Deputy Minister Tandi Mahambehlala leads public awareness on broadcasting digital migration, 1 Dec

Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala to lead public awareness broadcasting digital migration in East London, Eastern Cape

Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala is to lead a public awareness on Broadcasting Digital Migration, and she will connect television owning households onto digital platform in East London, on the 1st of December 2017. There are more than half million qualifying television households in the Eastern Cape. To qualify for these government subsidised decoders, television viewing households must be earning less than R3200 per month. The national average registration for Set-Top-Boxes per day is sitting at 3000; while an average of 1400 decoders are installed daily.

The visit by the Deputy Minister to East London coincide with the commemoration of World Aids day. The Department of Communications together with its entities will also use the opportunity to highlight awareness around HIV/ADIS and 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children.

Source: Government of South Africa