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Open Sourced DAB+ Cloud based MUX demonstrated in South Africa 8 October 2019.

Open sourced Linux based software provided by Open digitalradio.org based in Switzerland was used to configure locally and demonstrate a full signal path DAB+ cloud based mux to members of the Joint SADIBA/ NAB DAB+ Work Group by one of its members Mr Frank Schultz. The main focus of this work has been to develop a low cost cloud based solution for small coverage areas and the community broadcasting sector. Read more

 

ICASA Findings Document and Position Paper on the use of Digital Sound Broadcasting in SA.

The Independant Communications Authority of SA published its Findings Document and Position Paper on the use of DSB in SA in the Government Gazette on the 29 March 2019. The ICASA Press Release notifying the completion process is available for download here.

This full document is available for download in two parts  Part 1 and Part 2

 

SA DAB+ Trial Broadcast Licence Update 29 January 2019

The South African broadcast regulator ICASA has granted a new 8 month DAB+ trial licence for Johannesburg/Pretoria (Gauteng Province). 20 radio stations will be carried on this trial. 

 

SADIBA Congratulates Mr Mandla Mchunu on his election to the RRB of the ITU

The Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association (SADIBA) is proud to report the election of Mr Mandla Mchunu to the Radio Regulations Board (RRB) of the ITU. We congratulate Mr Mchunu and wish him well in this important role as he represents the region. SADIBA Congratulatory Announcement.