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.

MultiChoice review uncovers procedural shortcomings

The Naspers-owned TV giant admits to mistakes in relation to ANN7 but finds no irregularities in regulatory submissions to former communications minister Faith Muthambi,

ICASA to probe MultiChoice

The DA confirms the regulator will launch an investigation into allegations of undue influence by the pay-TV giant over the digital migration process.

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.

ANC sets new deadline for digital TV

Dec 21, 2017

The African National Congress wants to see SA's digital migration process completed by June 2019.

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.

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.

Alkema urges business execs to help fix SA education

Oct 27, 2017

Peter Alkema, CIO of business banking at FNB, says we need the next generation of thinking inside our borders.

CIOs must be schizophrenic: take orders and lead the way

Oct 26, 2017

Almost 60% of CIOs now have a seat on the executive board, but only 30% are seen as drivers of innovation, the 2017 Brainstorm CIO Survey finds.