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Transition from Analogue to Digital Broadcasting in Africa and Asia-Pacific

Project No 9GLO12070
Title Transition from Analogue to Digital Broadcasting in Africa and Asia-Pacific

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan (MIC, Japan) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) agree to implement this project in line with the expected ITU Asia-Pacific Regional Initiative (ASP RI 2011-2014) and the Africa Regional Initiative (AFR RI 2011-2014) on “Digital Broadcasting” as decided during the World Telecommunication Development Conference 2010.

The project would update the information in the existing ITU guidelines on analogue to digital terrestrial television broadcasting and mobile television keeping in view its application to all ITU regions. Develop a database for providing information about the transition worldwide and collect case studies. It would also include additional sections on Satellite Television, IPTV and Over-The-TOP (OTT) broadcasting. In addition, it would assist four to six countries in Africa and Asia-Pacific region on developing national roadmaps based on demand from countries. These resources will also be used for developing human capacity through 2 to 3 trainings / workshops for Members in Asia-Pacific and Africa.

Status Ongoing
Time Frame From 1/10/2012 To 31/12/2015
Funding Funded
Beneficiary Countries Lao P.D.R., Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Marshall Islands, Maldives, Micronesia, Mali, Malawi, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palau, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Congo, Afghanistan, Angola, Australia, Burundi, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Brunei Darussalam, Central African Rep., Chad, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Bangladesh, Botswana, Cook Islands, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Lesotho, Liberia, Nepal (Republic of), Korea (Rep. of), Rwanda (Republic of), South Africa, Samoa, Zambia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sao Tome and Principe, Swaziland, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Tanzania, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe, Cape Verde, Dem. Rep. of the Congo, Dem. People's Rep. of Korea, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Côte d'Ivoire, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, South Sudan
ITU Project Management Team BOZSOKI, I. Mr.
Implementing Agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Relation to the WSIS Action Lines
C02Information and Communication Infrastructure
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000