Tag: Set top box
The Kwese TV Uganda launch has been imminent for the past couple of months, first hinted on by its Ugandan General manager, Ben Mine
In order to safeguard the interests of consumers and operators as regards the quality of communications services and equipment, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has set out to seek opinions from several stakeholders in regards to the current and future TV broadcasting receiver standards. Currently, UCC has in place the minimum specifications for TV Set Top Boxes (STBs) and Integrated Digital Television (IDTV) sets for Digital Terrestrial (DTT) services.
As the June 30th digital migration deadline draws near, it has come to UCC's attention that there are several counterfeit Free-To-Air Set top boxes on Ugandan Market. These devices have not been approved by the commission as they don't appear anywhere on the UCC's list of approved Free-To-Air Set top boxes providers.
The Rwandan government has announced plans to completely switch off analogue transmission by the end of this year, according to Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (Rura).