Côte d’ivoire : the availability of the signal of the DTT will be effective to Abidjan from the end of December 2018


Agency (Ecofin) – According to the press release of the Council of ministers held yesterday, Tuesday 18 December 2018, the ivorian government has announced that the availability of the signal of the DTT will be effective as from the end of December 2018. This will enable the sector to Abidjan to be connected to the TNT, indicating that other regions of the country will connect in a progressive manner.

This note also specifies that in the framework of the deployment of DTT, entry into active phase since 2012 in Côte d’ivoire, the government reorganized the institutional framework and functioning of this project through the creation of the ivorian broadcasting television (IDT) is in charge of the dissemination, at national level, of audio-visual programs of public and private channels as well as programs of bouquets of TNT.

In order, therefore, to respond better to the need of deployment of the digital television in the Ivory Coast, the ivorian State intends to proceed with the strengthening of the Radiodiffusion-television ivoirienne (RTI) and the IDT.

Moreover, says the press release, the construction and rehabilitation of priority infrastructures existing in the economic capital and the interior of the country are planned to be completed by the end of the month of June 2019.

Flore Kacou


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