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Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT)

The purpose of the DTT Regulations is to:

  • Regulate the digital migration of terrestrial broadcasting services;
  • Prescribe the conditions for the allocation of the channel in Multiplex 1 and Multiplex 2 for the purpose of the digital migration and the creation of a platform for digital terrestrial television;
  • Prescribe the procedure for the authorisation of digital incentive channels;
  • Set the time frames within which digital migration is to be achieved by the terrestrial television broadcasting service licensees; and
  • Prescribe the conditions for the allocation of channel capacity in any additional Multiplex (Multiplex ‘n’) for the purpose of providing Digital Terrestrial Television during and/or after migration.

For more information about DTT draft regulations, see the table below.

Title Publish Date Gazette Number Download
Title Publish Date Gazette Number Download
Explanatory Memorandum on the Repeal of the Digital Migration Regulations and the publication of the Draft Digital Terrestrial Television Regulations 2011-09-28 34642
AVUSA Media Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Bay Community TV Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Cell C 2011-11-10 34642
Civil Society Coalition (SOS) 34642 2011-11-10 34642
e-tv Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Kagiso Media Submission 34642 Part 1 2011-11-10 34642
Kagiso Media Submission 34642 Part 2 2011-11-10 34642
List of Submissions for 34642 2011-11-10 34642
M-Net Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Media Monitoring Africa Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Moibile TV Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
MTN Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
National Youth Development Agency Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Neel Smuts Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
NYDA 2 2011-11-10 34642
Sentech Letter 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Sentech Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
South African Broadcasting Corporation 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Square Kilometre Array Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Telkom Letter 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Telkom Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Tshwane Community Television Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Walking on Water Television Submission 34642 2011-11-10 34642
Draft regulations on the Digital Terrestrial Television Regulations 2012-08-14 35592
Written representation: DTT Regulations by Ellipsis Regulatory Solutions CC 2012-08-16
Siyaya Free To Air (PTY) LTD written response to ICASA's revised draft regulations. 2012-08-16
Sentech Limited's written response to the Amendments to the Draft DTT Migration Regulations. 2012-08-16
Prime Media written response to ICASA’s revised draft regulations 2012-08-16
Written representation on the ICASA's revised Draft DTT Regulations by Highway Africa 2012-08-16
Mobile TV (PTY) LTD written response to ICASA's revised Draft Regulations 2012-08-16
Written representation on the ICASA's revised Draft DTT Regulations by Civil Society Coalition 2012-08-16
Written representations on the amended DTT Regulations by the South African SKA Project 2012-08-17
Written representations on the draft DTT Regulations 2012 by the Walking on Water Television (Pty) Ltd 2012-08-17
Written response on the revised draft DTT Regulations 2012 by the BanziNET (Pty) Ltd 2012-08-17
Cape Town TV written response to the second round of public consultation on the Draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-17
Public hearings on Draft Regulations on the DTT Regulations by BanziNET 2012-08-28
Oral Presentation on ICASA's Draft DTT Regulations by Kagiso Media 2012-08-28
The Square Kilometer Array in Africa, ICASA Public Hearing - Ntokozo presentation 2012-08-28
Primedia's representations on ICASA's draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-28
M-Net representations on ICASA's draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-28
Highway Africa response to ICASA's revised Draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-28
SIYAYA TV response to ICASA's revised Draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-28
ICASA public hearings on Draft Regulations on the DTT Regulations by Right2Know 2012-08-28
SOS revised draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-28
Narrow-Band Broadcasting on DTT, the only home for Community TV and other Local Broadcast Services 2012-08-28
WOWtv presentations on draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-28
TopTV presentations on draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-28
Mindset Network presentations on draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-28
SABC submission on the Draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-28
Submission by SABC on the ICASA's amendment to the draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-17
Submission by On Digital Media (PTY) Ltd on the ICASA's amendment to the draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-17
Submission by e.tv (PTY) limited on the decision to amend the draft Digital Terrestrial Television Regulations 2012-08-16
Right2Know Campaign's written submission to the ICASA's revised Draft DTT Regulations 2012-08-16
DTT Regulations Submission by Digital Radio Mondiale South Africa 2012-08-16
DTT Regulations Submission by Avusa Media Limited 2012-08-16
Written submission on proposed amendment to draft DTT Regulations by Telkom 2012-08-16
Presentation on Draft DTT Regulations 2012-09-13
DTT State of Readiness presentation, 27-28 Nov 2012 2012-11-29
Explanatory memo on the decision to withdraw & republish the Draft DTT Regulations for public comments 2009-09-04 32559
Draft Digital Terrestrial Television Regulations 2009-03-31 32083
Draft promotion of diversity and competition on DTT Regulations, Gazette No.35998 2013-05-14 35998