Showing posts with category "media"

Big TV licence change planned for South Africa

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is expected to move forward with plans to introduce a TV licence moratorium or amnesty period in South Africa.

February 10, 2022
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South Africans have stopped paying their TV licences – but a new tax could change that

An analysis of the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s annual reports over the last four years shows that South Africans have steadily stopped paying their TV licences.

February 9, 2022
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Here are all the DStv price increases for 2022

Multichoice has announced price increases for its DStv packages for 2022.

February 8, 2022
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What is the Metaverse? Meta’s team is laying out its vision for this imaginary world

Mark Zuckerberg has a problem money can’t fix: convincing Capitol Hill that the metaverse — whatever that is — isn’t evil.

February 2, 2022
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OLED vs QLED: which is a better TV?

There is no denying the continued battle in TV technology that is OLED vs QLED and this trend will heighten in 2022, says Jaco Joubert, brand manager at Skyworth.

January 28, 2022
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Netflix forecast for new customers disappoints

Netflix Inc expects to add just 2.5 million subscribers this quarter, a number that falls short of Wall Street’s estimates and would mark the slowest start to a new year for the company in at least...

January 21, 2022
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MultiChoice bursaries are now open for students

MultiChoice South Africa has opened applications for its R20 million bursary scheme for the 2022 academic year.

January 3, 2022
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SABC doubles down on TV licence tax in South Africa

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has doubled down on its plans to scrap the traditional TV licence model in South Africa in favour of a new public media levy.

November 22, 2021
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Big TV licence changes planned for South Africa

Communications and digital technologies minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has backed a proposal to grant a TV licence amnesty in South Africa.

November 17, 2021
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How much money MultiChoice makes per subscriber each month

MultiChoice Group (MCG), the operator of DStv, has published its financial results for the period ended September 2021, showing muted growth in South Africa amid a difficult consumer climate.

November 11, 2021
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DStv’s plan to take on Netflix and Disney+ in South Africa

Multichoice chief executive Calvo Mawela says he is not ‘nervous’ about the entrance of Netflix, Disney+ and other international players in South Africa’s television market, with the group planning...

November 4, 2021
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Warning over dramatic TV shift in South Africa

The South African Post Office has called on qualifying households to apply for a free set-top box as the country prepares to migrate to digital broadcasting by 31 March 2022.

October 26, 2021
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