The big switch to Digital Terrestrial Television – more than just entertainment at stake

The government has set March 2022 as the deadline for the country to move over to digital terrestrial television transmission in all provinces. Several court actions by service providers, coupled with the high turnover of ministers in the communications portfolio have bedevilled the process, delaying its finalisation for years and preventing South Africans from benefiting from a range of improvements that DTT signal offers. Recent developments appear to be taking us in the right direction.