Digital Switchover Project
Digital Terrestrial Pay Television Service Authorisations - Request For Applications
1. The NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY (NCA) in
consultation with the National Media Commission (NMC) invites applications from
eligible Entities registered under the Ghana Companies Code, 1963, Act 179 for
the grant of authorizations to establish, maintain and operate Digital Terrestrial Pay TV Services.
Report To The Government Of Ghana On The Migration From Analogue To Digital Broadcasting In Ghana
Ghana signed the Geneva 2006 (GE06) Agreement, establishing the Digital Terrestrial
Broadcasting Plan in the bands 174 – 230 MHz and 470 – 862 MHz at the Regional
Radiocommunications Conference (RRC-06) in 2006. The Agreement set 17 June 2015 as the
deadline for the cessation of international protection for analogue broadcasting transmissions in
the said bands.
Minimum Requirements For Receivers Of Free To Air Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) In Ghana
1. The NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY (“AUTHORITY”) is carrying out a transition of television broadcasting services in the frequency bands 174–230 MHz and 470–862 MHz from analogue to digital technology.
Digital Terrestrial Pay Television Network Licenses Invitation For Comment
1. The NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY (NCA) intends to invite proposals/offers from eligible Entities registered under the Ghana Companies Code, 1963, Act 179 for the grant of licenses to establish, maintain and operate Digital Terrestrial Pay Television Networks.
Government of Ghana Adopts DVB-T2 as the Transmission Standard For Digital Terrestrial Television
The terrestrial television stations: GTV, TV3, TV Africa, Crystal TV, Metro TV, Viasat1, Net-2 TV, e-TV Ghana, Coastal TV, GhOne, Top TV and all other stations with similar licenses will migrate their transmissions from analogue to a digital platform in accordance with the Geneva 2006 (GE06) Agreement of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
Committee Set To Plan Digital Migration For Ghana
The National Communications Authority (NCA) undertook re-planning of frequencies in the bands 174-230MHz and 470-862 MHz from 2004 to 2006. This was finalised at the ITU?s Regional Radiocommunication Conference (RRC-06) in Geneva where a treaty agreement, GE06, was signed.
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