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.


Unencrypted decoders a 'fruitless' expense

The policies and processes of SA's switch to digital terrestrial television are flawed, says Namec's Adil Nchabeleng.


Digital migration delay 'killing' manufacturers

Delays in making digital TV a reality in SA are crippling local electronics manufacturers, say local producers and an industry body.


Back to drawing board for digital tender

Government asks all digital decoder bidders to provide more information, prompting worries of interference in the process.

Apr 10, 2015

Set-top box tender rubberstamped?

USAASA's reported decision to award the multibillion-rand tender to all bidding parties is questioned.

Feb 16, 2015

Altech 'toes party line'

The firm comes out in support of Namec's call for spending on digital migration decoders to be localised.

Feb 13, 2015

Altech UEC endorses Namec's call for support

The company says it fully supports Namec's call for more involvement by local electronic manufacturers in the digital migration programme.


Namec wants chunk of digital migration tender

The association lobbies to be awarded at least half of the R4.3?billion set-top box tender while the bid evaluation process is ongoing.

Sep 9, 2014

Namec brawl leads to legal action

Both sides of Namec's divided leadership take legal action against each other, with electronic manufacturers set to be the biggest losers in the fight.

Jan 18, 2011

Namec may go to court over DTTV

Smaller manufacturers and software developers will suffer because of government's decision to use DVB-T2, it says.

Jan 5, 2011

Group to lobby against DTTV standard

An association of emerging manufacturers wants SA's digital debate to be re-opened, a move that could further delay switchover.

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