MultiChoice has strongly criticised former communications minister Yunus Carrim, who on Tuesday told the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into state capture that a controversial 2013 channel supply agreement between MultiChoice and the SABC amounted to “policy capture”.
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MultiChoice Group and Dimension Data decided to liquidate Vast Networks, South Africa’s largest public Wi-Fi hotspot provider, after several attempts to sell the business fell through.
Long-serving MultiChoice Group director Imtiaz Patel will relinquish his executive duties in September 2020, the pay-television broadcaster said on Tuesday.
A jobs bloodbath is looming at pay-television operator MultiChoice Group, which said on Friday it will enter into a “consultation process” with 2 194 of its employees as part of a “strategic realignment of its customer service delivery model”.
Icasa has decided to conduct an inquiry into the so-called “must-carry regulations”, which allow MultiChoice and other pay-television operators to carry the SABC public service channels at no cost.
MultiChoice Group made its market debut in Johannesburg on Wednesday morning as a JSE Top40 company with a market capitalisation of about R44-billion shortly after 9am.