Uganda stops offering Analogue Broadcast licences

Uganda has stopped offering analogue licenses to new TV channel operators as it prepares to migrate to digital television broadcasting, reports Digital TV
“With effect from today, we shall not issue any licence for analogue broadcasting. Even existing licenced operators should upgrade their equipment to enable digital broadcasting by December 2012,” noted Godfrey Mutabaazi, executive director of the Uganda Communications Commission.
The country plans to simulcast analogue and digital stations until December 2012 when ASO will take place.
Source: Digital TV
Item added: 31st January 2011