Technology & Convergence In Brief
- Specialist online media sales house, Habari Media, hosted the BBC.com media presentation in Cape Town on the 17 October 2008. Local media planners and direct clients were given insight into the world's most trusted news provider by the visiting BBC.com team. BBC.com generates approximately 1.2 billion page impressions a month, approximately 8 million of which come from South Africa, putting it high up in the rankings of South Africa's top sites.
- Nigeria’s Bayelsa State government says it will key into the latest digital technologies to boost its broadcast stations.The state Commissioner for Information and Communications, said the move to digitalize the state broadcast outfit was to meet the Federal Government's 2012 deadline to phase out the analogue system still being used in most stations.He emphasized that the state radio has come of age and needs to catch up with its counterparts now operating twenty four hours with modern equipment.