E.tv and M-Net plan to launch a trial of the upgraded European digital television standard, DVB-T2, in response the news that a pilot of the rival Brazilian and Japanese standard will soon get underway. The local broadcasters’ pilot will take place in Soweto. State-owned signal distributor, Sentech, is establishing test transmission sites to pilot digital terrestrial television broadcasts based on Brazilian and Japanese standards.
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Local broadcasters to kick off DVB-T2 trial
Digital TV roll-out under threat as Icasa goes back to the drawing board
Unless the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) is able to issue new regulations to manage SA’s switch from analogue to digital terrestrial television by mid-October,…