Caribbean Broadcasting Union to help regional broadcasters transition from analog to digital
The Caribbean Broadcasting Union CBU has committed to guiding regional broadcasting entities including electronic media houses in Guyana as they prepare to switch over from analog transition to digital.
With the movement to digital broadcasting which is an advanced broadcasting technology and enables broadcasters to offer television with better picture and sound quality, and multiple channels of programming.
Speaking ahead of the 44th AGM of the CBU which is schedule from August 19-23, CBU’s Director Michael Gordon said that over 80 executives will be discussing the move to digital broadcasting.
The Caribbean has until 2020 to switch to digital transmission.
However, according to Gordon, while CBU continues to push for the development of radio and television across the Caribbean, local broadcasters will also be given an opportunity to meet with manufacturers of broadcasting equipment and discus the latest in cutting edge media technology.
Delegates attending the CBU meeting will be treated at several of Guyana’s tourism destinations, including Fort Island on the Essequibo River.
Additionally, one of the highlights of the meeting is also the CBU media awards.