In Brief

Technology & Convergence

- Motive currently has four contracted clients for the Television Anytime Anywhere technology including Siyaya, a new broadcaster seeking a licence in South Africa.  In February 2013, Motive announced a paid consulting contract with Siyaya, a new DTT broadcasting platform based in Johannesburg, South Africa to assist them with planning their services and preparing for a licensing competition. Under the contract, Motive prepared a design for the technology requirements and ran a tender process to select suppliers.  Under the plans, Motive would serve as the primary technology partner and systems integrator for Siyaya. More here

- On 31 December 2012, Tanzania became the first country in mainland Sub-Saharan Africa to switch off its analogue television signal. In this case study we examine Tanzania’s approach to digital switchover