Regulation & Policy In Brief

Regulation & Policy

Mrs Sabah Zita Okaikoi, Ghana's Minister of Information held discussions with the Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy on the digital migration of broadcasting equipment in Ghana from analogue to digital. Mrs Okaikoi said the first phase of the digital migration programme is expected to be completed in June in Accra and Kumasi. Mr Hans Christian Winkler, Deputy Head of Mission, said he was happy that a German Organization was helping Ghana with the processes involved in the digital migration. Meanwhile the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority has announced that it has started the policy process for the switch from analogue to digital broadcasting in line with ITU's deadline of 17 June, 2015.