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Cameroonians battling ahead of digital switchover

Cameroonians are reportedly still battling with the challenges imposed by the switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting technology. Global reports suggest that whilst experts acknowledge the many benefits of digital technology, including sharper images and high definition broadcasting, there is awareness...

D-day announced for analogue shutdown in Kenya

Kenya's government today announced December 13th as the date that the analogue signal will be turned off in Nairobi and its’ environs, commencing the first phase of the switch to digital television. Under this phase, the areas of and around Nairobi County,...

Rwandan authorities plan year-end analogue switch-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 plan is to...

Tanzania: authorities determined to go digital

A Tanzania Daily News report quotes Tanzanian authorities as saying the country will not go back to analogue. The Minister of Communication, Science and Technology Professor Makame Mbarawa is reiterated the government’s stance on the issue, saying that analogue was...

Malawi contracts Huawei for digital switch over

Malawi News Agency reports that the country’s government has contracted Chinese technology firm Huawei Technologies to commission and install Malawi’s Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) equipment ahead of the planned switch from analogue to digital television broadcasting by year-end. The expectation is...

Tanzania moves closer to full digital broadcasting

The Tanzania Daily News reports that the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) will stop the analogue television broadcasting system for Arusha and Kilimanjaro regions on 31 March, signalling the move to digital across the entire Northern Zone. Habbi Gunze, TCRA...

Tanzania: TICRA determined to switch off analogue

The Tanzania Daily News reports that the country’s communications regulatory body, TICRA (Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority), has confirmed it will not backtrack on the move from analogue to digital broadcasting. The process of switching off analogue began in Dar es...

Kenya: Nairobi poised for analogue migration

The Star reports from Nairobi that 31 December is the stipulated deadline for the region’s switch from an analogue television signal to digital. Citizens are required to use set-top-boxes to acquire the free digital signal and failure to do so...

Uganda’s UBC sues UCC over contract breach

The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has filed a lawsuit against the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for reportedly dishonoring a contract that would have made the UBC the sole signal provider in the country. The company said in a press release that...

Uncertainty over Kenya’s migration onto digital

Director General of the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) Francis Wangusi has stated that the date for Kenya’s switch-off from analogue to digital broadcasting remains unknown writes The Star in Nairobi. This is reportedly because the countrywide infrastructure is not...
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