News, Releases & Submissions

Mar 16, 2011

SOS comments on the Dept of Comms strategic plan 2011-14 – 16 March 2011

After analysing the DOC’s strategic plan for 2011 to 2014, the SOS Coalition was concerned that the Department’s promised broadcasting policy review had fallen off the […]
Mar 22, 2011

Tech Central – New Office for Digital Migration – 22 March 2011

The Department of Communications is planning to set up a new office to manage the digital migration process. New_Office_for_Digital_Migration_-_22_March_2011
Mar 23, 2011

SOS – Policy Suggestions on the Digital Dividend – 23 March 2011

SOS puts forward its initial suggestions on the digital dividend. Digital_Dividend_Para
Mar 24, 2011

Prof. Guy Berger – Response to SOS’s Policy Suggestions on the Digital Dividend – 24 March 2011

Prof Guy Berger, from Rhodes University, puts forward his view on SOS’s policy suggestions on the digital dividend. Prof_Guy_Bergers_response_to_SOSs_initial_positions_on_the_digital_dividend_-_March_2011
Mar 25, 2011

Mail and Guardian – SABC told to air BCCSA ruling at primetime – 25 March 2011

The SABC has been told by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) to run apology for its reporting around the Robert Gumede / Sam […]
Mar 25, 2011

Mail and Guardian Editorial – A Matter or Ethics – 25 March 2011

The M&G newspaper welcomes the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa’s ruling on the Sam Sole / Robert Gumede matter. The BCCSA ruled in favour of […]
Mar 28, 2011

Tech Central – Digital TV Here In A Year – 28 March 2011

Tech Central talks to the SABC’s Chief Technology Officer, Richard Waghorn about progress on migration to digital TV. Waghorn says that new set top boxes should […]
Mar 28, 2011

Tech Central – Sentech: From Zero to Potential Hero – 28 March 2011

Sentech carries most of the country’s terrestrial television and radio signals. It was in danger of collapse. Six months ago it could not collect more than […]
Mar 31, 2011

Mail and Guardian – Special Investigating Unit uncovers massive state corruption – 31 March 2011

The Special Investigating Unit has uncovered massive corruption, in the region of R2.4bn at the SABC SIU_uncovers_massive_state_corruption_-_31_March_2011
Mar 31, 2011

Tech Central – Harvesting the Digital Dividend – 31 March 2011

Migration from analogue to digital will free up a big chunk of valuable radio frequency that should take wireless broadband to a much wider consumer audience. […]