SABC set-top boxes won’t allow blocking of non-payers

2013-11-01 08:48

The SABC’s digital terrestrial television (DTT) set-top boxes won’t have a control system that could have allowed the broadcaster to cut off non-payers of TV licences remotely.

It said having a set-top box with conditional access would put an extra burden on consumers and drive up the cost of the device.

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