DTT /SGT BENEFITS

 

Better quality TV experience

Digital Terrestrial Television-Second Generation Terrestrial (DTT-SGT) and offers a sharper, brighter picture, with reduced “ghosting” and interference as well as improved sound quality. DTT-SGT is not affected by the weather unlike satellite transmission. Rain or shine, viewers will now enjoy uninterrupted viewing.

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More choices

DTT-SGT could support more channels than analogue services. It can also offer more features such as Electronic Programing Guides (EPG), multi-language subtitles and High Definition Quality Television (HDTV). Viewers will enjoy worldwide channels and features without having to pay HIGH monthly subscription fees. Apart from the initial cost for the Set Top Boxes (STB), consumers will receive Free- To-Air (FTA) channels or pay a minimal amount for optional content purchase for DTT-SGT.

More connectivity

DTT-SGT uses existing UHF aerials and does not require any cables to be laid or satellite dishes to be installed. Broadcast can be established quickly as it comes to viewers from nearby UHF transmitter stations, with telephone lines already in place to provide a return path for interactivity.

Through the EPG, DTT-SGT offers viewers access to interactive television services including home shopping, e-banking, e-government services and also access to basic internet services.

By bridging the gap between those who have access to technology and those who don’t, DTT-SGT will connect the rural and remote communities within the countries and help bridge the digital divide for all of AFRICA.DTT-SGT could support more channels than analogue services. It can also offer more features such as Electronic Programing Guides (EPG), multi-language subtitles and High Definition Quality Television (HDTV). Viewers will enjoy worldwide channels and features without having to pay HIGH monthly subscription fees. Apart from the initial cost for the Set Top Boxes (STB), consumers will receive Free- To-Air (FTA) channels or pay a minimal amount for optional content purchase for DTT-SGT.

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