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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

Sentech made no request to the department of communications to manage the control system for digital terrestrial television and is fine with a court decision that the system be managed by free-to-air broadcasters instead. In May 2012, communications minister Dina Pule instructed Sentech to

The road to digital migration in local television is paved with good ­intentions, vested ­interests, legal disputes and delays. In 2006, South Africa told the International Telecommunication Union it would switch from analogue to digital broadcasting by 2015 and the first digital migration policy

Amid calls by the Democratic Alliance for President Jacob Zuma to fire her, communications minister Dina Pule has hit back at a weekend newspaper report that said her alleged boyfriend, Phosane Mngqibisa, potentially stood to gain from a political instruction she gave in 2012. The Sunday Times

Communications minister Dina Pule’s instruction in May 2012 that state-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech be the manager of the control system for digital terrestrial television may have indirectly benefited her alleged boyfriend

Democratic Alliance MP and spokesman on communications Marian Shinn has called for Dina Pule to be removed as communications minister following new allegations against her published in a weekend newspaper. The Sunday Times reported that Pule’s

Lack of certainty around the encryption and access control mechanisms to be used for digital terrestrial television, along with how millions of set-top boxes will be subsidised for poorer households, looks set to throw South Africa even further off track

Free-to-air broadcaster has filed papers in the high court in Johannesburg against communications minister Dina Pule, accusing of her acting unlawfully in appointing Sentech to manage the control system that will be used in the set-top boxes that are needed for consumers to receive digital terrestrial television signals