Set-top box producers set the record straight

CZ Electronics opens the doors to its East Rand manufacturing facility to show the decoders used for digital migration are proudly South African.

Mokonyane to shelve USAASA's digital migration role

The communications minister slams USAASA's wrongdoing in overseeing the production process of digital migration set-top boxes.

Mum's the word as migration deadline creeps up

May 8, 2018

The race to complete the switch to digital by next June is doubtful, as the communications ministry remains silent on project implementation.

Set-top box manufacturing tug-of-war looms

Feb 26, 2018

Despite making legal headway with the digital migration procurement process, USAASA is still under strict instruction not to procure STBs.

Govt criteria for free digital TV decoders isolate millions

Feb 13, 2018

Over a million households that don't qualify for subsidised decoders risk being in the dark when SA finally switches from analogue to digital TV.

DOC sets cut-off date for set-top box registration

Feb 7, 2018

The communications ministry announces a 31 March deadline for registration of government-sponsored set-top boxes in North West and Free State.

DOC expects to meet digital TV deadline

Jan 24, 2018

The communications ministry appeals for mechanisms to fund the digital migration as it looks to meet the June 2019 deadline.

Top ICT projects govt should focus on in 2018

Jan 15, 2018

Analysts shine light on some of the long-awaited ICT projects that should be government focal points going forward.

East London community gets digital TV decoders

Jan 12, 2018

The communications ministry begins installing government-subsidised set-top boxes in East London's Scenery Park.

Namec slams 'blatant abuse of power' in encryption warfare

Dec 4, 2017

The electronics industry body wants heads to roll amid revelations the policy on non-encryption for SA's digital migration project was inappropriately adopted.

DA intensifies calls for set-top box probe

Nov 27, 2017

In the wake of fresh corruption allegations, pressure mounts for the public protector to investigate the procurement of government-subsidised digital TV decoders.

DOC committed to digital migration targets

Nov 24, 2017

The communications ministry is driving installations of digital TV decoders in the Free State in line with fast-tracking the migration project.