Building Digital TV in Africa
SADIBA held a very successful collaborative effort towards a Digital Television Capacity Building Conference which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from the 8-10 November 2017.This capacity building conference was inspired by a joint ITU/EBU/BNE/DVB workshop held in Geneva in October 2016. The complete conference presentations together with their relevant audio are available via the links below.
Day 1 Conference Presentations 8 Nov 2017
Day 2 Conference Presentations 9 Nov 2017
Day 3 Conference Presentations 10 Nov 2017
DTT an Ideal World Implementation SAIEE Event 17 October 2017
Presentation to SAIEE event, Contribution by SADIBA. University of Pretoria 17 October 2017.
Techcentral has published a podcast of this. (https://techcentral.co.za/podcast-digital-terrestrial-television-state-play-sa/77624/)
SA DAB+ Trial Broadcast Licence Extended For 6 Months
SA Broadcast Regulator ICASA has extended the DAB+ trial licence issued to the SABC for 6 months.The trial will carry 20 radio services from the public, commercial and community sectors. The intial trial started in November 2014 and phases 1 and 2 and 3 have been completed. The extension is from the 13 November 2017 to the 10 May 2018.