Browsing: Chris Maroleng

Hell no, we won’t pay, DStv boss tells SABC

MultiChoice South Africa CEO Calvo Mawela has hit out at the SABC’s call for it to pay to carry its public service channels on DStv, saying it will not do so if so-called “must-carry” regulations are amended or scrapped

DStv is profiting unfairly from us, SABC says

Must-carry regulations, which require DStv parent MultiChoice and other satellite pay-television providers to carry the SABC’s three free-to-air channels, are unfair and commercial broadcasters are exploiting

Maroleng to start work at SABC: report

Chris Maroleng has officially been appointed as the new chief operating officer of the SABC and will start work on 1 February, SABC News Online reported on Tuesday. His appointment comes despite apparent objections

MTN’s Chris Maroleng to be named SABC COO

MTN group executive for corporate affairs Chris Maroleng soon will be named to the key position of chief operating officer of the SABC. Sunday World reported that Maroleng would take fill the position, replacing the controversial

MTN slammed over bosses’ millions

Nearly 40% of MTN shareholders voted against the advisory endorsement of the group’s remuneration policy at its AGM on Thursday. Only 62,6% of those who voted, did so in favour

MTN to reimburse customers after outage

MTN plans to compensate some of its one million customers who were hit by a network outage this week. The telecommunications operator said on Monday that it was experiencing connectivity issues that affected approximately one million voice

MTN fined in Uganda

Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN has been slapped with a Ugandan court order to pay $662 000 (R9,3m) in damages for alleged anticompetitive behaviour. It is understood that MTN supplied a mobile money transfer

Finally, some clarity from MTN

After two weeks of uncertainty in which its share price fell by 17,5%, MTN finally provided some clarity to shareholders on Monday. The announcement that CEO Sifiso Dabengwa had resigned with immediate effect led to the first substantial engagement with the market since the operator was issued

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