The Communications Department has expressed its readiness to meet its 31 December deadline of switching off from analogue to digital terrestrial television. This emerged during a three day conference on the broadcast digital migration in Bloemfontein.
Communications Minister, Nomvula Mokanyane, has pledged that the government will continue to promote the legacy of keeping girl-children in schools, making health services accessible to the masses.
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says government will comply with the latest July 2020 deadline to migrate from analogue to DTT.
Political party, Congress of the People (COPE ) has called on the Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane and Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa to intervene in a dispute between the SABC and national soccer association, the South African Football Association (Safa).
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokoyane is willing to consider an SABC request for a government guarantee and engage National Treasury if the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board requires such an option.