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Recommendations made at the WATRA workshop on the migration to digital broadcasting in West Africa
Recommendations made at the WATRA workshop on the migration to digital broadcasting in West Africa 11 October 2011 WATRA

by Fredrik Ruda. Used with permission In 2006, it was agreed by the International Telecoms Union that all countries should switch over from analogue to digital by 2015. In order to bring more awareness to the process and its fast-approaching deadline, APC and Balancing Act, in collaboration with the Open Society Initiative sponsored a digital migration workshop for WATRA members in Accra in June 2010. Workshop attendees included regulators, civil society, non-government organisations, the pr...

Digital Migration in Ghana: Multi-stakeholder Workshop
Digital Migration in Ghana: Multi-stakeholder Workshop 20 June 2011

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...

Workshop on digital broadcast migration
Workshop on digital broadcast migration 02 June 2011

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Balancing Act, with support from the Open Society Institute (OSI), are undertaking an initiative which looks at the at the benefits and challenges that come with the transition to digital broadcasting in West Africa and the policy issues that need to be addressed. As part of this initiative we have undertaken research on the issue and hav...

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