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South Africa, Mozambique sign radio frequency interference deal

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Staff writer ▼ | June 12, 2015
Broadcasting
Agreement   The International Telecommunication Union deadline

The agreement between South Africa and Mozambique to minimise potential radio frequency interference as a result of migrating from an analogue to a digital broadcasting system was signed.

After next Wednesday, all countries who missed the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) deadline to switch off analogue broadcasting to digital broadcasting system will no longer be protected against signal interference.

South Africa is embarking on the process of signing and concluding agreements’ with the Southern African neighbours who will not be able to meet next week’s digital migration process deadline (June 17, 2015).

Mozambique is the fourth country to sign the agreement of cooperation in mitigating cross border radio frequency spectrum interference. Neighbouring countries that have already signed the agreement are Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland.


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