set-top box (stb)

  1. Kevin Lancaster

    Set-top box winning bidders announced

    Set-top box winning bidders announced The names of 26 bidding organisations that have each won a piece of South Africa’s R4.3bn set-top box tender have finally been revealed.
  2. Kevin Lancaster

    Set-top box control bad for the poor

    Set-top box control bad for the poor A control system in the boxes required for television watchers to switch from analogue to digital would force the poor to pay for access to information, the Right2Know Campaign said on Monday
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    Set-top boxes will have control access

    Set-top boxes will have control access: Minister Cabinet has approved the digital migration amendment policy which will see an access control system included in television set-top boxes
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    Digital TV in SA: the fight continues

    Namec fight over digital TV in South Africa Founding members of the National Association of Manufacturers in Electronic Components have accused its “self-styled” chairman of “massive fraud”
  5. jes

    ANC told me to give R500-million to Cell C, says Usaasa's Morudu

    ANC told me to give R500-million to Cell C: Morudu A former senior manager at South Africa’s broadband-for-all agency has implicated the ANC in contract irregularities involving Usaasa
  6. jes

    'They're after our billions!' reckons Usaasa

    They’re after our billions! – Usaasa The real reason a controversy is being created around the “broadband for all” agency is to get at the billions of Rands in its coffers, Usaasa has said
  7. jes

    We need encryption for good TV in South Africa, says E-tv

    Want good TV in SA? We need encryption: E-tv Allowing digital TV decoders that don’t comply with South African standards to receive our signal will be bad for both industry and consumers, E-tv has argued
  8. jes

    More setbacks for Digital TV in SA: SACF

    More setbacks for Digital TV in SA: SACF South Africa could still honour the ITU deadline for digital migration, if everything goes perfectly.
  9. jes

    SA Digital TV decoders must support encryption: SACF

    SA Digital TV decoders must support encryption: SACF The South African Communications Forum called a press conference to address what it says is a “wrong view” on Cabinet’s DTT set-top box decision
  10. jes

    SA held ransom by broadcasters: Minister Carrim

    SA held ransom by broadcasters: Minister Carrim The Ministry of Communications has issued a statement in the wake of a combative press conference called by MultiChoice and the SABC
  11. jes

    Digital TV in South Africa: no encryption needed, says Cabinet

    Digital TV in South Africa: no encryption needed, says Cabinet Cabinet has adopted changes to policy that makes set-top box control systems optional in South Africa
  12. jes

    Free Internet video streaming TV in South Africa: progress report

    Free Internet video streaming TV for SA progress Both E-tv and Sentech are making headway with their free online video streaming services
  13. jes

    R553-million DStv-SABC deal - questions remain unanswered

    R553-million DStv-SABC deal questions unanswered A review of South Africa’s policy on conditional access and encryption in digital TV continues despite unanswered questions
  14. Jan

    Digital TV decoder control system could be canned: DoC

    DoC plans to fast-track digital television rollout Set-top box control system to be reviewed in order to get digital television rollout back on track.
  15. jes

    DoC drops digital TV decoder legal appeal

    DoC drops digital TV decoder legal appeal Dina Pule has told the Department of Communications (DoC) to drop their appeal against a court decision regarding the digital TV set-top box control mechanism
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