DIGITAL COVERAGE

Full market launch of digital TV is expected to take place during the firts half of 2010. To make sure everything goes smoothly, digital TV broadcasting will be phased in one area at a tim, after launch in 2010. Remember, we will be extending covarage steadily, so be sure to visit this page regularly during 2010 for updates. In future, you will be able to submit your postal code in order to check when your area will be going live. This function will be available once market launch is initiated. Currently trials of Set Top Boxes and digital broadcasting signals are being conducted by free-to-air broadcasters (SABC, e.tv) and pay TV (MNet). The map below indicates where these trials are being conducted with a sample of around 3500 STBs in households.

Click here to see the high-level Go Digital Roadmap for SA