Burundi has started to target the EU markets and investors who are interested in Burundi’s ICT and broadcasting market in order to move from analogue to digital broadcasting.
The Ministry of Telecommunications, ICT and Parliament Relations has ongoing projects such as the fibre-optic cable project, Bujumbura broadband network project, and migration from analogue to digital broadcasting project , the total analogue broadcasting switch off is planned for 31 December 2014.
The launch of the National System of Satellite Communication and Broadcast in the Republic of Belarus planned in mid 2015 will see Burundi receive a full range of satellite services from this system, services such as cable network video content delivery, broadband internet connection etc.
Infrastructure Support in ICT andTelecom Sector has been summarized to include the following
- National Communication Council (CNC)
- Optic Fibre in Burundi
- Key Players in the advancement of Science, Technology and Innovation