The Competition Commission has elected not to refer complaints against pay-television operator MultiChoice and its SuperSport subsidiary to the Competition Tribunal.
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Streaming services pose a significant threat to MultiChoice’s future growth potential, but they are by no means the only risks exercising the minds of the pay-television operator’s management team.
Communications regulator Icasa has announced that it intends launching a probe into South Africa’s pay-television market after various attempts in recent years to introduce competition to dominant operator
Pay-television operator On Digital Media, which owns StarSat (formerly TopTV), has won a significant victory at communications regulator Icasa that will allow the company finally to emerge
Troubled pay-television broadcaster StarSat, formerly known as TopTV, is being forced to retrench staff, according a report in the Sunday Times. The newspaper says StarSat issued section 189 notices to employees last week and has blamed difficult
The television entertainment industry in South Africa is in for significant disruption in the next 18 months. And couch potatoes look set to be the biggest beneficiaries as competition intensifies between traditional broadcasters and new Internet streaming providers
StarSat parent On Digital Media (ODM) has no intention of withdrawing a complaint it lodged against MultiChoice in 2013 at the Competition Commission, in which it accused its rival of engaging
This was unexpected. Walking on Water Television, one of four new companies offered licences eight years ago to launch subscription television services, is finally getting ready to come to market
The SABC and MultiChoice will launch its rerun entertainment channel, called SABC Encore, on 11 May on DStv. The launch of SABC Encore, which formerly would have been called SABC Entertainment
A technical glitch connecting a satellite uplink station in Slovenia caused significant downtime for StarSat viewers on Monday and into Tuesday, but the company is confident the problem has now been