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6 Steps to pain-free digital migration
6 Steps to pain-free digital migrationArticle

People are reluctant to try new things. At companies, particularly larger organisations, decision-makers are naturally risk-averse...

Kevin South 10 Sep 2019

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Digital migration in Zambia delayedArticle

In Zambia, the digital migration could be delayed by alleged cash flow problems of TopStar, the country's technical partner...

2 Sep 2019

Automation of CX is the only way to grow your business
Automation of CX is the only way to grow your businessArticle

Doing more with less. Working in an agile way. These phrases are typically mentioned when describing essential components of doing business in the digital age...

Kevin South 19 Aug 2019

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SES contributes to Ivory Coast's digital migrationArticle

Ivory Coast's 2020 aim is to switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting with a multi-year agreement with SES...

5 Jun 2019

Ivory Coast accelerates digital migration
Ivory Coast accelerates digital migrationArticle

Ivorian TV viewers will be able to watch 60 digital TV channels via SES's satellite at 22 degrees West...

29 May 2019

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First 24-hour Kenyan TV business channel launchesArticle

Metropol Corporation launches 24-hour business TV channel, Metropol TV...

2 Apr 2019

StarTimes offers satellite TV access to 1000 Nigerian villages
StarTimes offers satellite TV access to 1000 Nigerian villagesArticle

About 1000 Nigerian villages will benefit from the 10,000 African Villages Project, an initiative of the Chinese Government to provide digital TV access to rural communities across Africa...

15 Jan 2019

4 trends shaping the future of TV and entertainment
4 trends shaping the future of TV and entertainmentArticle

Jacques Bentley from Skyworth highlights four global industry trends that are making waves and are expected to gain even more momentum in 2019...

Jacques Bentley 31 Dec 2018

2019 set to be the year of digital migration
2019 set to be the year of digital migrationArticle

The coming year is set to be a watershed year for SMEs as the last of the late adopters make the switch to digital ICTs...

24 Dec 2018

Multichoice Namibia to launch new content platforms
Multichoice Namibia to launch new content platformsArticle

MultiChoice Namibia this year prioritised fresh new content as well as content makers...

13 Dec 2018

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Everything you need to know about the great digital TV migration of 2019Article

Jacques Bentley from Skyworth writes about what the overdue digital migration means for South Africans...

Jacques Bentley 26 Nov 2018

Africa Video Forum, AfricaCom 2018.
#AfricaCom: 'Don't die with your idea'Article

The Africa Video Forum at #AfricaCom 2018, this year grappled with funding models for original content on the continent and the disruption that mobile brings...

Louise Marsland 23 Nov 2018

Local TV manufacturers call for heavy duties on imported devices
Local TV manufacturers call for heavy duties on imported devicesArticle

Local television manufacturers have called for government to impose heavy import duties on cheap imported decoders and TV sets, in order to grow the local electronic industry and accelerate the implementation of the broadcast digital migration project...

19 Nov 2018

Vodacom Group launches commercial 5G service in Lesotho
Vodacom Group launches commercial 5G service in LesothoArticle

Vodacom Group announced that it has created Africa's first standards-based, commercial 5G service in Lesotho...

28 Aug 2018

Zaza Motha, founder and director of Pout Movement. Image supplied.
#WomensMonth: Surround yourself with people who support your visionArticle

Journalist and entrepreneur Zaza Motha talks about why she felt the need to start her business, Pout Movement, a social enterprise aimed at empowering young women and also talks about the specific challenges faced by many females in the workplace.

Juanita Pienaar 24 Aug 2018

Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?
Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?Article

David Meintjes asks the question, "Can President Ramaphosa breathe new life into South Africa's Digital Economy?"

David Meintjes 15 Aug 2018

Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane |
Department confirms set-top boxes will not be encryptedArticle

The Department of Communications has confirmed that statesponsored set-top boxes will not be encrypted...

