STB

December 27, 2013

Cabinet’s Set-Top Box Control Compromise Must Promote Universal Access and Media Diversity

CABINET’S SET-TOP BOX CONTROL COMPROMISE MUST PROMOTE UNIVERSAL ACCESS AND MEDIA DIVERSITY The SOS Coalition notes Cabinet’s decision of 20 December 2013 on set-top box (STB) […]
June 30, 2014

DTT and the Conditional Access Debate

A fact sheet outlining the benefits and potential shortcomings of conditional access and encryption.
November 27, 2014

Letter to Minister of Commuincations Concerning Conditional Access for Set-Top Boxes

Dear Minister, RE: Regarding Conditional Access for Set-Top Boxes We are concerned about the future of free-to-air television in South Africa if a conditional access system […]
January 26, 2015

Letter to Minister of Communications: On Why South Africa Needs Conditional Access

Attention: Hon. Faith Muthambi Minister of Communications 26 January 2015 Dear Minister, RE: On Why South Africa Needs Conditional Access We have written to you and […]
January 26, 2015

Letter to Minister of Communications on Why SA Needs Conditional Access

SOS wrote to the Minister of Communications to plead with her to motivate for the inclusion of conditional access and encryption in government manufactured STBs.
February 4, 2015

LETTER TO MINISTER OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ON WHY SA NEEDS CONDITIONAL ACCESS

SOS wrote to the Minister of Economic Development to plead with him to motivate for the inclusion of conditional access and encryption in government manufactured STBs.
March 6, 2015

Free STBs for South Africa’s Poor Only Half the Victory – Our People Deserve More

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and the SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (SOS) note the announcement made at yesterday’s cabinet briefing concerning the long-awaited broadcasting digital migration. […]