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Cape Town - Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo announced on Friday that her department will speed up South Africa’s digital migration process so that it can take place sooner than December 2018.

South Africa has on a number of occasions missed its deadline for migration from analogue to digital broadcasting due to funding challenges, power struggles and legal battles.

The initial deadline for the migration process was June 17 2015. The South African Development Community region subsequently agreed to set December 2016 as the new deadline, which South Africa again missed.

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