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Digital Ghana | NCA Embarks Market Surveillance to Protect Consumers From Uncertified DTT set Top Boxes

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The National Communications Authority (NCA), has embarked on a market surveillance exercise on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) receivers (televisions and set top boxes) within the Greater Accra Region.

The surveillance exercise is part of the Authority’s quest to protect consumers when television analogue broadcasting finally switches over to digital broadcasting. It is also to ensure that the DTT receivers sold on the Ghana market have been certified by the NCA and conform to the acceptable standards.

The NCA team visited various outlets where DTT receivers were being sold and found out that while there were certified receivers on the market, some dealers were also selling uncertified receivers, thus putting the consumers at risk. Read more...