Technology & Convergence - In Brief

Technology & Convergence

- DTT is making progress in Nigeria. Three years after its entry into the Nigerian market, subscribers of the NTA/Startimes digital paid television have hit 1.3 million. It has over 2 million subscribers, including other Africa countries where it has presence. Zonal Director of Startimes, Mr Yian Dong confirmed this in an interview at the sideline of the 2013 Nigeria advancement awards in Abuja at the weekend. He said the company which is in technical partnership with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), was presently in 16 major cities, adding that it was rolling out its services in 15 more cities before the year ends (Source : Daily Trust).

- Multichoice Nigeria has rolled out its new DTT service, Gotv television, in Kano using the latest generation digital video broadcast standard.