Three media companies have collectively been fined tens of millions of rand for price fixing and the fixing of trading conditions. The Competition Commission wants the firms to cough up for their “cartel conduct”.
At Radio Days Africa last week, the deputy minister of communications, Pinky Kekana, stressed the benefits and importance of implementing digital radio in South Africa, calling DAB+ “a game changer”. While the radio industry is gearing
The delivery of audio over the Internet could render a plan by communications regulator Icasa to license new digital radio broadcasters moot, Primedia, which already owns several commercial FM and AM radio
Media houses and other organisations challenging the signal jamming during the state of the nation address in February and parliament’s policy on broadcasting have been granted leave to appeal the matter at the supreme court of appeal, an attorney for the applicants tweeted on Thursday
Media houses and other parties are asking the Western Cape high court to find that a clause in parliament’s broadcasting policy is unconstitutional and invalid because it does not allow the public to view all activities on the floor. Steven Budlender, for the applicants
The Western Cape high court on Tuesday dismissed an urgent interim application for an order enforcing uninterrupted audio and a wide-angle shot of the parliamentary chamber during disruptions. Judge Owen Rogers delivered the order within a few minutes
Cinema chain Ster-Kinekor has announced plans to build its first new IMAX theatre in Gauteng, at a Pretoria mall. It’s the second IMAX theatre to be opened in South Africa following the launch last year of the first such facility at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping