Somalia’s information ministry says, the country will move out from old analogue system to digital conversion, the first such attempt in more than two decades.
Nasser Hassan Hussein, the head of planning of the country’s information ministry who is currently attending Africa China Media summit in south Africa had met with the deputy head of StarTimes, the largest Chinese media company whom they discussed matters relating, the best way Somalia could move out from old analogue system to modern digital conversion methods.
A press release issued by Somalia’s information ministry after the conclusion of their meeting reads” It is an ample opportunity for Somalia to move to digital conversion from analogue method with the help of StarTimes”
Somalia will move out from analogue system to digital conversion says the country’s information ministryjowhar.com
According to the statement released by Somali government, Mr GU XUn who represented StarTimes pledged that his company would realize the dreams of the least developed of Horn of Africa country to get rid of the analogue system, citing that further details of the initiative will be discussed in china 2016 when representative of the two countries will put pen and paper to sign the deal.
According to the statement, Africa China Media summit in south Africa was a preparatory to the meeting between Africa head of states and China, scheduled to take place in Johannesburg between 4th to 5th of December.