Regulation & Policy - In Brief

Regulation & Policy

- In South Africa, Duncan McLeod, Tech Crunch reported that Super 5 Media, the troubled wannabe pay-TV operator formerly known as Telkom Media, has not been granted an extension to a deadline launch commercial services by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) and the matter will now be heard at a public hearing.

- Cameroon: Reporters Without Borders visited Cameroon from 26 September to 2 October 2011 to assess the degree of media freedom during the campaign for the 9 October presidential election and to promote a series of reforms that are needed to improve media freedom, including a new media law and the decriminalization of press offences.