Browsing: Lara Kantor

Pule set to crack open TV rights

Could pay-TV operator MultiChoice, which owns DStv, be forced to allow rival broadcasters access to premium sports and entertainment content that it has bought rights to? If communications minister Dina Pule gets her way, this could happen.Pule told parliament on Tuesday

Battle lines drawn over digital TV

Kagiso Media, which has previously expressed interest in launching both free-to-air and pay-television services, says digital terrestrial broadcasting may be on the “brink of irrelevance” and the longer the process is delayed, the less likely new players are to be successful. CEO Omar Essack made the comments

Tuning in to the digital age

Worldwide, the broadcasting industry is being turned on its head by the Internet. It’s no different locally, where technological advances — online and otherwise — are taking place at an unprecedented pace and leaving

Broadcasters slam DOC over digital TV rethink

Commercial broadcasters M-Net and have torn strips off the department of communications over government’s decision to revisit SA’s commitment to the digital video broadcasting terrestrial (DVB-T) standard. At a joint press conference on Tuesday, both broadcasters said that if government went back on its commitment to DVB-T