Technology & Convergence - In Brief

Technology & Convergence

- Côte d'Ivoire has been listed on a list with 33 other countries that have the right to use their analogue transmitters until 2020

- South Africa: Using sophisticated tools, a new video channel, launched by Howzit MSN, is intended to give advertisers various ways to engage their target markets while giving users convenient access to a selection of curated content across a range of topics.

- Mercedes-Benz always at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and innovation will be the first South African car manufacturer to create a 3D advertisement for its Night View Assist feature, shot in full 3D, to flight before 3D films at cinemas during the year-end holidays.

- Angola might have, from 2012, a new digital television system to be installed under its cooperation relationship with Japan, becoming the first African country to benefit from this service but making it the only country on the continent not to follow the DVB-T standard.