South Africa - Services on Air - History

26.01.2017

The DAB+ trial will consist of 1 mux broadcasting 20 X stereo channels using various bit rates in the province of Gauteng. All of the participants will use slide show and other PAD services like SLS. Five slideshows are dynamically generated. Participation is not limited to Gauteng based broadcasters thereby allowing broadcasters from other provinces to trial. One third of the mux is reserved exclusively for community broadcasters. In total there will be 20 DAB+ services on air, 18 DAB+ programmes will run simulcast on AM/FM and 2 will be exclusive to digital.

18.08.2015

The DAB+ trial will consist of 1 mux broadcasting 18 X 64 kbps stereo channels in the province of Gauteng. All of the participants will use slide show and other PAD services like SLS. Five slideshows are dynamically generated. A total of 40 radio services will participate and services will be rotated to give each broadcaster a chance to trial. Participation is not limited to Gauteng based broadcasters thereby allowing broadcasters from other provinces to trial. A process of rotation will apply to enable all 40 broadcasters to get a fair chance. One third of the mux is reserved exclusively for community broadcasters. In total there will be 18 DAB+ services on air, 16 DAB+ programmes will run simulcast on AM/FM and 2 will be exclusive to digital.

29.09.2014

The DAB+ trial will consist of 1 mux broadcasting 18 X 64 kbps stereo channels in the province of Gauteng. Most of the participants will use slide show and other PAD services. A total of 40 radio services will participate and services will be rotated to give each broadcaster a chance to trial. Participation is not limited to Gauteng based broadcasters thereby allowing broadcasters from other provinces to trial. A process of rotation will apply to enable all 40 broadcasters to get a fair chance. One third of the mux is reserved exclusively for community broadcasters. In total there will be 20 DAB+ services on air, 18 DAB+ programmes will run simulcast on AM/FM and 2 will be exclusive to digital.