Minister Nomvula Mokonyane addresses Free State Digital Migration Colloquium, 25 Oct

The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane to deliver a keynote address at the Free State Digital Migration Colloquium

The Minister of Communications Ms Nomvula Mokonyane will tomorrow, 25 October 2018, deliver a keynote address at the Free State digital migration colloquium in Bloemfontein.  

As announced in the media briefing of 19 October 2018, the Free State Province will be the first province to be switched off in December, 2018, with a total number of 117 transmitters to be switched off.The Department of Communications in collaboration with the Free State Provincial Government are currently hosting a three-day colloquium on broadcast digital migration which started on the 23rd until the 25th October 2018.

The objectives of the colloquium is to; enhance the communication and awareness and education of the migration programme; fast track the viewer migration element in the areas of registrations, distributions and installations and attract local installers and grow the Free State provincial database.

“The provincial government of Free State is hosting a joint DTT colloquium with the department and other stakeholders so as to galvanize the province and unlock the opportunities within the project to benefit the people of Free State” said Minister Mokonyane.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date: Thursday, 25 October 2018.
Time: 10: 30
Venue: PACOFS, 12 First Avenue,  Bloemfontein.

For media enquiries, contact:
Mildred (Milly) Matlou
Cell: 063 257 0030

Issued by Department of Communications

Media Statement date: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018