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Netflix orders Tour de France docuseries

Netflix is partnering with ASO for a documentary series on the 2022 Tour de France Cycle race. In partnership with France Télévisions and produced by Quadbox, the series will follow the journey of eight teams participating in the famous bike race. The eight-episode documentary will take on all actors of the Tour de France, from […]

March 31, 2022

Another setback for South Africa DSO

South Africa has again delayed its digital switchover, which was scheduled for March 31st. This latest postponement has been ordered by South Africa’s High Court which ordered communications minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni not to complete the analogue television switch-off as she had planned. The Court had sat in Pretoria on March 28th and ordered a delay […]

March 30, 2022By Chris Forrester

South Africa: e.tv opposes DSO

South Africa is planning to switch off its analogue broadcasting at the end of March. But privately owned e.tv is not playing ball. It has widespread national distribution and viewership to its analogue transmissions and has said it will not comply. e.tv, owned by eMedia, is mounting a vigorous legal challenge to the Minister’s ruling. […]

March 3, 2022By Chris Forrester

South Africa DSO on March 31

South Africa has confirmed that its analogue television transmissions will end on March 31st. The process is more than 10 years behind the initial plan which was to see 80 per cent of the nation converted to digital in time for the FIFA World Cup which started in June 2010 The ending of analogue broadcasting […]

March 2, 2022By Chris Forrester

Bolivia delays DSO

Bolivia’s digital terrestrial TV adoption has slipped to – at best – the tail-end of 2024. But the final locations will not be installed until the end of 2028 which is more than 3 years later than originally proposed. The country’s government has agreed to see analogue TV switched off initially in its first phase […]

December 8, 2021By Chris Forrester