Minister of Minister of Finance and Economic Development has announced that it has allocated $39.3 million to the Zimbabwe Digital Broadcasting Migration Project.
Professor Mthuli Ncube said they are chipping in to close the funding gap for remaining critical works.
Ncube said, "The Zimbabwe Digital Broadcasting Migration Project is a critical component of the country's ICT backbone infrastructure, meant to deliver digital television services in line with developments across the world.
"Through the Budget, an amount of US$39.3 million has been set aside for the project during 2019, targeted at digitalisation of 11 additional transmitter sites, renewal of 10 FM Radio transmitter sites, construction of seven new site towers and digitalisation of 2 television studios and three radio studios to cover unserved areas.
“The ZimDigital Project has been allocated $39.3m for digitalising 11 new transmitter sites and renewing 10FM Radio sites, construction of 7 new site Towers & digitalisation of 2 tv studios & 3 radio studios to cover unserved areas” pic.twitter.com/gPqk0XLI0y