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DA gives poor grades to ICT ministers

In its annual assessment of the cabinet, the Democratic Alliance has given poor grades to the ministers of communications and telecommunications & postal services. South Africa’s largest opposition party scored telecoms

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Push for more affordable roaming in SADC

The high cost of roaming in the Southern African Development Community region has come under the spotlight at a meeting of ICT ministers taking place in Durban, with renewed calls for operators to reduce roaming costs in

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Minister reaffirms new digital TV deadline

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has reiterated her commitment to see all South Africans migrating from analogue to digital television by December 2018. “I have full appreciation of the impact that

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Set-top box report must be made public

Communications minister Ayanda Dlodlo must release the report arising from the investigation into the procurement process for the state-sponsored set-top box procurement process in the light of the publication

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Minister to meet broadcasters on digital TV

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo will today meet broadcasters following the 8 June constitutional court ruling on digital migration. The meeting will be held with broadcasters SABC, e.tv, StarSat and other stakeholders

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SABC board fires Hlaudi Motsoeneng

Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been fired. SABC interim board chairwoman Khanyisile Kweyama said on Monday that the public broadcaster’s former chief operating officer had been given his marching orders. Motsoeneng was dismissed over comments

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TV migration plan still in doubt

The victory this week in the constitutional court by former communications minister Faith Muthambi over e.tv may not mark the end of the long-running dispute over encryption in South Africa’s digital television

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Muthambi judgment: what it really means

The constitutional court on Thursday upheld an appeal by MultiChoice subsidiary M-Net, the SABC and the minister of communications against a ruling by the supreme court of appeal that the minister (at the time Faith Muthambi)

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TV encryption: Muthambi wins concourt battle

Former communications minister Faith Muthambi has won a constitutional court battle against e.tv over encryption in the set-top boxes for digital terrestrial television. The minister, who was shifted out of the portfolio

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