Bekezela Phakathi 27 Feb 2018

Digital revolution holds bright promises for Africa
Digital revolution holds bright promises for AfricaArticle

Turning a digital divide into dividends will require effort in Africa, but the rewards are great...

Eleni Mourdoukoutas 13 Feb 2018

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Manyi's ANN7 to lose its DStv spotArticle

MultiChoice had decided to axe the Gupta-linked ANN7 channel from its DStv platform, the payTV group said on Wednesday...

Nick Hedley 2 Feb 2018

DA reveals MultiChoice's part in R100m-a-year plan to influence digital migration
DA reveals MultiChoice's part in R100m-a-year plan to influence digital migrationArticle

SA's leading pay-TV service provider, MultiChoice, is in the hot seat once more with new revelations from the DA over a R100m-a-year plan to gain access to the SABC's "political influence over digital migration"...

Kyle Cowan 30 Nov 2017

Top court to rule on review of SABC deal
Top court to rule on review of SABC dealArticle

The details of the multimillion-rand broadcasting deal between the SABC and MultiChoice may never be made public if the two companies get their way in the Constitutional Court...

Theto Mahlakoana 24 Nov 2017

Trends driving growth in tourism and travel in Africa
Trends driving growth in tourism and travel in AfricaArticle

At the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, Euromonitor International revealed the key trends shaping travel and tourism in Africa.

29 Aug 2017

Kui Kariuki
#Pamro2017: The challenges in changing media consumption habitsArticle

How does ‘going digital' in the television market affect content and viewership patterns? Kui Kariuki from Ipsos Kenya looked at what happened with Kenya's digital migration...

Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2017

Pamro confirms conference speakers
Pamro confirms conference speakersArticle

The Pan African Media Research Organisation (Pamro) has confirmed the speakers for the 18th All Africa Media Research Conference...

11 Aug 2017

African TV seeks out local content
African TV seeks out local contentArticle

Digital migration will allow a broader spread of television content throughout Africa, the NexTV conference heard...

29 May 2017

Most of SA's state-owned companies, including the public broadcaster, are operating at huge losses. Source:
Gigaba promises policy certainty and stabilising SOCsArticle

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says the two most important interventions the government can use to re-ignite growth are providing policy certainty and stabilising SOCs...

Linda Ensor 24 May 2017

House-hunting in the digital age
House-hunting in the digital ageArticle

In the past decade, a technological evolution avalanche has completely changed how consumers acquire just about everything...

3 Apr 2017

GSMA launches Digital Migration Process in Kenya report
GSMA launches Digital Migration Process in Kenya reportArticle

The GSMA's new Digital Migration Process in Kenya report highlights lessons that can be derived from the country's experience with its digital switchover...

3 Feb 2017

MPs to scan SABC probe statements for evidence of perjury
MPs to scan SABC probe statements for evidence of perjuryArticle

Parliament's ad-hoc committee investigating issues at the SABC has vowed to take strong action against individuals who misled it during hearings that concluded last week...

Bekezela Phakathi 16 Jan 2017

Ellies stays solvent despite TV migration delays and Megatron divorce
Ellies stays solvent despite TV migration delays and Megatron divorceArticle

Electronics group Ellies managed to remain solvent despite delays in SA's migration from analogue to digital television and its divorce from Megatron, its interim results released on Thursday showed...

Robert Laing 30 Dec 2016

Employment opportunities for young trainees
Employment opportunities for young traineesArticle

Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says with SABC set to have 16 television channels as a result of the digital migration process, young people will be encouraged to take up careers in the media space...

Lutando Ndamase 27 Nov 2016

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East Africa conference on burgeoning content industryArticle

Broadcast, film and music professional meeting opens next week in Nairobi...

16 Nov 2016

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TV operators need to look beyond piracyArticle

TV Connect Africa: security expert Conax is warning operators to "look beyond piracy - content protection not enough"...

