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Despite a supreme court of appeal judgment on Tuesday, which set aside a 2015 amendment to South Africa’s broadcasting migration policy, the communications minister, Faith Muthambi, has vowed to press on with the digital terrestrial television migration

E.tv has won the latest battle in the long-running war over digital terrestrial television in South Africa, potentially throwing the long-delayed project off-track once again. The supreme court

The Competition Tribunal heard on Wednesday that pay-television operator MultiChoice took control of valuable assets of the SABC and influenced a key SABC policy materially, through an agreement that only became public after somebody leaked it. Steven Budlender SC

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

Cabinet’s decision to provide free set-top boxes to 5m poor South Africans does not go far enough, two public broadcasting advocacy groups have said. Media Monitoring Africa and the SOS Coalition say government should have required that

MultiChoice has hit back strongly at claims by another media group Caxton and by two public broadcasting advocacy groups that its 2013 deal with the SABC over the supply of two television

Media group Caxton and two public broadcasting advocacy groups, SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa, are challenging a 2013 deal between MultiChoice and the SABC that appears to have led to the latter abandoning its support of

A court battle is set to rage over newly expanded powers that communications minister Faith Muthambi has gained over the SABC board, City Press newspaper reported on Sunday. “The changes