Department of Communications
4:20

Govt promises to complete digital migration by 2020

SA will complete the switch from analogue to digital television within the next two years, says minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

2:40

ICASA acts against gross misconduct

A response to a Parliament question shows the regulator dismissed 16 employees over the last five years, with gross insubordination cited as the top reason.

1:40

DOC sets record straight about STB funding

The communications ministry claims set-top box procurement cost just over R900 million, amid reports government spent a fortune on the devices.

5:30

Digital migration U-turn creates more confusion

Despite government paving a new way to complete the migration from analogue to digital TV, the industry has lingering questions on how the model will be implemented.

1:50

Government abandons set-top boxes

The state adopts a revised model for the rollout of the digital migration project, which sees it abandon the set-top box idea.

2:50
Sep 21, 2018

Cabinet gives SA's digital migration progress thumbs up

Although SA's digital migration has been plagued by numerous hurdles, government's executive branch is satisfied with the progress made over the past 10 years.

4:00

DOC taps broadcasters for digital TV public awareness

The communications ministry partners with local broadcasters for an educational drive on digital migration, as well as to accelerate the uptake of set-top boxes.

3:50

Consumers bear brunt of digital TV delay, says lobby group

The National Black Consumer Council slams the countrys slow process to switch from analogue to digital TV, saying the delay has been at great cost to consumers.

4:30

Has set-top box reached its sell-by date?

Government encourages households that don't qualify for subsidised decoders to consider integrated digital TVs, signalling possible changes in the approach to digital migration.

2:30

DA seeks clarity on digital TV review

The opposition party believes the advisory council's tasks aim to only deliver short-term goals for analogue switch-off.

2:10

DOC sets up digital TV advisory council

The communications ministry appoints a council to advise minister Nomvula Mokonyane how government can ensure SA meets the digital migration deadline.

3:30
Jul 9, 2018

DTPS lifts lid on entities' corruption cases

SITA tops the list as the department's entity with the most reported cases for contravening anti-bribery and corruption legislation.

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