SA Government to reconsider SABC TV license fees

29 June 2018

Regulation & Policy

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says the review of the public broadcasting policy will start with the review of the SABC.This includes, among others, the logic of maintaining a 3-tier broadcasting system given the regulatory incapacity to enforce it; ownership and control rules; the capacity of the regulator to regulate the sector and the need to strengthen the Free-to-Air platform, particularly the SABC as a public broadcaster.

The review process will begin with the review of the public broadcaster and the frameworks that govern it. We have already issued a notice inviting stakeholders to submit issues for consideration on matters pertaining to its mandate, funding model, including TV license fees, governance and accountability measures. Read the full article on NexTVAfrica here.