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Cofek wants digital TV switchover pushed to end-October

Monday 14 January 2013 | 11:51 CET | News
The Consumers Federation of Kenya (Cofek) now wants the digital TV switchover deadline postponed until 31 October to give the public ample time to prepare for the analogue switch-off. Cofek also wants the cost of the set-boxes lowered to less than KES 1,000 from the current KES 5,000, following reports that the Treasury had agreed to subsidise the costs. Mutoro said Cofek wants to the number of approved suppliers of set-top boxes to be unlimited; currently, there are twelve.

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