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The department of communications is confident of winning its constitutional court appeal against encryption of set-top boxes. The supreme court of appeal ruled recently that the decision by communications minister

South Africa’s Naspers, and its subsidiary MultiChoice, may soon forfeit the generic top-level domains they applied for in 2012. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, better known as Icann

Communications regulator Icasa has rejected all five applicants, including the Gupta-controlled Infinity Media Networks, that were seeking new free-to-air television broadcasting licences in South Africa

Gideon Khobane has been named as the new CEO of MultiChoice subsidiary SuperSport. He will take the reins from Brandon Foot, who has been acting as CEO for the past two years and who now take over as

It’s finally happened. South Africa this week launched digital terrestrial television, ushering in a new chapter in the country’s broadcasting history, but one that has arrived many years later than

With little fanfare, South Africa this week kick-started the process of “dual illumination”, a significant milestone in the switch from analogue to digital terrestrial television and a move that

Axed Idols judge Gareth Cliff won a mammoth lawsuit against M-Net on Friday, hours before the first auditions for the show were due to start. The celebrity won his bid to be reinstated as a judge of the popular talent scouting show, Judge Caroline Nicholls ruled in the high

Gareth Cliff’s legal team on Monday afternoon confirmed that Advocate Dali Mpofu has been appointed as the lead attorney in the defamation case he is threatening to file against M-Net. News that Cliff intended filing a R25m lawsuit against M-Net for

Gareth Cliff is reportedly suing M-Net for R25m. According to a report by eNCA on Monday morning, the ex-Idols judge is taking the South African broadcaster to court for wrongful dismissal. Cliff was axed as a judge on the reality singing competition after a Twitter frenzy

Naspers-owned video-on-demand platform ShowMax has reached a deal with Internet service provider MWeb in terms of which users will get three months of “free” ADSL along with three months of complimentary access to ShowMax. The offer is