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In this special TechCentral podcast, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod sits down with the experts on digital radio in South Africa to talk about the country’s digital audio broadcasting and Digital Radio Mondiale trials. What’s been

Widespread penetration of cellular phones with integrated digital radio receivers is crucial if the technology is going to take off in South Africa. That’s the view of Primedia Broadcasting CEO Omar Essack, who was speaking to TechCentral

In what is being seen as a significant development for the digital audio broadcasting industry, LG Electronics has unveiled the world’s first smartphone that supports the DAB+ standard. Industry players hope the move by the Korean consumer electronics giant will

South Africa still hasn’t switched on commercial digital terrestrial television broadcasts, but that isn’t holding back the broadcasting industry from running trials to test digital radio broadcasts based on Digital Audio Broadcasting and Digital Radio Mondiale

South Africa “won’t be held to ransom” by That was the warning on Friday by communications minister Faith Muthambi, who was speaking to TechCentral on the sidelines of a Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association event in Johannesburg where she

State-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech, in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will begin a digital radio trial in October using the digital audio broadcasting plus (DAB+) standard. A separate but related trial is under way using a technology called

South Africa is taking concrete steps towards introducing digital radio broadcasts using a standard known as DAB+, with a trial planned for 2014. The move will usher in greater competition in the radio sector, with digital eventually likely to replace the familiar FM and AM dials. Radio broadcasters

Botswana has adopted the Japanese standard for digital terrestrial television instead of the European standard favoured by many of its neighbours, a newspaper report has said, prompting sharp criticism from an industry body. According to Botswana’s DailyNews newspaper