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.
Doug Lung is one of America's foremost authorities on broadcast RF technology. He has been with NBC since 1985 and is currently vice president of broadcast technology for NBC/Telemundo stations.
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