Department of Communications

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DOC looks to accelerate digital TV project

The communications ministry sets up a separate office that will be entirely dedicated to the country's digital migration project.

It's time to introduce coding in schools, says govt

The state considers implementing coding in schools to develop skills and future-proof the careers of young South Africans.

Rubben Mohlaloga's suspension up in the air

The ICASA chairperson challenges his guilty judgement, making it difficult for minister Nomvula Mokonyane to suspend him from his post.

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 hopes for single communications ministry

The communications minister supports calls to have a single ICT-focused government department.

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.

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