Amazing DiSEqC Switch Installation Tips from a Technician

What is a DiSEqC switch? A DiSEqC switch is a special piece of telecommunications gadget that can allow a satellite receiver or a decoder to receive signals from multiple satellite dishes set at different positions. The acronym DiSEqC, stands for Digital Satellite Equipment Control. DiSEqC switches can also enable a decoder to control a rotary … Continue reading Amazing DiSEqC Switch Installation Tips from a Technician

Sure way to get rid of Signal loss during rain, applies to Dstv, Zuku and FTA

You are in the house, local bar or your favourite Club hanging out joint watching the game or anything and it starts to drizzle. You get worried because if it starts to rain seriously you will not see the end of the match or favourite movie. The picture starts cracking (or what seems to be … Continue reading Sure way to get rid of Signal loss during rain, applies to Dstv, Zuku and FTA

The Big Box, an android powered Safaricom decoder

The Safaricon set top box or decoder is a one of its kind in East and Central Africa. It will have the capability of utilizing the 4G network that safaricom has heavily invested in. To top up to that it will be able to offer other mobile devices with WiFi signal through its hotspot. The … Continue reading The Big Box, an android powered Safaricom decoder

Kenyan TV mux on free to air satellite is not a dream anymore

Finally its happening, after a long time waiting we will have our own Kenyan Local TV stations on free to air satellite just like the Mena region has perfected in doing for decades.  The South Africans are ahead of us with Open view HD and so are the Zambians with Muvi TV. This is all … Continue reading Kenyan TV mux on free to air satellite is not a dream anymore

East Africa Digital Marketing Summit & Show, The Digital Fair

The East Africa digital Marketing Summit & Show is an annual event designed to bring together key players in the digital Marketing space from the East African region and beyond. This years event will be held at the KICC in Nairobi on the 9th and 10th of April 2015. This years theme is “digital for … Continue reading East Africa Digital Marketing Summit & Show, The Digital Fair

Difference between Free to Air and Free to View decoder FTA vs. F2V

Free to Air decoders are any type of decoder or set top box that receives Free to Air Digital TV and Radio channels that are Free to Air. You are not required to pay any amount of money after buying this decoder. In other words its a buy and forget decoder. This is different from … Continue reading Difference between Free to Air and Free to View decoder FTA vs. F2V

Kenyan Towns: Where to point your antenna for digital tv

This is a rough guide of where to point your aerial for digital TV reception in Kenya. Remember not all frequencies are the same so if you move from lets say Mombasa to Kisumu, you will have to scan for all the channels again. Also check some good Digital TV installation tips here. Also note that … Continue reading Kenyan Towns: Where to point your antenna for digital tv

Kenyan Digital Migration Acronyms explained – what do they mean

By now you must heard of terms like ITU, BSD, MPEG 4. DVBT2,. PPV and all other manner of acronyms that you never heard of or do not know what they mean.  Arising from the Agreement known as Geneva 06 (GE06 ), Kenya set up a multi-stakeholder national migration task force constituted in March, 2007, … Continue reading Kenyan Digital Migration Acronyms explained – what do they mean

Using the RF-OUT port on your decoder, How to

According to Wikipedia Radio frequency (RF) is a rate of oscillation in the range of around 3 Hz to 300 GHz, which corresponds to the frequency of radio waves, and the alternating currents which carry radio signals. In lay mans words it means what your TV interprets as an analogue channel. As of Valentines day, … Continue reading Using the RF-OUT port on your decoder, How to

List of all Digital TV frequencies in Nairobi #digitalmigration

This is the full list of all digital TV frequencies from all providers in Nairobi. There are many transmitter sites in Kenya and so the frequencies just like FM frequencies are not the same for all regions. The following list therefore does not apply for places like Malindi, Nyeri, Kericho, Nakuru, Eldoret. Kisumu and the … Continue reading List of all Digital TV frequencies in Nairobi #digitalmigration