The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Court of Appeal Halts Digital Migration for 45 Days

The Court of Appeal ordered the Communications Commission of Kenya to halt the switch off from analogue broadcasting to digital for 45 days.

This is until an appeal by three media houses and the Consumer Confederation of Kenya seeking to reverse a ruling by the High Court last week that dismissed their application seeking to stop digital migration by the government.

The court also ordered the CCK to restore any frequencies that had already been switched off back to analogue broadcasting for the 45 day period. A hearing on the appeal has been scheduled for January 6. The full version on today's ruling by the Appeal's Court will be be delivered on January 31.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 The Star. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.