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Set-top box dispute goes to arbitration

Two black-owned set-top box manufacturers are headed to formal arbitration proceedings – and possibly to court – after the government agency responsible for procuring decoders for South

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SA firms churn out 650 000 TV set-top boxes

About 650 000 locally made set-top boxes have been delivered to the Post Office as part of South Africa’s broadcasting digital migration project, the department of communications revealed in parliament on Thursday. The bulk of those boxes

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SA’s first DTT set-top boxes are here

The first government-subsidised and locally manufactured set-top boxes for South Africa’s digital terrestrial television (DTT) migration project, have started rolling off a production line at an electronics factory in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg. CZ Electronics

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Encryption move cost SA 10 000 jobs: claim

Government’s decision not to mandate the use of an encryption system in set-top boxes for digital terrestrial television “probably cost South Africa 10 000 jobs”, the head of one of the country’s largest electronics manufacturing companies has claimed. CZ Electronics chief operating

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Usaasa may lose set-top box project

The man tasked with running South Africa’s digital migration project at the department of communications, Solly Mokoetle, says the Universal Service & Access Agency of South Africa has jumped the gun by launching a multibillion-rand tender before a final policy

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Legal fallout over SA-made smartphone

A court battle could be on the cards after a deal between CZ Electronics and Seemahale Telecoms to design and develop South African-manufactured smartphones and tablets collapsed last week. CZ Electronics, which owns a hi-tech manufacturing facility on Johannesburg’s East Rand, announced on Friday that a company

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SA-made smartphones to hit shelves

By early next year, South Africans will be able to buy locally designed, developed and manufactured smartphones and tablet computers built through an initiative between two independent, black-led companies, Seemahale Telecoms and CZ Electronics. Seemahale makes networking