Faith Muthambi
7:30

Industry lauds decision to unify comms ministry

After much criticism of the 2014 split of the comms department, the decision to reconfigure the telecoms and broadcasting ministries is welcomed as a boost for effective regulation.

2:20

Mokonyane hopes for single communications ministry

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

2:20
Feb 26, 2018

Set-top box manufacturing tug-of-war looms

Despite making legal headway with the digital migration procurement process, USAASA is still under strict instruction not to procure STBs.

1:40

ICT skills essential for community development workers

Patience Mushungwa, minister Faith Muthambi's advisor, believes public sector community development workers need ICT skills.

6:20
Feb 1, 2018

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,

5:30
Dec 4, 2017

Namec slams 'blatant abuse of power' in encryption warfare

The electronics industry body wants heads to roll amid revelations the policy on non-encryption for SA's digital migration project was inappropriately adopted.

4:30

DOC bears the brunt of Cabinet reshuffle

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

2:20
Jul 7, 2017

DOC minister talks digital migration with broadcasters

Ayanda Dlodlo met with SA's broadcasters to discuss how to take the long-awaited digital migration process forward.

3:30

Minister sticks to ANC policy on digital TV

Ayanda Dlodlo will follow the African National Congress policy which calls for encrypted decoders for digital migration.

2:10
Jun 12, 2017

MultiChoice welcomes ConCourt DTT ruling

The group believes last week's ruling in favour of non-encryption of set-top boxes will pave the way for SA's long-awaited migration to digital TV.

2:50
Jun 9, 2017

ConCourt backs Muthambi on digital migration

The Constitutional Court finds in favour of former communications minister Faith Muthambi, ruling that set-top boxes will not have encryption capabilities.

3:30

Dlodlo flips the script on digital migration

Communications minister Ayanda Dlodlo reportedly intends to adopt ANC policy on encryption for digital TV, undoing efforts by predecessor Faith Muthambi.

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