Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will be required to regularly brief the Communications Committee in Parliament about the progress of discussions to address the financial crisis at the SABC.
DA Member of Parliament Phumzile Van Damme says the majority of South Africans who depend on the SABC for information will be among the hardest hit if the Public Broadcaster hits Day-Zero and can no longer pay its staff.
As pressure mounts for South Africa to meet the world deadline of switching from analogue to digital, the Free State has now set the pace in the digital migration journey with set-top boxes, for Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT), being rolled out to low income families.
The Communications and Postal Services department has rolled out free wi-fi connection, tablets, laptops and a digital television set to the Louis Trichardt High School in Limpopo.
Communications Deputy Minister, Pinky Kekana, has welcomed the findings of the Commission of Inquiry into sexual harassment at the SABC.