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.
Ndabeni-Abrahams appoints USAASA’s executive caretaker
Following sexual misconduct claims against the previous USAASA administrator, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has swiftly found a replacement in Basil Ford.
Search for new USAASA administrator under way
Comms minister to appoint replacement USAASA administrator following sexual misconduct claims against the previous appointee.
2020: What lies ahead for ICT policy and regulation?
Dr Charley Lewis shortlists some of the key developments that are lying in wait down the 2020 road.
Minister withdraws USAASA administrator’s appointment
Ndabeni-Abrahams withdraws the appointment of Newyear Ntuli as administrator of the agency following allegations of sexual misconduct.
Probe finds USAASA lost R34m in irregular expenditure
The comms minister details the investigation, which included the alleged irregular appointment of former CEO Zami Nkosi.
R1bn set-top box stock sitting at USAASA warehouses
The agency’s acting CEO looks to distribute a million set-top boxes, which are costing government R56 million annually in storage fees.
Manufacturing of outstanding digital TV decoders gets under way
BUA-Microtronix resumes manufacturing of the digital migration set-top boxes, promising to complete the outstanding order within the next three months.