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).
NEW Practical Training: Interference Mitigation 16th February 2015
SADIBA in collaboration with equipment manufacturers and industry stakeholders will be facilitating an interference mitigation workshop and practical training sesssion. The session will provide insight into the available test and mesurement solutions and mitigation techniques.The workshop and training session is aimed at spectrum planning and spectrum management engineers, teams responsible for interference mitigation, compliance and inspections and operational teams maintaining radio frequency systems.
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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 on the 10 November 2014 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.