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South Africa

South Africa Television Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Analogue to digital transition > Analog switch off > End 1/11/2011 2011
Analogue to digital transition > Official launch 2006-03 2006
List of TV stations

SABC - state broadcaster, operates three national TV networks, two pay-TV channels

e.tv - free-to-air, commercial; also operates news network eNCA

M-Net - pay-TV, pan-African audience

2012
Percentage of Government (public) television institutions 33.33% 2005 16th out of 70
Percentage of private television institutions 66.67% 2005 51st out of 69
Percentage of public channels with national coverage 75% 2005 19th out of 66
Ratio of private to Government (public) television institutions 2 2005 48th out of 65
Total number of channels 4 2005 42nd out of 72
Total number of channels per million people 0.0847 2005 63th out of 69

SOURCES: Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Digital terrestrial television; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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