Digital TV

Jun 20, 2019  |  SAWA Rights Management Rolls Out Insight TV On My-HD In North Africa

SAWA Rights Management (SRM) has announced that it will be launching Insight TV across North Africa on My-HD, a direct-to-home Pay-TV platform that is offered in HD. Subscribers from all areas of the Middle East and North Africa will now ...


Feb 27, 2019  |  TNM Introduces New Digital TV Channel In Malawi

Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) together with The Malawi Government-owned Digital Broadcast Network Limited (MDBNL) have introduced a new digital TV channel, Kiliye Kiliye on the TNM Mpamba payment platform. The new digital TV channel comes after the introductions of Zuku, ...


Feb 13, 2019  |  E-Media Introduces ITV On DTT In Senegal

After the launch of the radio station iRadio (90.3 FM) and the website www.emedia.sn in October 2018, the E-Media group in Senegal has completed its offer by rolling out its flagship channel iTV on the DTT platform in Senegal.   ...


Jan 31, 2019  |  Cote d’Ivoire To Deploy Digital Terrestrial Television In February

Official sources have reported that the installation of digital terrestrial television (DTT) would start in Cote d’Ivoire’s Abidjan region in February. The Minister of Communication and Media, Sidiki Tiémoko Touré announced at a ceremony that the launch of digital terrestrial ...


South Africa: Free State Digital Migration Date Extended To February

South Africa’s Department of Communications (DOC) has moved the deadline for switching over from analogue to digital terrestrial television (DTT) in the Free State to the end of February. The initial deadline was 31 December 2018. According to the DOC, ...

Practitioners To Explore Future Of Content Creation And Distribution For Digital Television In Africa

Broadcast Media Africa has announced that it will be hosting The 2nd International Industry Forum On Content Creation, Development And Distribution For Digital Television in Lagos, Nigeria, on Tuesday 26th – Wednesday 27th March 2019. As TV infrastructure and systems ...

Nigeria: Minister Of Information And Culture Distributes Free Chinese-Funded Satellite TV In Nigerian Villages

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has rolled out a project to issue free satellite television to over 1000 villages all across Nigeria. The Chinese government is funding the project. Mohammed kicked off the project on Monday 14 ...

Analogue Nears The End In Zambia

The era of analogue TV in Zambia is reportedly nearing the end. Last month, Zambia’s Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, Dora Siliya hosted a conference on the journey towards digital broadcasting and the impact that it had on Zambia’s ...

SES Sees Escalating Digital TV Growth Across Africa!

Africa has been dubbed the land of opportunities and the proliferation of technology across the continent is playing a major role in the growth of digital TV. While the global technology players would previously manage operations from abroad, now they ...

Zambia: StarTimes Plans To Execute Digital TV Initiative In Zambia

Zambia has entered into a partnership with Chinese owned StarTimes to launch a  digital television project which will give 500 villages in the nation access to satellite tv services. With plans to be completed at the end of 2018 this ...

Kenya Is Experiencing Low Pay-TV Subscription Due To DTT And Streaming

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) has released a report which indicates that pay television subscription in 2017 plummeted for the first time in three years, partly because of stiff competition from digital TV platforms. The KNBS report contains ...

South Africa: As Vumatel Rolls Out Across The Country, DStv Market Share Would Dip

Digital TV operators in South Africa are worried that as fibre broadband rolls out in the country's townships, people will migrate from satellite TV services to online platforms. Research that DStv made this statement, which indicates that once a subscriber ...

Nigeria: TSTV To Begin Sale Of New Decoder Soon!

TSTV, one of the new players in the pay-TV market has announced on their social media platforms that they will begin the sale of a new decoder known as “Dexterity decoder”. Their TSTV’s Instagram page reads thus, “the sale of ...

Global pay-TV Revenues To Fall By 11 Percent In 2023 - Digital TV Research

According to the Global Pay TV Revenue Forecasts report from Digital TV Research, global pay-TV revenues were seen to have peaked in 2016 at $205 billion and is projected fall by 11 percent in the year 2023. This fall ...