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Digital Migration: UCC approves 15 firms to sale Free-to-Air Set Top Boxes

Digital Migration: UCC approves 15 firms to sale Free-to-Air Set Top Boxes

As the deadline for switching from Analogue to Digital broadcasting moves closer, Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) has licensed 15 firms to import, sale and distribute Free-to-Air (FTA) Set Top Boxes. The firms include Brivid Uganda Ltd, Widestar Digital (U) Ltd, Mac Viva Global Holdings Ltd, BIT Technologies (U) Ltd, Future Electronics (U) Ltd, Icomsys Africa […]

Government to subsidise top set boxes for digital TV migration

The government is proposing to waive taxes on top set boxes that viewers will need to watch TV as the country moves towards switching off analog to digital broadcasting. The world’s switch off deadline will be in 2015 with countries having to transfer from analog broadcasting to digital technology though East African member states agreed […]

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