Communications minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni on Tuesday repeated a claim that South Africa has switched off analogue broadcasting in five of the nine provinces. But this isn’t strictly true.
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Sentech has kicked off the process of “digital restacking”, an important step in freeing up frequencies for mobile broadband services.
Migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television is on track, communications minister Khumbudo Ntshavheni said, even as industry insiders express doubt.
eMedia has filed papers in the high court to stop the communications minister from declaring a March 2022 date for analogue television switch-off.
eMedia Investments, the holding company of e.tv, eNCA and Openview, has plunged headfirst into streaming, launching eVOD, a video-on-demand service, in partnership with MTN South Africa.