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Burundi switches to digital TV

Wednesday 21 December 2016 | 15:27 CET | News
Burundi has successfully moved from analogue to digital TV broadcasting. President Pierre Nkurunziza who spoke at the inaugural ceremony of digital TV broadcasting at the Burundi National Television on 19 December noted that Burundi had to adopt digital broadcasting on 17 June 2015 and apologized on behalf of government for failing to meet its obligations in due time, reports Iwachu. ICT Minister Nestor Bankumukunzi, said that, though the country had ratified the convention of the implementation of digital television in 2006, it was not until 2010 that the first steps towards the

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