Welcome to the Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association (SADIBA).
SADIBA prides itself as the leading hub on digital broadcasting that significantly influences the successful introduction of digital technologies enhancing the quality of life of the citizens of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
SADIBA at Sub-Sahara Spectrum Management Conference 2015.
Session 6: Spectrum Priorities 19 February 2015.
Interference Mitigation Workshop 16 February 2015.
SADIBA has made available for viewing/download the presentations presented during the 4 sessions of the workshop held on the 16th February 2015.These are available via the links below. They are all pdf docs and the largest is approx. 6Megs in size.
SADIBA Interference Workshop 16th February 2015 Session 1.
SADIBA Interference Workshop 16th February 2015 Session 2.
SADIBA Interference Workshop 16th February 2015 Session 3.
SADIBA Interference Workshop 16th February 2015 Session 4.
FeedBack on the Interference Mitigation Workshop 16th February 2015.
Pictures from the Interference Mitigation Workshop 16th February 2015.
The Joint SADIBA/NAB Digital Radio DAB+ South African trial
3 November 2014 The Joint SADIBA/NAB Digital Radio DAB+ trial commenced at 10 am 3 November 2014 with the switch on of the Johannesburg transmitter. The Pretoria transmitter is scheduled to go live in February 2015 as a SFN. The total area covered by the trial is 21185km2 and the total gross population covered is 10,705,387 (21.5% of total SA population). It is envisaged that 18 stereo channels allowing 40 radio services from the Public, Commercial and Community sectors will participate. These 40 radio services will be rotated to give each broadcaster a chance to trial. Not all the broadcasters will be from the Gauteng province and a third of the mux is reserved for Community Broadcasters. The trial will run from the 3 November 2014 to 30 October 2015. Currently there are 6 radio services on air. 5 are Commercial radio and 1 PBS. 3 are running Slideshow and DLS data services.