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South African Broadcasting Corporation wants streaming and pay-TV viewers to pay TV licence fee

Thursday 22 October 2020 | 10:47 CET | News
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) says a regulation is needed that would require pay-TV and streaming service providers like MultiChoice (DStv) and Netflix to collect TV licence fees on behalf of the broadcaster, AOL Tech reported. In a presentation to the parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Communications by Deputy Communications Minister Pinky Kekana,  SABC said the "outdated" definition of a TV licence needs to be adapted to fit current technologies. Kekana indicated that TV licences could be expanded to include other devices and not only TVs. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: MultiChoice / Netflix
Countries: South Africa
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