Doug Lung /
08.23.2012 03:34 PM
Uganda Adopts DVB-T2, Bans Import of DVB-T Converter Boxes
Migration to DVB-T2 takes place effective 2013
AllAfrica.com has reported Uganda Approves Digital TV Standard
. Writer Emma Onyango reported the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has approved the DVB-T2 standard. Patrick Mwesigwa, director of technology and licensing at UCC, said the decision was taken by the East African partner states. He said customers should purchase approved DVB-T2 decoders or stand to lose service.
Mwesigwa said a directive was passed to companies to stop importing DVB-T(1) set-top boxes.
According to the article, the migration to DVB-T2 takes place effective 2013. At the present time only GoTV has DVB-T2 technology.