Budget: DOC outlines plans for digital migration


The communications ministry seeks to ensure 1.5 million digital TVs are installed over the medium-term period.

Govt criteria for free digital TV decoders isolate millions

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

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

Dear Film and Publication Board... Free our kids!

Attempts by the department of communications and the Film and Publications Board to impose restrictions on digital channels should be rejected, says Richard Firth, CEO of MIP Holdings.

Parliament to decide ICASA chairman's future

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane turns to Parliament to deal with Rubben Mohlaloga's appointment saga, despite the initial decision to appoint him with fraud charges over his head.

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.

Limpopo schools get tech savvy

Jan 18, 2018

Two high schools in the province receive computer facilities to kick-start the 2018 academic year.

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.

Digital migration campaign advances to Eastern Cape

Oct 26, 2017

The communications department embarks on another broadcasting digital migration awareness campaign.

DOC makes progress with migration campaigns

Oct 25, 2017

The communications department exceeds its digital migration awareness campaign target.

DOC bears the brunt of Cabinet reshuffle

Oct 18, 2017

Government's communications department undergoes its third leadership change in three years, as fears of further delays to the digital migration project resurface.

New comms minister in surprise Cabinet reshuffle

Oct 17, 2017

President Jacob Zuma appoints Mmamoloko Kubayi as communications minister, moves Ayanda Dlodlo to home affairs.