State to subsidise poor for digital TV

2012-12-28 15:13

Government will subsidise decoders for 5 million poor households by R490, 70% of the R700 that other homes will pay when the country migrates to digital terrestrial television (DTT).

Poor households include those with a monthly income of R3 200, are dependent on social grants, or pay the R70 concessionary SABC TV licence for the indigent and pensioners. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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