Regulation & Policy - In Brief
- Tunisia's official communications authority is taking action to correct alleged illegalities by the former Ennahda-led government. Under the law, the High Independent Authority for Audio-visual Communication (HAICA) must be consulted regarding any appointments to state-run media management posts. But when several public radio stations got new bosses last summer, the official regulatory body had no role in the process.
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- Malawi: In Dec. 2013, Digital Migration Coordinator Dennis Chirwa explained that the Broadcasting Policy will set guidelines and protect broadcasters in the country to have quality and more local programs.
- Eutelsat and SES have settled their dispute and concluded a series of agreements concerning the 28.5 degrees East orbital position and containing long-term commercial and frequency coordination elements. Read more here:
- Permitting live broadcasts during Oscar Pistorius's murder case will lead to an unfair trial, the high court in Pretoria heard on Wednesday. Full story here: