The media sector is undergoing development in line with technological innovations and CFI partners are not left aside by these trends. In countries where analogue television only dethroned radio in urban areas with stable electricity supply, the switchover to digital (TNT) is today becoming essential. CFI is involved in consultancy for beneficiaries and oversees the switchover from analogue to digital via supervisory bodies: consultancy, action plans and planning.
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The switchover to digital terrestrial television (DTT) in sub-Saharan Africa should be completed within just over two years, by 17 June 2015 at the latest, according to joint recommendations by the UIT (International Telecommunications Union) and the UAT (African Telecommunications Union).
“Putting DTT into practice” is a technical training course organised by CFI from 18 to 20 December 2012 in N'Djamena.
Niger TV Directors have identified two issues of top priority for the ORTN's future: the switch to digital and the future of public service in an increasingly competitive sector.
In May 2012, TV channel Thai PBS launched its web TV, timed to coincide with the 2012 Asia Media Summit in Bangkok, organised by the AIBD (Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development).
« C’est Beyrouth… et ça bouge !
» (This is Beirut, this is where it’s at!), is the name of a blog set up by the participants of the most recent 4M workshop, organised in the Lebanese capital.
Its aim: to showcase initiatives by civil society to improve the city.
CFI has just launched a new project in Tunisia for the setting up of citizen journalism clubs within youth clubs, in partnership with the Ministry of Sports and Youth in Tunisia and the Tunisian blog Nawaat , with the support of the CONFEJES (Conference of Sport & Youth Ministers of French-Speaking Countries).
To support Lebanese daily L’Orient-Le jour’s project to overhaul their website, CFI organised a visit of French media (France Télévisions, rue89.com, liberation.fr etc.) for Ghassan Khneisser, IT Director and Nayla de Freige, Acting Administrator for L’Orient-Le jour, from 13 to 17 September 2010.
The new media workshop was led by Philippe Montoisy, Assistant Chief Editor at France 2, in charge of new technologies.
The experts selected by CFI for the 2009 edition were seasoned professionals with a firm grasp of the University’s hectic pace.