Tag Archives: SABC

ICASA asks Competition Commission to investigate MultiChoice-SABC deal

South Africas communications industry regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has asked the Competition Commission to investigate a possible restrictive horizontal practice between the public broadcaster, South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), and pay-TV operator, MultiChoice in a July 2013 agreement between the two parties involving SABCs 24-hour news channel on MultiChoices DStv [...]

Wabona to stream unique African films

South African local video content streaming startup, Wabona, has partnered with Cape Town-based production and music entertainment company, Gravel Road Entertainment to launch the Mayibuye film festival and bring unique African film content available on television, online and on mobile via Wabonas services. The three week festival, will have two unseen African films which will [...]

SABC appoints acting CEO, CFO

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has announced the appointments of a new acting chief executive officer (CEO) and acting chief financial officer (CFO) which will be held by Tian Olivier and James Aguma respectively. Former group CEO, Lulama Mokhobo, had resigned last month due to allegations of misadministration and abuse of power, while CFO, Gugu [...]

Africa and Middle East gears up for ICC T20 broadcast

The SABC has entered into a sub-licensing agreement with South African sports broadcaster, SuperSport, to broadcast the ICC World Twenty20. SABC will seven live matches including the opening game, the four South African pool matches, one semi-final, and the final match. SuperSport will broadcast all 35 matches live and in high definition. On the other [...]