A process called “digital restacking” could take up to two years to complete, delaying the allocation of prime radio frequency spectrum to telecommunications operators to 2022.
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Communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane said government has set July 2020 as the firm and final deadline by which time analogue terrestrial television broadcasts must be switched off.
Netflix is growing faster than even its most bullish fans on Wall Street predicted, soothing doubts about its global prospects and sending its already-stratospheric stock higher.
MultiChoice said on Monday that it is adding the Joox VIP streaming music service as a free value-add to DStv Premium, Compact and Compact Plus subscribers.
As much as it pulls at our heartstrings, the SABC’s sad attempts to invoke “Living the legacy” as a slogan should not sway government from ruthlessly resetting its focus on more crucial projects.
Artists and record companies lose about R39-billion in revenue annually because small business owners typically stream music from personal accounts rather than a commercial-use licence.
US retail giant Walmart is looking to create an online store that would sell other companies’ video services, according to people familiar with the talks, opening up a new front in its fight with Amazon.com.
Usaasa will complete the distribution of all manufactured set-top boxes, satellite dishes and aerials but not be involved in procuring any further devices for South Africa’s digital television migration project.
Government will give vouchers to indigent households to buy set-top boxes from commercial providers rather than continuing with a plan to run the project itself.
The department of communications is expected to provide more information next week about its decision to pull the plug on buying more set-top boxes for South Africa’s digital migration project.