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Digital Sound Broadcasting Under the Spotlight

Digital Sound Broadcasting Under the Spotlight


Department of CommunicationsComment is sought on the Policy Directive Regarding the Introduction of Digital Sound Broadcasting (DSB) in South Africa.The communications department published the invitation for comment in Government Gazette…

Broadcasting Amendment Bill Withdrawn from Parliament


Department of CommunicationsThe Broadcasting Amendment Bill has been withdrawn from parliament.The bill was tabled in parliament at the end of 2015.It was withdrawn in accordance with Rule 334 of the…

BEE Policy for Media Sector Under Development


Department of CommunicationsA black economic empowerment policy for the media sector is under development.The communications minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, announced this during an address at the Community Media Summit in Johannesburg.According…

Timeframe for Comment on Public Broadcasting Service Extended


Department of CommunicationsThe deadline for comment on the National Public Broadcasting Service has been extended.At the end of June 2018, the communications department called for written proposals on the review…

Broadcasting Digital Migration Advisory Council Appointed


Department of CommunicationsThe communications minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, has appointed the Broadcasting Digital Migration Advisory Council.The communications department announced this in a statement.The appointment was made in terms of the Broadcasting…

Review of Public Broadcasting Policy on Track


Department of CommunicationsThe review of the public broadcasting policy is in the pipeline.The communications department has called for written proposals on issues for consideration in Government Gazette 41738.Some of the…

Review of the SABC on the Cards


Department of CommunicationsA review of the public broadcaster and the frameworks that govern it is in the pipeline.The communications minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, announced this in a statement on broadcasting policy…

SABC Seeks Chief Financial Officer


Department of CommunicationsAn invitation to apply for the Chief Financial Officer position at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has been published in Government Gazette 41404.The successful applicant will be…

Comment Sought on Draft Number Portability Regulations


Department of CommunicationsDraft Number Portability Regulations have been published for comment.The proposed regulations were drawn up in terms of Section 68 read with Section 4 of the Electronic Communications Act.The…

Comment Sought on Draft Regulations on Code for Persons with Disabilities


Department of CommunicationsDraft regulations on a code for persons with disabilities have been published for comment.The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) published the draft regulations in Government Gazette 41265.The proposed regulations…