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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

Terrestrial television offers remarkably little choice to SA consumers, who are limited to three SABC channels and commercial free-to-air channel Not much has changed in the past decade, except that has eaten into the SABC’s viewership while DStv, owned by Naspers’s MultiChoice, has grown steadily more dominant as

Broadcaster says the most recent draft digital terrestrial television (DTT) regulations published by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) will make it impossible for free-to-air services to compete with DStv and other pay-TV operators. It says the draft regulations, published in July

The fight for what SA consumers’ television future will look like is hotting up. The broadcasting regulator’s new draft regulations for digital ­terrestrial television, the migration to which is already years behind schedule, came under fire this week at public hearings and could result in further delays. Nigeria, Namibia

The move to digital terrestrial television isn’t simply a chance for set-top box manufacturers to make a quick buck. It presents a unique opportunity to introduce new competition in the broadcasting market where, until now, consumers have had precious little choice. In terrestrial broadcasting

Black-owned investment company Kagiso Media would like to launch both subscription and free-to-air television services but will only do so if the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) crafts digital terrestrial broadcasting regulations to create

Internet company Yahoo is coming to SA. It plans to launch an SA news and information portal this month, TechCentral has established. The move would put it in direct competition with Microsoft’s Howzit MSN, which is operated under licence by Kagiso Media