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Brazil promises SA cash, skills for digital TV

Brazil has set aside money and expertise to help South Africa if it ditches its commitment to the European standard for digital terrestrial television and stumps for the standard used in the South American country instead.
André Barbosa Filho, special advisor to the presidency of Brazil, says that if SA decides to adopt Brazil's integrated service digital broadcasting terrestrial (ISDB-Tb) standard, it will bring in people to discuss joint ventures for the manufacturing of television sets, mobile television handsets and digital set-top boxes.

He says the country has set aside funds to bring in representatives to begin discussions.

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Posted on 12 Jul 2010 11:53


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