Browsing: Kagiso Media

Kagiso New Media and radio station Jacaranda FM, both of which are subsidiaries of Kagiso Media, have announced plans to run a proof-of-concept pilot starting this week that will investigate the feasibility of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to provide

Kagiso Media, the fast-growing media group that has radio and Internet assets and which is bidding for a pay-television licence, has launched its first TV venture, a free-to-air channel called Glow TV on the OpenView HD satellite bouquet. OpenView HD is a new free-to-air direct

Investment company Kagiso Tiso Holdings has offered to purchase the remaining shares in Kagiso Media, the company said on Tuesday. Kagiso Tiso currently owns 51,1 percent of Kagiso Media. “Through this transaction, Kagiso Tiso is offering

Iconic radio station Capital Radio 604, which broadcast to audiences in KwaZulu-Natal and beyond in the politically turbulent 1980s and 1990s, may soon be back on the medium-wave dial after being off air for the past 17 years. A group of investors, which includes

For the longest time, little much has really happened in South Africa’s broadcasting sector. But big changes are now looming. Barely a week seems to go by now without significant new developments in broadcasting. In recent weeks alone, there’s been news of plans to launch South Africa’s first comprehensive trial of digital

Mobile TV, the company hoping to introduce mobile television services in South Africa using Korea’s digital multimedia broadcasting (DMB) standard, believes there will be substantial demand for its services. But rival Kagiso Media is less convinced. The company wants to offer

Mindset Media Enterprises, the commercial arm of the not-for-profit Mindset Network, has applied for a pay-television licence to bolster its existing educational and health content offerings. However, Kagiso Media, which is also seeking a licence from the Independent Communications Authority

Kagiso Media wants to offer a pay-television platform that includes a high degree of local content to lower- and middle-income households as part of a bouquet that will cost consumers less than R240/month. The company is, however, concerned that delays in the migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television will further

Digital terrestrial television must be “affordable” for consumers and the “significant market power” of broadcasting signal distributor Sentech must be addressed with “pro-competitive remedies”, says the company’s regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa). Icasa

The GSMA Association, which represents most of the world’s mobile operators, has opened a permanent office in Nairobi in Kenya. The office, housed at the city’s iHub, will allow the association to work more closely with its members throughout the continent. The move shows a