China-funded village television project handed over to Rwanda

The project of Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Village, part of the outcomes of the 2015 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit, provides 300 Rwandan villages with free access to satellite TV.

During the implementation, a total of 900 TV sets, 6,000 decoder sets, 600 projectors, 600 solar panels have been installed countrywide, said Jing Yuchang, CEO of StarTimes Media (Rwanda) Co., Ltd, at the ceremony.

StarTimes, which carried out the project, has trained over 120 Rwandan youth’s engineers to help in the installation and maintenance of the equipment after the installation to ensure continuity of the project, said Jing.

Full article: Xinhuanet



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