Digital TV
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.


SADC lags in digital TV implementation

SA is among the majority of SADC nations playing catch up to meet the ITU's call for countries to migrate from analogue to digital.

Nov 7, 2016

Digital TV: three years off deadline mark

Communications minister Faith Muthambi eyes December 2018 to complete South Africa's digital TV migration project.

Sep 26, 2016

ICASA changes spectrum auction conditions, pushes date

The regulator has changed the schedule for the spectrum auction and made changes to stipulations on BEE and data speeds.


Digital TV project dodgy tender deals

A National Treasury report finds irregularities in the tender processes for set-top-boxes production.

Sep 15, 2016

Muthambi defends digital TV slow progress

The Department of Communications continues to implement the digital migration project despite hiccups, minister Faith Muthambi tells Parliament.?


Digital TV storms Golden Globes

Streaming services stormed the Golden Globe nominations, turning established broadcasters into also-rans.

Sep 28, 2015

Sentech-Intelsat to expand African digital TV

The signal distributor and global satellite services firm sign a deal to boost digital TV and direct-to-home services in Africa.

Aug 13, 2015

Digital apartheid

Those who cannot afford satellite TV will remain stuck in a quagmire of endless terrestrial repeats after SA moves to digital TV.

Jun 25, 2015

Court ruling clears way for digital TV

The High Court has dismissed etv's application against the communication minister's latest amendment to the digital TV policy, clearing the way for migration.

Jun 17, 2015

Digital TV deadline comes, and goes

The International Telecommunication Union will cease to protect analogue broadcasting today.

Mar 24, 2015

Tender squabble to derail digital migration

Digital TV migration could be pushed back four years if the Department of Communications pulls the tender process in-house.

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