Deadline for digital migration still to be set - minister

2018-12-04 16:47

The official date to switch off analogue signal for broadcasting is yet to be set by the minister of communications.

Govt abandoning direct involvement in set-top box programme

2018-10-11 20:26

Government is abandoning direct involvement with the set-top box programme, and is phasing out to a "market/retail" approach instead.

Sentech's Aldred Dreyer to lead SA's digital migration project

2018-06-25 16:05

Communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane has announced that Sentech executive Aldred Dreyer will head up a new Project Management Office to handle the country's stop-start migration from analogue to digital broadcasting.

Naspers 'extremely serious' about MultiChoice issue - CEO

2017-12-06 09:20

Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk says the internet and media group is taking the revelations about MultiChoice's payments to the then Gupta-owned ANN7 "extremely seriously".

Claim of Zuma family foul play regarding SA's digital migration

2017-08-06 14:42

The public service and administration chief director has submitted an affidavit to Speaker Baleka Mbete, accusing President Jacob Zuma of lying to Parliament, reports the Sunday Times.

SA set to meet analogue switch-off deadline after court ruling

2017-06-09 05:00

South Africa is a step closer to meeting its December 2018 deadline to switch off analogue, after the Constitutional Court ruled against an appeal by e.tv.

SA to miss digital migration deadline again

2017-05-02 16:51

South Africa could once again miss the deadline for digital migration due to “supply chain management irregularities" and "collusion issues" parliament's portfolio committee heard.

SKA goes digital as Northern Cape switches off analogue TV signal

2016-10-27 11:54

The first phase of the analogue switch-off and migration to digital broadcasting will start with analogue signals being switched off in the Northen Cape.

Muthambi grilled over 'slow' digital migration

2016-09-15 18:20

The communications minister has been hauled over the coals by her own party who told her that her management of the digital migration project was "found wanting".

Muthambi lashes out at Nzimande over digital TV

2016-06-21 11:50

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has hit out at Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande over recent comments he made about digital television.

 

Digital migration: What does it all mean?

2018-10-22 06:45

Government is ramping up migration to digital terrestrial television (DTT), Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said at a briefing on Friday. But what is DTT and why is it needed?

Mokonyane appoints advisory council to speed up digital migration

2018-07-10 07:15

Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane has announced the appointment of a 12-member Broadcasting Digital Migration Advisory Council to help speed up the long-awaited DTT plan.

Cutting data costs a government priority - Patel

2018-02-20 10:08

Government will prioritise bringing down data costs as part of developing an economy in line with the fourth industrial revolution, says Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel.

Political will key to rapid digital TV rollout

2017-11-07 06:00

A faster rollout of digital television is dependent on political will, according to Laurent Petit of satellite company SES.

SA moves closer to analogue switch-off as minister, broadcasters meet

2017-07-06 09:14

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo is set to meet with local broadcasters in the latest progression towards the country’s broadcasting digital migration.

Communications minister wants to speed up SA's digital migration

2017-05-26 14:05

Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo says her department will expedite South Africa’s digital migration process so that it can take place before December 2018.

SA’s set-top boxes won’t be ‘dummy’ devices - govt

2016-11-23 16:22

A spokesperson for the department of communications says in an opinion piece that criticism of the country's set-top box project has been "unfortunate".

Court saga puts set-top box production on ice

2016-09-16 12:01

Another delay has hit South Africa’s digital broadcast migration project as the agency behind the rollout of set-top boxes has temporarily halted production of these devices.

Faith Muthambi eyes 2018 analogue TV switch-off

2016-08-26 07:30

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is hoping that South Africa’s plan to switch to digital television broadcasts will be at an advanced stage by the end of 2018.

Russel Yeo: From ‘Poison Ivy’ to ‘Faith’ – Digital Migration had no hope

2016-06-02 16:03

Despite signing a 2006 agreement that the country would have digitally transformed by June 2015, the light at the end of the tunnel is still out of sight.

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