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The first of February 2016 has been set as the day when analogue television broadcasting will be converted and replaced by digital television. “Cabinet was briefed on progress made on the digital migration programme. It approved the commencement of the dual-illumination

The Internet today is far bigger and more inextricably linked to our daily lives than its creators in the 1970s and 1980s could have imagined. So perhaps it is not surprising that some of the structures put in place decades ago may have failed to keep pace with its

Democratic Alliance MP Marian Shinn wants cabinet to “review and reverse” the broadcasting digital migration policy it adopted in March to “break the legal logjam that is crippling South Africa’s migration to digital broadcasting”. Her remarks

South Africa is part of a small list of countries that have failed to even get out of the starting blocks regarding digital migration, according to an international body. In 2006, South Africa and other countries in Europe, the Middle East and

Despite South Africa’s missing the deadline to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting by Wednesday, 17 June, South Africans would still be able to watch free-to-air television, the communications ministry said. “Minister of communications

More than a decade after South Africa started preparing to switch off analogue terrestrial television, the deadline government agreed to with other nations to end the broadcasts has not been met. This Wednesday, 17 June, marks the date that

Spectrum is a finite, national resource which has enormous value, as has been highlighted in recent spectrum auctions around the world. Across Africa, regulators have an opportunity to realise the benefits of the 800MHz digital dividend and, following the

South Africa “won’t be held to ransom” by e.tv. That was the warning on Friday by communications minister Faith Muthambi, who was speaking to TechCentral on the sidelines of a Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association event in Johannesburg where she

Communications minister Faith Muthambi said in a statement on Wednesday morning that government has decided to abandon South Africa’s digital migration project. This follows years of wrangling over the switchover from analogue to digital television