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Digital TV set-top box draft spec unpacked

After years of rigorous debate, the SA Bureau of Standards (SABS) has finally issued the final draft minimum standard for the set-top box decoders that will be used to receive digital terrestrial television signals in SA. The draft spec outlines a basic receiver that does not include a return path for interactivity. The draft spec, which was published

Digital TV: set-top boxes a ‘waste of money’

M-Net believes SA would be far better off scrapping plans to build pricey set-top boxes for digital terrestrial television and instead should use the money in other ways. Karen Willenberg, the broadcaster’s director of legal and regulatory affairs, says instead the country should