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SABS approved set top boxes for digital TV will apparently cost a pretty penny
South Africans can look forward to purchasing expensive set top boxes (STBs) in order to receive digital TV signals.
This is according to Masa Sugano, first secretary of economic and commercial affairs at the embassy of Japan in Pretoria.
Sugano is involved in the battle between ISDB-T and DVB-T to become the South African digital broadcasting standard. Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting – Terrestrial (ISDB-T) is a standard for digital television and radio broadcasting developed in Japan.
DVB-T vs. ISDB-T: The …
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A delegation from Japan is in South Africa to demonstrate their digital broadcasting standards under South African conditions
Sentech recently hosted a technical demonstration of the Japanese ISDB-T digital broadcasting standard at their site in Kameeldrift, which was requested by the Brazillians and Japanese to prove that the technology could work under South African conditions.
Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting – Terrestrial (ISDB-T) is a broadcasting standard for digital television that was developed in Japan.
DVB-T and ISDB-Tb: The saga in brief
The South African Department of Communications (DoC) surprised local stakeholders when ex-director general …
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Just another South African text against the adoption of the ISDB-T standard.
It’s been almost six months since Southern Africa’s broadcasting industry was thrown into turmoil over the department of communications decision to review the standard SA should use for digital television migration.
And with the clock ticking, broadcasters and manufacturers are losing patience with the silence from the department.
The longer uncertainty drags on, the more it appears the department has no idea what to do about it while broadcasters sit on their hands waiting for some semblance of clarity on what …
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Dois dos principais canais de TV da África do Sul, M-Net e E.Tv esquentaram ainda mais as discussões sobre a decisão do governo em voltar atrás da decisão de adoção do padrão europeu de TV Digital (DVB-T).
Em uma coletiva de imprensa realizada no dia 08 de Junho, ambos disseram que se a decisão for favorável à adoção do padrão japonês, seria então “desastroso” para o país. Disseram ainda que a decisão de reabrir o debate foi uma “bobagem” e uma falta de “respeito” com os esforços feitos pela indústria de …