Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi has said that the South African government will only announce a switch-off date for analogue television when everything is in place.
New SABC chief executive officer Frans Matlala said the public broadcaster going forward will tell the truth but will also be “balancing the perspective”.
There was mixed reaction to the announcement that Frans Matlala had been appointed SABC chief executive officer.
Frans Matlala has been appointed as the SABC’s new chief executive officer, saying “I need to acknowledge the honour I’ve been given”.
Naspers is firmly on the road to providing digital terrestrial television, according to a summary of its year-end consolidated results released on Monday.
While revenue at MultiChoice has increased 17%, Naspers has reported lower profits from its video entertainment division.
The Gauteng High Court has ruled against broadcaster e.tv in its challenge of government’s decision not to encrypt set-top boxes for digital broadcasts.
Walking on Water Television has lodged an application with Icasa for a number of video and radio channels.
MultiChoice is giving four of its DStv Premium TV channels to the cheaper DStv Compact package for a limited time.