Rwanda Misses Digital Migration Deadline

Officials say challenges in procurement are responsible for the country missing the deadline to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting.

Photo: New Times

Rwanda misses December 2012 deadline to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting (file photo).

  • East Africa:  Govt to Set New Deadline for Digital Broadcasting

    The New Times, 18 September 2012

    The cabinet will soon determine deadline for Rwanda's migration to digital transmission from analogue broadcasting, according to the Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Shift to Digital Broadcasting on Track

    The New Times, 5 August 2011

    The television industry is set to benefit from increased investment after it emerged that all necessary infrastructure is in place to switch from analogue to digital broadcasting ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Govt Approves Broadcasting Policy

    The New Times, 22 April 2011

    A cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame, Wednesday, approved a new broadcasting policy that will facilitate the migration from analogue to digital. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Private Broadcasters Discuss Digital Shift

    The New Times, 24 February 2011

    Private broadcasters yesterday met in Kigali to chart a way forward ahead of the shift from analogue to digital transmission. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Citizens Should Embrace Digital Broadcasting Targets (editorial)

    The New Times, 7 January 2011

    The Rwanda Development Bank (BRD) has taken a decision to facilitate local investors to import and distribute digital TV sets. The move is in line with the government’s ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  The Digital Shift

    The Independent, 21 December 2010

    The National Bureau for Information (ORINFOR) monopoly on the television broadcast industry in Rwanda has come to an end. read more »

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