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'Digital terrestrial television was not discussed at ANC meeting'

The Department of Communications says the issue of possibly reversing governments’ decision to implement un-encrypted digital terrestrial television (DTT) was never discussed at the ANC’s national general council over the weekend.

DTT is set to replace the analogue signal used to transmit free-to-air channels such as the SABC offerings, e.tv and an array of community stations.

Cape Talk/ 702's Stephen Grootes spoke to the ministry of communication's Mish Molakeng, who refuted media reports that there would be a reversal of un-encrypted DTT.

Listen to the conversation below:

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