Tag Archives: Excaf Telecom

DTT in Senegal to be completed end of 2019

Sidy Diagne, CEO at Excaf Telecom, which is the governments technical partner in Senegal believes that migration should be completed by the end of 2019. This period, which is several months ahead of International Telecommunication Union, set for June 2020, would result from government pressure on its technical partner. Of the 25 sites that the [...]

Sénégal : le Cnra ordonne à Excaf l’arrêt de distribution des chaînes de beIN Media, TF1 et Turner

  Le Conseil national de régulation de laudiovisuel (Cnra) du Sénégal a servi une mise en demeure à la société Excaf Telecom. Lopérateur est accusé davoir distribué illégalement les chaînes de plusieurs groupes audiovisuels dont beIN Media Group, TF1 et Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited. Ces éditeurs ont déposé des plaintes contre Excaf Telecom quils [...]

The court prohibits the sales of Excaf Telecom STBs in Senegal

The court ordered a halt of Set-top-boxes(STB) by EXCAF Telecom and the sealing of the STBs available in stock. The announcement was communicated in a press release from the Africa and Transaction Processing Services (ATPS) in Senegal. The government of Senegal had entrusted to EXCAF Telecom the construction and operation of a digital terrestrial TV [...]

HTTV to deploy one million STBs in Senegal

Senegal-based DTT operator in charge of country-wide analogue switch-off, Excaf Telecom, has partnered with TV technology provider, HTTV, for the deployment of up to one million set-top boxes in Senegal. HTTVs Hybrid TVOS platform will extend traditional TV services with interactive HbbTV services and on-demand content. The STBs of Excaf Telecom Group are based on [...]

Excaf Telecom selects Spacecom for Senegal’s switchover

Senegal-based DTT operator in charge of country-wide analogue switch-off, Excaf Telecom, has awarded global satellite communication operator, Spacecom, a long term contract to digitise Senegals broadcast services. Excaf, which aims to create West Africas first digital terrestrial network, will be utilising Spacecoms Amos-5 satellite at 17° East to implement the national DTT Project. Excaf will [...]