The SABC board and management on Tuesday met with Deputy Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Pinky Kekana, who has been delegated to do oversight at the public broadcaster.
The Communication and Digital Technology Department has rolled out tablets and digital television set to schools in the Vhembe district.
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.