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More South Africans are not paying their TV licences: report

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) faces continued collection issues around TV licences, as most users refuse to pay their fees.

October 6, 2021
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Ster Kinekor expects more South Africans to head back to the cinema to watch Bond and other new releases

Cinema chain Ster Kinekor expects more South Africans to return to the cinema in the coming months on the back of vaccination efforts and a growing film slate.

October 1, 2021
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YouTube will remove videos with misinformation about any vaccine

YouTube will begin removing content questioning any approved medical vaccine, not just those for Covid-19, a departure from the video site’s historically hands-off approach.

September 29, 2021
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South Africa’s TV licences should be made into a tax: Outa

The SABC is a vital public service and should be funded accordingly, says civil society group Outa.

September 23, 2021
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French media company Canal+ buys more shares in MultiChoice

French media company Groupe Canal+ has acquired additional shares in MultiChoice, taking it from 12% to more than 15%, it said in a shareholder statement on Thursday (23 September).

September 23, 2021
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DStv warns against new TV licence plan for South Africa: report

DStv-owner MultiChoice has opposed proposed changes to TV licences in South Africa which would see it take a more active role in levy collections, News24 reports.

September 23, 2021
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South Africans are not paying their TV licences – but a new household levy would change that: report

The South African Broadcasting Corporation wants to ‘redefine’ TV licences in South Africa and has recommended the introduction of a household levy to help stabilise its finances.

September 22, 2021
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A simple plan to get South Africans to start paying their TV licences

Civil society group Outa has called for an overhaul of the SABC’s TV licence system which it believes will address the national broadcaster’s funding issues.

September 2, 2021
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MultiChoice ordered to pay tax backlog

MultiChoice Group Ltd was ordered by a Nigerian tribunal to pay 50% of a disputed 1.8 trillion naira ((R65 billion)) tax bill, the latest crisis facing a South African company in the continent’s most populous nation.

August 26, 2021
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South Africans are not paying their TV licences – but new laws could change that

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) expects to face continued issues around TV licences collections for the near future, as South Africans refuse to pay their fees.

August 18, 2021
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Disney+ streaming service to launch in South Africa

The Walt Disney Company has announced that its popular streaming service will launch in South Africa.

August 13, 2021
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Media

New on-demand video streaming service launched in South Africa

E-tv and Openview owner eMedia has launched an on-demand video streaming service called eVOD.

August 6, 2021
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Media