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SABC getting 24 hour news channel on DStv

SABC getting 24 hour news channel on DStv

The SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has signed an agreement with Multichoice to broadcast its 24-hour news channel on DStv.

Media - By SAPA | 5 July, 2013
Sentech blocks Zim from viewing SABC

Sentech blocks Zim from viewing SABC

Sentech has scrambled SABC’s television channels in Zimbabwe, Business Day reported on Wednesday.

Media - By SAPA | 3 July, 2013
Naspers shares advance on Fitch rating

Naspers shares advance on Fitch rating

Naspers advanced in afternoon trade on the JSE on Tuesday after ratings firm Fitch praised the group’s Pay TV segment.

Media - By Gareth Vorster | 2 July, 2013
Tsogo Sun purchases Monte Cinema

Tsogo Sun purchases Monte Cinema

Times Media Group is set to offload its 51% shareholding in Monte Cinemas to Tsogo Sun Casinos for R20 million.

Media - By Staff Writer | 25 June, 2013
Naspers reveals DStv BoxOffice figures

Naspers reveals DStv BoxOffice figures

Naspers says its BoxOffice service for DStv subscribers attracts 400,000 movie rentals per month.

Media - By Gareth Vorster | 25 June, 2013
New package sweetens DStv deal

New package sweetens DStv deal

MultiChoice has unveiled its new DStv Extra package, offering 86 entertainment, sports, documentaries and news channels

Media - By Staff Writer | 21 June, 2013
Sekunjalo INM purchase takes shape

Sekunjalo INM purchase takes shape

Sekunjalo has named additional members of a group which is set to buy the South African operation of Irish-based Independent News & Media.

Media - By Staff Writer | 21 June, 2013
SABC fills management positions

SABC fills management positions

The SA Broadcasting Corporation has filled six vacancies in its executive management, the public broadcaster said on Thursday.

Media - By SAPA | 20 June, 2013
Paid-for digital content catching on: study

Paid-for digital content catching on: study

A new study finds that whilst still off a low base, the number of people who are prepared to pay for digital content is on the rise.

Media - By Staff Writer | 20 June, 2013
SABC board extension plan put on hold

SABC board extension plan put on hold

An amendment to the Broadcasting Act proposing a longer lifespan for the interim board of the SABC has been put on hold, the DA has announced

Media - By Staff Writer | 18 June, 2013
City Press SAs most influential media platform

City Press SAs most influential media platform

Sunday newspaper City Press has replaced its top competitor the Sunday Times as the most influential media platform in South Africa, Beeld reported on Wednesday.

Media - By SAPA | 12 June, 2013
Times Media to acquire textbook reseller

Times Media to acquire textbook reseller

Times Media and textbook reseller Juta have reached an agreement whereby Van Schaik Booksellers will acquire the assets in Juta’s retail operation as a going concern.

Media - By Staff Writer | 11 June, 2013
Bogus Boys target Joburg paper

Bogus Boys target Joburg paper

A group calling themselves the “Bogus Boys” is asking South Africans not to “believe what you read in the papers”, The Star reported on Tuesday.

Media - By SAPA | 11 June, 2013
TomTom snaps up MapIT stake

TomTom snaps up MapIT stake

Times Media Group has entered into an agreement to dispose its 51% shareholding in MapIT to TomTom Africa for R37.49 million.

IT Services, Media - By Staff Writer | 7 June, 2013
How much did the SABC invest in local content last year?

How much did the SABC invest in local content last year?

The SABC invested more than R700 million in local content last year, The Star newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Media - By SAPA | 4 June, 2013
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