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Kenyans left in dark as commercial broadcasters go off air

Kenya’s commercial broadcasters shut down their digital signals at the weekend in protest at the government’s decision to push ahead with analogue switch-off before they were able to introduce new set-top boxes. Local media groups Nation Media Group (NMG), Royal Media Services (RMS) and Standard Group (SG), which together recently formed the Africa Digital Network […]

Kenyan pay TV operators condemn broadcasters’ ‘misinformation’

Kenyan pay TV operators GOtv Kenya and StarTimes Kenya have said they will take legal action after local broadcasters aired adverts advising viewers not to purchase the two firms’ digital set-tops, according to local reports.  The broadcasters, Nation Media Group (NMG), Royal Media Services (RMS) and Standard Group (SG), which together recently formed the Africa […]

Kenyan broadcasters team up to order digital set-tops

A consortium of Kenyan media companies has reportedly placed orders for 150,000 digital-terrestrial set-top boxes. According to local reports, Nation Media Group (NMG), Royal Media Services (RMS) and Standard Group (SG) have teamed up to order internet-ready set-tops that will be sold at retail for a price of KES2,000-2,500 (€18-23). The consortium, Africa Digital Network, […]