Tag Archives: TopStar

Zambia acquires 500000 for DTT

Zambia has broken a record in Africa by being the first country to successfully get hold of 500 000 decoders for the digital migration process. According to the Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, Kampanba Mulenga, said that 50000 decoders were sold in one day through the Yafika campaign. Mulenga briefed SADCs delegates on communication [...]

TopStar drops price of decoder in Zambia

The public signal distributor, TopStar, has cut down the price of its decoders by half. Topstar sales director Cliff Sichone said at a press release that the price has been reduced from ZMK 199 to ZMK 99 which amounts to US$ 0.02 for a full kit decoder. Sichone said, TopStar is committed to ensuring all [...]

Mufumbwe district in Zambia to get DTT soon

Government in Zambia will soon begin with the second phase of the Digital Migration National Roll Out Project. This would include the installation of a digital migration site in Mufumbwe District in North Western Province. During the phase one of the programme, towns along the line of rail from Chililambombwe to Kalomo have been given [...]

MultiChoice Zambia triumphs in court against TopStar and ZNBC joint venture

MultiChoice Zambia, via GOtv, went to court to seek a declaration that the operation of a public signal network by TopStar is illegal and unlawful. The satellite TV company also wants the court to grant an injunction, restraining ZNBC from interfering with the local channels broadcasting free to air, until the matter is fully determined. [...]