Yet another deadline set by the South African government to complete the now 10-year-overdue migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television has been allowed to slide.
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South Africa will complete its digital migration project by 2022 at the earliest, the acting government director-general with operational oversight of the project said in an exclusive interview with TechCentral.
Even when South Africa has completed the switch-off of analogue television broadcasting signals as part of the long-delayed broadcasting digital migration project, the spectrum may still not be available for broadband operators.
The SABC has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent times. The question that needs answering is: what needs to be done to fix it?
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has dashed hopes for the urgent licensing of new broadband spectrum to mobile operators.
Communications regulator Icasa said on Tuesday that it is naming its new head office in Centurion, Pretoria after the divisive former minister of communications, Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri.
If former communications minister Roy Padayachie was doing the Guptas’ bidding, as his predecessor, Siphiwe Nyanda, now suggests, it’s deeply disappointing.
Communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane, appointed to the portfolio by President Cyril Ramaphosa in February, has promised to announce plans soon to kick-start South Africa’s stalled and long-delayed digital
South Africa has yet another communications minister. Nomvula Mokonyane, the former minister of water affairs & sanitation, is the 10th person to hold the position in as many years. Since 2008, South Africa has had
So, government is considering merging Broadband Infraco and Sentech. This makes little sense and suggests the ANC is so blinded by its ideological opposition to privatisation that it won’t make decisions that are patently in