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SABC records decline in license revenues

Tuesday 11 September 2018 | 14:06 CET | News
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) experienced declines in TV licence revenue over the years, despite more South African households taking ownership of TVs, according to a full financial report for the 2017/18 financial year published by BusinessTech. In the latest financial year, the group billed ZAR 3.378 billion in TV licences, but only pulled in revenues to the tune of ZAR 941 million – a 27.8 percent compliance level.

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