Wednesday, November 24, 2010
BREAKING. The SABC is no longer investing in digital terrestrial television (DTT) other than keeping its pilot project on the air.
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The SABC is no longer investing further money in its digital terrestrial television (DTT) pilot project, other than keeping it on the air and broadcasting what its been doing the past few months.
''We're not investing any more in the DTT project other than keeping it on the air until we understand what the DTT broadcasting standards for South Africa are and what the roll-out dates are,'' said Robin Nicholson, the acting group CEO of the SABC in a parliamentary hearing of the SABC board. ''We've done the technical evaluation and now we're waiting.''
''We're waiting for the regulations and standards. The SABC has proven its capability to broadcast DTT; we continue to do so. There is no roll-out of set top boxes (STB's), there is no DTT standards.''
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