*** Press Release***
Sentech And SABC Announce A Broadcasting Digital Migration Milestone
In line with government priorities set by the government as per the President’s state of the nation address; the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and SENTECH have reached a significant milestone that paves the way for the launch of the Public Broadcasting Services on the DTT.
SABC and SENTECH are pleased to announce that the two entities have finally agreed on the technical and financial aspects of both DTT and DTH-S (Direct to Home - Satellite) signal distribution services. To this end, the agreement provides a framework for a digital multi-channel strategy for an efficient distribution and consumption of the Public Broadcasting Services by both the content industry and individual citizens of the country.
This agreement signifies an important milestone towards the national launch of DTT in South Africa.