Calls for extension of digital migration deadline

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Broadcasting Corporation says it hopes the 31st of March analogue switch off deadline will be extended.

The country is expected to move fully from analogue television signals to digital. But numerous broadcasters say they're not ready.

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Even the SABC has admitted there's been slow progress in registering and installing set-top boxes. Is this deadline realistic?

We got some expert opinion from Former Digital Broadcasting Advisory Body Member, Dimitri Martinis, and Media Monitoring Africa director William Bird.


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