Broadcast In Brief


- Last Tuesday the Kenyan government confirmed the setting up of a Digital Television Committee that will oversee the shift from analogue to digital broadcasting in line with the international requirement for a 2015 deadline.

- Oracle Airtime Sales (OATS) has confirmed their agreement with media management agency Corporate Talk to further develop its African network. OATS began expanding into the African market a few years ago by establishing an office in Lagos, Nigeria.

- Uganda has become GTV's first country on the African continent to reach the 10,000 subscribers mark.

- Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua will open the new radio and television studios of Borno Radio Television, BRTV, Maiduguri on Thursday 21 February. Ten engineers have been trained to maintain them.