R550m SABC deal haunts Dina - report

2013-10-13 11:05

The controversial R550m contract granting MultiChoice exclusive rights to the SABC’s archive was sanctioned by axed communications minister Dina Pule.

SABC, Sentech agreement ground breaking

2013-08-28 19:05

The agreement between the SABC and Sentech to broadcast on the signal distributor's direct to home satellite platform is ground-breaking, the Communication Workers' Union says signs digital deal

2013-08-16 21:38

The signing of a memorandum of understanding between and transmission provider Sentech will allow the launch of new multiple channels on its digital terrestrial television platform

DA wants broadband plan

2013-04-10 20:01

The communications department should present its new plan for the proposed wireless broadband roll-out to Parliament the DA says.

Pule: Digital migration will create jobs

2013-02-11 18:07

The launch of digital terrestrial transmission will create an opportunity for the local content industry to flourish, says Communications Minister Dina Pule.

Sentech delay enrages telecoms

2012-04-15 13:52

Government IT firm Sentech sits idle with technology that promises greater connectivity, increased speed of doing business and can contribute millions to the economy.

Sentech to focus on digital TV support

2011-04-13 15:48

State broadband provider Sentech says its priority is to roll out infrastructure for SA's move to digital terrestrial TV broadcasting.

Body to review pay of SOE board

2010-10-17 11:47

A service provider has been appointed to review the salaries of state-owned enterprise board members, Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda says.

Sentech woes signal more twists

2010-08-15 10:44

Another Sentech executive has been suspended by the state-owned broadcast signal distributor, allegedly for leaking information about financial mismanagement.


New free satellite TV service starts in SA

2013-10-03 11:33

Freevision has started as new free satellite TV offering for South African viewers, offering 38 TV channels and 16 radio channels for a once-off decoder cost.

SABC on 'own' direct to home satellite

2013-08-26 17:13

SABC channels will soon be broadcast on signal distributor Sentech's direct to home satellite platform.

Pule to streamline SOCs

2013-06-06 19:23

Communications Minister Dina Pule is to hold more regular update meetings with heads of state-owned companies (SOCs), she says.

DTT will boost local content

2013-02-11 18:53

The launch of digital terrestrial transmission will create an opportunity for the local content industry to flourish, Communications Minister Dina Pule says.

Digital broadcasting on track: Minister

2012-05-08 22:30

The switch to digital television broadcasting is on track, Communications Minister Dina Pule has told MPs.

SA's ICT market boasts growth to R179bn

2011-05-31 12:48

The information and communication technologies sector touched R179bn last year and is expected to expand steadily, says Communications Minister Roy Padayachie.

City Press ordered to apologise

2010-12-02 14:04

The Press Ombudsman has ordered City Press to apologise for insinuating that former Sentech chairperson Quraysh Patel breached the Finance Management Act.

MPs send 'rude' Sentech packing

2010-08-31 12:19

A parliamentary hearing into Sentech's turnaround strategy has been called after the state-owned entity showed "disrespect" by submitting related documents late.

Sentech hijacked

2010-08-01 08:56

The auditors of a company owned by Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda is at the centre of financial mismanagement and irregular expenditure allegations at Sentech.

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