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Digital Migration  |  Nigeria: Recently Launched Lagos DSO Disappoints - Users Say!

BMA has learned from sources that the recently launched Digital Switch Over (DSO) in Lagos is being experienced with "major disappointments" by the public, with industry watchers saying that success metrics are tumbling and trending downwards daily. Since the launch, ...
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Digital Dividend  |  Nigeria: Digital Switch Over To Generate One Million Jobs

During a stakeholders' meeting on Digital Switch Over (DSO) in Lagos, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressed the audiences on the DSO project's employment potential. In his address, Mohammed highlighted how the Federal Ministry of Information ...
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Malawi Successfully Migrates To Digital Broadcasting - Reports

According to reports, Malawi has been confirmed as one of eight African countries that have successfully migrated from analogue broadcasting to digital broadcasting. An analogue switching off ceremony was held in Liwonde, presided by Gospel Kazako, the Minister of Information. ...

South Africa Govt. Is Committed To "Complete" Digital Broadcast Switchover By March 2021

South African communications and digital technologies minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has had to reconfirm her government commitment to complete the delayed digital migration programme by March 2021.   The minister was responding to a recent report showing that the programme may ...

Nigeria: Stalled Digital TV Migration Programme To Restart "Very Soon" - Govt. Minister

Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed,  has said the country's faltering Digital Switch Over (DSO) programme will be resumed - "very soon". Talking to press in Lagos, Nigeria, the government minister regretted that the migration process has ...

South Africa Now Targets 2021 Digital Switchover Date

South Africa’s Department of Communications has outlined its plans to implement a broadcasting digital migration (BDM) programme in the country. In a presentation delivered to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee, the department said that it would start distributing digital set-top boxes ...

Nigeria: NBC To Start Analogue Switch Off In 2020

Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Commission has reported that plans are underway to begin analogue switch off in six areas starting with Abuja, as from the next year. The commission also shared that a new Digital Switch-Over timeline would soon be released ...

South Africa Makes Progress In Digital Migration Project

Twenty-five thousand low-income homes in South Africa’s Northern Cape province have been migrated from analogue broadcasting and connected to digital terrestrial television (DTT). The country’s Department of Communications (DOC) revealed this information recently in parliament as it detailed the progress ...

South Africa’s Department Of Communications And ICT Stakeholders Discuss Licensing Of Spectrum

South Africa’s Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and her deputy, Pinky Kekana, recently met with stakeholders from the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) industry to conclude consultations on their interpretation of the spectrum licensing process as defined by the laws of ...

South Africa Misses Deadline For DTT In The Free State Province

The 28th of February 2019 marked the promised deadline for the complete switch-over from analogue to digital terrestrial television (DTT) in the Free State region of South Africa. The province was earmarked to be the one that would be first ...

Ivory Coast Teams Up With GatesAir For National Digital TV Transition

The government of Ivory Coast has announced that it will be collaborating with GatesAir technologies for the necessary services and equipment contract to back the country’s national digital TV (DTV) network. The first phase is made up of seven transmitter ...