Kenyan court wants digital TV switch halted till after polls

Friday 11 January 2013 | 13:09 CET | News
A Kenyan court has stopped the switch-off of the analogue broadcasting signal until an application filed by the Consumer Federation of Kenya (Cofek) is determined. Justice Isaac Lenaola said the digital migration, if effected immediately, would be unfair to Kenyans, who are keen to follow the general election on TV. Justice Lenaloa urged the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) and Cofek to agree to an amicable deadline, preferably after the 04 March. In its suit, Cofek claimed that the public's right to information would be severely infringed because the price of the equipment required

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