digital migration

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.

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.

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.

May 31, 2018

Govt can't accelerate digital migration alone, says minister

Minister Nomvula Mokonyane eyes partnerships with industry players, as she explores 'how' best to implement the digital migration project over the next 12 months.

Internet for All making progress, says Cwele

Minister Siyabonga Cwele's budget speech lauds connectivity programme, details how digital TV delay is costing government millions.

Minister acknowledges digital TV challenges

Ten years after the digital migration policy was approved, government is still looking at how best to implement the analogue switch-off process.

Mum's the word as migration deadline creeps up

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

Apr 16, 2018

SA on path to digital radio

Digital broadcasting services can improve spectrum efficiency and spectrum management, and offer choice for South African audiences, says ICASA.

Mar 23, 2018

Sentech appoints new COO

The signal distributor names Tebogo Leshope as its chief operations officer.