Browsing: Mark Rosin

DStv to add four channels

MultiChoice and, the two broadcasters which have for years been battling each other in public and in the courts over digital terrestrial television encryption, appear to be getting a little cosier. said on Tuesday in a statement that it

News ordered to retain primetime news

Communications regulator Icasa has turned down a formal request from to cancel its primetime news bulletin, saying doing so would not be in the public interest. The move is a blow to the free-to-air broadcaster, which

Now SABC said to mull end to prime time news

The SABC has followed free-to-air rival in asking communications regulator Icasa to allow it to stop broadcasting a news bulletin in prime time, the Democratic Alliance said on Monday. The move follows

News wants news out of prime time

Free-to-air television channel has asked communications regulator Icasa to amend its licence to allow it to broadcast its 6.30pm news bulletin outside of prime time. Under its current licence

News channels boss resigns

The MD of channels at, Monde Twala, is leaving the free-to-air commercial broadcaster in the latest of a string of high-level executive changes. Twala is expected to exit the company in April. Just over a week

Management shake-up at parent

Maxwell Nonge, MD of free-to-air satellite provider OpenView HD, has been named as chief technology officer of parent eMedia Investments, while Patrick Conroy, the MD of eNCA, will take over from Nonge at OpenView HD. At the same time, veteran journalist

Set-top box battle headed to supreme court has been granted leave to appeal by the high court in Pretoria, setting the stage for a legal showdown at the supreme court of appeal in Bloemfontein between communications minister Faith Muthambi and the free-to-air broadcaster over set-top box encryption

News ‘committed’ to digital TV chief operating officer Mark Rosin has said the free-to-air broadcaster is “disappointed” after losing a high court application brought against communications minister Faith Muthambi over the use of encryption in

News loses battle over TV encryption

The high court in Pretoria has dealt a huge blow to free-to-air broadcaster, stating amendments to South Africa’s broadcasting digital migration policy, gazetted in March, will remain in force. “The court has affirmed

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