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Leaders of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) have demanded global action to protect broadcasting spectrum from interference from mobile telecoms networks.

StarTimes is to expand its Nigerian pay-TV network to encompass 36 states of the federation by the end of 2014 and simultaneously launch nine additional channels.

The South African Government has announced an extra ZAR620 million ($56.57 million) is to be used to support the country's much delayed migration to digital terrestrial television (DTT).

Digital television signals now cover 70% of Tanzania, with complete migration from analogue TV services expected before June 2015.

Ethiopia is to migrate its public television network from analogue to digital terrestrial transmission by the end of 2016.

The Namibian Broadcasting Authority (NBA) has partnered with China's Huawei to implement the country's digital television project.

Since digital terrestrial television (DTT) deployment started in Cuba in 2013 many difficulties have been overcome, including the lack of technological imports, but today DTT is available for around five million people in the country.

dthsocialSatellite has several times been employed as the solution to improved broadcasting in remote areas, and now the Colombian Government has decided to use direct-to-home (DTH) to power the country's digital terrestrial television (DTT) expansion.

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