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South Africa”s Sentech to Test DAB+ and DRM

South Africa”s Sentech to Test DAB+ and DRM

Aug 27, 2014 11:13 AM, Doug Irwin, CPBE AMD DRB

JOHANNESBURG�The South African state owned broadcast infrastructure provider Sentech will start testing DAB+ for VHF, and DRM for medium wave, beginning in October, according to

Sentech”s CEO Setumo Mohapi is sanguine about the new technology. “The benefits are huge. There will be more services and more radio stations. Complementary data services will come naturally on the digital platform.”

The trials will run for a year and will provide coverage throughout the Gauteng province.