Ahead of the analogue switch off deadline, TopStar has managed to integrate better part of Eastern Province, into the global oriented program
Zambia is changing the Terrestrial TV Broadcasting platform from analogue to digital, in conformity with the provisions of the Geneva 2006 (GE06) Digital TV Broadcasting plan. This is in line with a plan to transform the old Analogue TV Plan (174-230MHz and 470-862MHz) and encompassing Europe, Arab States and Africa under a campaign dubbed “digital migration.”
Speaking in Lusaka, TopStar head of public relations and marketing Mwazi Chanda says the company is excited by the development which has seen more districts incorporated in readiness for access to digital TV.
“Top Star is excited to announce that we are rolling out to Eastern Province with new sites comprising of Katete, Sinda, Lundazi, Mambwe, Chama, Chadiza undergoing test as we speak.”
“The city of Chipata needs a more powerful transmitter to cover the whole area and we are in the process of constructing one. TopStar is making great strides, with new dealer sites having had been opened in the province to help increase access to the platform. Sales of decoders has begun in Katete, and as a company we are impressed with the turnout and people are now able to enjoy digital life,” she further explained.
Zambia now readies to embrace a complete transition from analogue to digitization, with October 1 set as the day for the exercise.