Broadcast, Film and Convergence in Africa - Issue no 359 on 26 February 2021

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Benin: 95% of the country’s population is now covered by a terrestrial DTT signal, additional satellite signal will make it 100%

26 February 2021

This week adds one more African country, Benin, to the list that are making progress with implementing DTT. The interview below with Aurelie Adam Soulé, Minister of Digital and Digitization lays out what has been achieved so far. Q: The Council of Ministers adopted in its meeting of Wednesday February 10, the decree appointing the members representing the Government on the Board of Directors of Société Bénin Diffusion (SBD). What is the significance of this decision for the digital switchover in Benin? A: It is part of the implementation of this structure which will be responsible for broadcasting DTT TV…