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TopTV accuses MultiChoice of being anti-competitive: report

TopTV accuses MultiChoice of being anti-competitive: report

On Digital Media (ODM), the parent company of TopTV, lodged a complaint with the Competition Commission several months ago accusing MultiChoice of anti-competitive abuses.

Media - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2013
If people don’t subscribe it’s no loss:  Business Day chief

If people don’t subscribe it’s no loss: Business Day chief

BusinessDay editor-in-chief, Peter Bruce says he doesn’t care how many people subscribe to the newspaper’s online edition, which went behind a paywall earlier this month.

Media - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2013
SABC will repay loan soon: Pule

SABC will repay loan soon: Pule

The SABC will repay its government guaranteed loan of R1 billion in full within the next few months, Communication Minister Dina Pule said on Tuesday.

Media - By SAPA | 21 May, 2013
Govt buys Independent News and Media stake

Govt buys Independent News and Media stake

The Government Employees’ Pension Fund is to acquire a 25 percent stake, worth about R500 million, in Independent News and Media SA, Business Day reported on Tuesday.

Media - By SAPA | 21 May, 2013
Where digital and physical media meet

Where digital and physical media meet

The Witness newspaper has broken the mould of typical print media by putting a digital spin on its physical pages.

Media - By Staff Writer | 19 May, 2013
Mail&Guardian editor resigns

Mail&Guardian editor resigns

Mail&Guardian editor Nic Dawes has resigned to join the Hindustan Times in New Delhi as its chief content and editorial officer

Media - By SAPA | 17 May, 2013
Rolling Stone magazine gathering moss

Rolling Stone magazine gathering moss

SA Rolling Stone magazine has seen a 55% drop in total circulation over the last quarter, according to new data from the ABC.

Media - By Staff Writer | 16 May, 2013
Playboy SA going digital only

Playboy SA going digital only

Playboy SA is to end its print run and go digital, it was reported on Wednesday.

Media - By SAPA | 15 May, 2013
Another print title bites the dust

Another print title bites the dust

UK based Trader Media Group, the publisher of car magazine, Auto Trader, says its will publish the final edition of its magazine portfolio in June, having completed its transition to an online digital business.

Media - By Gareth Vorster | 10 May, 2013
Technical glitch delays BusinessDay paywall

Technical glitch delays BusinessDay paywall

BusinessDay’s foray into a digital “paywall” model met with a technical glitch on Monday.

Media - By Gareth Vorster | 6 May, 2013
Newspapers appear at media hearing

Newspapers appear at media hearing

All major newspaper companies have appeared before the Print and Digital Media Transformation Task Team.

Media - By SAPA | 30 April, 2013
TopTV needs to register as porn distributor: FPB

TopTV needs to register as porn distributor: FPB

Before broadcasting porn, TopTV must register as a distributor of sexually explicit content, says the Film & Publications Board

Media - By Jan Vermeulen | 30 April, 2013
TopTV to proceed with StarTimes bid

TopTV to proceed with StarTimes bid

On Digital Media, the parent company of pay-television operator TopTV, will proceed with its current rescue plan which would see Chinese firm StarTimes acquiring a 20% stake in the group.

Media - By Staff Writer | 29 April, 2013
MultiChoice behind TopTV rival bid

MultiChoice behind TopTV rival bid

DStv operator, MultiChoice has confirmed that it is behind a consortium bidding for rival pay-television operator TopTV.

Media - By Gareth Vorster | 29 April, 2013
SA consortium bids for TopTV: report

SA consortium bids for TopTV: report

A South African consortium, led by Malose Kekana, has reportedly submitted a last minute bid for the financially strapped pay-television operator TopTV.

Media - By Gareth Vorster | 29 April, 2013
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