South Africa will complete its digital migration project by 2022 at the earliest, the acting government director-general with operational oversight of the project said in an exclusive interview with TechCentral.
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Even when South Africa has completed the switch-off of analogue television broadcasting signals as part of the long-delayed broadcasting digital migration project, the spectrum may still not be available for broadband operators.
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has dashed hopes for the urgent licensing of new broadband spectrum to mobile operators.
So, government is considering merging Broadband Infraco and Sentech. This makes little sense and suggests the ANC is so blinded by its ideological opposition to privatisation that it won’t make decisions that are patently in