Tanzania, United Republic of
Last update: 06.11.2022
FM is saturated in major cities in Tanzania which has motivated the regulator to look to digitise broadcast radio. Broadcast TV switched from analogue in 2016,
According to a story published in The Citizen in September 2022, the principal broadcasting engineer from Tanzania Communications Authority (TCRA), Mr Andrew Kisaka, said the regulator has been forced to move from analogue due to the challenge of signal saturation extended to radio stations in various cities. The regulator no longer has FM radio licences for Dar es Salaam, Mbeya, Mwanza, Dodoma and Morogoro which are soon full. “We will start in the big cities due to commercial issues,” he said.
The retail cost of consumer receivers will be a key factor.
Radios in Tanzania to switch to digital waves26.09.2022 - Tanzania, United Republic of
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