Digital Migration in Senegal: Media Briefing and Workshop

Date and time: 
Jun 29 2011 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Media Briefing

African countries are committed to migrating to digital broadcasting by June 2015. Africa’s digital transition in broadcasting has the potential to improve both the quantity and quality of what is available on TV and to increase the number of people who will be able to watch it. However, it is also a costly process and involves decisions on a range of issues which impact on both the costs and potential benefits of digital transition.

This meeting will bring together journalists to look at the issue of digital migration and the state of play in Senegal.

Objectives:

  • Provide information of on the issue of digital migration and why it is important
  • Discuss the state of play in Senegal

Workshop

Africa’s digital transition in broadcasting has the potential to improve both the quantity and quality of what is available on TV and to increase the number of people who will be able to watch it. The transition from analogue to digital affects different stakeholders in different ways. This workshop will bring together key stakeholders from the different sectors impacted by digital migration.

Objectives:

  • Provide information on the key issues related to digital migration
  • Explore the current state of play in Senegal
  • Discuss approaches to addressing some of the key challenges

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