15 Nov 2016

Innovation through technology a powerful modus operandi for organisational success
Innovation through technology a powerful modus operandi for organisational successArticle

South Africa, as one of several African countries striving for leadership in innovation, is committed to providing a firm foundation for companies actively looking to harness the latest technology breakthroughs...

Issued by Topco Media 8 Nov 2016

Telecommunication Minister Siyabonga Cwele.
New regulator one of three wins for Cwele against MuthambiArticle

Telecommunication Minister Siyabonga Cwele has scored three major victories against Communications Minister Faith Muthambi...

Asha Speckman 4 Oct 2016

SABC, where art thou channels?
SABC, where art thou channels?Article

The media's obsequious reportage on Hlaudi made me ponder on a few things that, in my opinion, need attention at the SABC. Frankly, I have heard enough of Hlaudi this, Hlaudi that...

Bonnie Ramaila 26 Sep 2016

Spectrum crunch blamed for data costs
Spectrum crunch blamed for data costsArticle

A "spectrum crunch" is behind SA's high cost of data, a Vodacom official has told Parliament. Parliament's telecoms and postal service committee...

Bekezela Phakati 22 Sep 2016

Set-top boxes on hold amid encryption row
Set-top boxes on hold amid encryption rowArticle

THE manufacture and procurement of set-top boxes, which will be required when digital migration occurs, has been halted pending the conclusion of the legal battle over the nonencryption of the converters, Parliament heard...

16 Sep 2016

Future of Media Conference focuses on exploitation of digital technology
Future of Media Conference focuses on exploitation of digital technologyArticle

The annual Future of Media Conference, hosted by Times Media, will be held in Sandton on 21 July...

8 Jul 2016

Set-top box ruling appeal delays output
Set-top box ruling appeal delays outputArticle

Production of digital TV set-top boxes has been suspended pending the outcome of an application for leave to appeal the recent Supreme Court of Appeal ruling...

Thabiso Mochiko 4 Jul 2016

Digital migration faces further delay as minister appeals
Digital migration faces further delay as minister appealsArticle

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is taking the fight over the set-top box encryption system to the Constitutional Court, a move that could further delay SA's migration from analogue to digital television broadcasting...

Thabiso Mochiko 27 Jun 2016

Muthambi's set-top box rule set aside
Muthambi's set-top box rule set asideArticle

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi was dealt another legal blow yesterday when the Supreme Court of Appeal set aside her decision not to encrypt state-supplied set-top boxes...

Thabiso Mochiko 2 Jun 2016

Journalists simply focus on scandalising the ANC governments says Muthambi
Journalists simply focus on scandalising the ANC governments says MuthambiArticle

The measure of a journalist is in "how ruthless their reporting can be about" the African National Congress (ANC) government, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says...

Bekezela Phakathi 9 May 2016

SABC in bid to add three more channels
SABC in bid to add three more channelsArticle

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is pulling all external advertising for jobs and tenders in any print or other media...

25 Apr 2016

Broadcasting for all eternity.
#CommerceMonth [Behind the Selfie] with... Elouise KellyArticle

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Elouise Kelly, head of marketing at SABC Group Marketing...

Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2016

Cloud adoption can no longer be avoided
Cloud adoption can no longer be avoidedArticle

South African businesses can no longer ignore cloud adoption in the face of two other pressing IT trends - big data and the Internet of Things (IoT)...

Sadiq Munshi 6 Apr 2016

Six trends communications professionals shouldn't ignore in 2016
Six trends communications professionals shouldn't ignore in 2016Article

As we settle into the new year, communication specialists traditionally take the time to evaluate the biggest trends that affected the profession in 2015...

26 Jan 2016

Brace for digital era, media told
Brace for digital era, media toldArticle

Media houses in Zimbabwe will need to have content ready when the country commissions its high definition television channels in April, with initial plans for 12 channels, six going to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation...

Freeman Razemba 8 Jan 2016

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