Togo looks to secure share of US$10bn China fund to advance digital migration

Countries are progressing with letters of exchange to launch project.
Michael Malakata
Sep 17, 2019

Zambia deports TopStar CEO

Yi Jian is understood to have fallen out with authorities over alleged public criticism of authorities and a loan agreement in place with China.
Nov 6, 2018

TopStar has roles in Zambia's digital migration curtailed

Consumer protection body wants national broadcaster to serve as content provider.
Oct 31, 2018

Zambia's govt under pressure to repay US$273 million

Consumer watchdog expresses concern over processes involved in securing digital migration loan.
Jun 29, 2018

US$10 billion satellite TV project launched in Zambia

Chinese firms at the forefront of Southern African country's digital migration.
Mar 27, 2018

GOtv Zambia awarded DTT network license

Company plans to deploy a network with a transmission system based on satellite technology.
Mar 23, 2018

Zambia's govt vows to address digital migration scandal

Southern Africa Network Against Corruption describes TopStar deal as "one of the worst financial scandals in modern day Zambia."
Jan 31, 2018

Corruption allegations cloud Zambia's digital migration

President accused of manipulating process to personally benefit.
Aug 11, 2017

Battle for Zambia's airwaves continues

Latest High Court order means all local free-to-air will be disconnected from GOtv and air exclusively on TopStar decoders.
Jun 1, 2017

High Court rules in favour of MultiChoice Zambia

Judge Gertrude Chawatama says matter should proceed to trial.
May 29, 2017

Zambia's digital migration given US$273m boost

Southern African country has loan agreement in place with the Chinese government.