The idea of a wireless open-access network is the central plank of government’s ICT policy. But this requires the release of significant amounts of high-demand spectrum, which regulatory and policy failure prevent from happening.
At Radio Days Africa last week, the deputy minister of communications, Pinky Kekana, stressed the benefits and importance of implementing digital radio in South Africa, calling DAB+ “a game changer”. While the radio industry is gearing
The delivery of audio over the Internet could render a plan by communications regulator Icasa to license new digital radio broadcasters moot, Primedia, which already owns several commercial FM and AM radio
Following the successful trials in South Africa of digital radio broadcasting technologies, communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane said on Monday that she will issue a policy directive to the regulator, Icasa