

  • Rwandan authorities plan year-end analogue switch-off

    July 3, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    The New Times reports that according to Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (Rura), authorities plan to switch off analogue transmission by year-end. Jean Baptiste Mutabazi, Head of Communication and Media Regulation at Rura, is quoted as saying,  ”Our...

  • The emerging connected home

    September 18, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    Homes are becoming increasingly connected as more and more devices are developed with the ability to communicate with each other. This allows users to create an entire home network of audio and visual technology for the easy sharing of content across...