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South African Premier Soccer League warns it could shut down if ICASA breaks DStv monopoly

Tuesday 5 February 2019 | 11:16 CET | News
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) opposes the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA's) plans to amend the Sports Broadcasting Services Regulations, Sunday Times reported. The purpose of the amended regulations is to make big sporting events more accessible to everyone. The PSL warned that its league could shut down if the changes affected investment into it.

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