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South Africa seeks comments on new TV licence Bill

Wednesday 21 July 2021 | 15:09 CET | News
South Africa's Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has published the South African Broadcasting Corporation SOC Bill for public comment, Mybroadband reported. The Bill has kept the SABC's TV licensing scheme rather than adopting a household levy, and it does not expand the requirement of a TV licence beyond buying television sets. However, it does not say whether private subscription broadcasters such as DStv and Netflix will have to collect TV licenses on the SABC's behalf.

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