USAASA wants eVoucher system for digital migration
The agency is turning to technology for assistance in catching up with the migration from analogue to digital television.
Sentech on the hunt for set-top box developers
The state-owned entity advertises for manufacturers to co-develop, supply and deliver feature-rich set-top boxes for digital terrestrial TV, direct-to-home and IP networks.
Set-top box delivery still a ‘drop in the ocean’, says acting director-general
The communications ministry’s acting DG reveals that just over 600 000 set-top box installations have been done as part of the digital migration.
Communications ministry reveals key timelines for USAASA
The Universal Service and Access Agency of South Africa will be converted into the Digital Development Fund by the end of March 2023, the comms ministry tells Parliament.
USAASA to bolster management team with new CEO, CFO
The Universal Service and Access Agency of SA advertises the positions of CEO and CFO, as it looks to bring permanent stability to its executive committee.
Dodgy tenders dog EOH’s progress
The company faces uncertainty regarding historical taxes that may be due as a result of the impact of the fraudulent transactions.
USAASA denies spending R1.8bn on digital TV project
The agency refutes reports that it has spent R1.8 billion on the pending procurement of the Integrated Digital Television project.
Comms department stands firm on USASSA caretaker appointment
The department moves to quell concerns over the appointment of Basil Ford as executive caretaker at the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA.
USAASA suspends officials amid digital migration investigation
The agency places six officials on precautionary suspension following a preliminary investigation into irregularities relating to digital migration.
USAASA spends R5m a month on set-top box storage
The state-owned company looks to install over 800 000 digital migration decoders by next March, and courts signal distributor Sentech to help with project management.
Numbers don’t lie: Government’s slow crawl to digital TV
In five years, only 500 000 qualifying households out of nearly five million have been connected to digital TV decoders.