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How to miss a deadline

Sentech is almost R1 billion short only days before the pre-set dual illumination broadcast date.

01 November 2008

Only days before state signal distributor Sentech is meant to go live with its dual illumination process, it has still to acquire the funds required for the three-year process that will see South Africa migrate from analogue to a digital broadcasting model.

Avoiding the question of meeting the 1 November deadline, the company said it's certain that discussions with the Department of Communications (DOC) on whether it will receive the funds will be "finalised soon".

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