Kenya has entered the final stretch for digital migration with new deadlines in place for the different regions. Nairobi’s analogue signals go off on December 31 meaning that broadcast in the Capital will now only be on digital platforms. The analogue switch off shall enable the country transition TV broadcasting in Kenya to the digital platform well ahead of the international deadline of June 17, 2015.
The second phase shall be implemented on February 2, 2015 and shall cover Mombasa, Malindi, Nyeri, Meru, Kisumu, Webuye, Kakamega, Kisii, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nyahururu (Nyadundo), Machakos, Narok and Loldiani (Rongai). The third and final phase will take place on 30th March 2015 and shall cover Garissa, Kitui, Lodwar, Lokichogio, Kapenguria, Kabarnet, Migori, Voi (Vuria), Mbwinzau/Kibwezi, Namanga and all other remaining sites.