Broadcast - In Brief


Over the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Television channel beIN SPORTS monopolized live matches’ dissemination: the pleasure of the poor confiscated by the rich - A climate of resentment prevailed in the popular media in Tunisia, particularly those young people. It is also the case in all Arab countries because of what they call the diktat of television 'Bein Sport' monopolizing the broadcast of football matches of the Brazilian world cup. beIN SPORTS made the Cup available to its subscribers for $ 350 for the decoder, a sum far beyond the means of most poor and unemployed Arab youth. Read more here.

As the official broadcast media partner for the Africa Utopia Festival held at London’s Southbank Centre, The Africa Channel joins in the celebration with a weekend that explores all things creative in our Africa Utopia Weekender from Saturday the 13th-Sunday the 14th of September 2014.

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has given notice to all licensees and stakeholders that the Reasons Document for the ICASA General Licence Fees Regulations, 2012 as amended has been finalised and published on 7 August 2014. Read more here.