Press

Dec 14, 2012

SOS Written Submission on ICASA Preliminary Report on the Broadcasting Regulatory Framework

SOS recognises that the Preliminary Report represents a significant amount of work which has gone into the preparation thereof. For ICASA’s ease of reference it deals […]
Jan 4, 2013

SOS Written Submission on ICASA Amendment Act

The SOS Coalition handed over its written submission in respect of the ICASA Amendment Act to the Minister of Communications, today. In line with our press […]
Jan 15, 2013

Progress on Digital Migration – SOS Coalition Concerns and Proposals

ROGRESS ON DIGITAL MIGRATION – SOS COALITION CONCERNS AND PROPOSALS The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition welcomes the Department of Communications conciliatory meeting with free-to-air broadcasters, […]
Jan 23, 2013

SOS Welcomes Kick-Off of ICT Policy Review

SOS WELCOMES KICK-OFF OF ICT POLICY REVIEW After years of lobbying for a full and purposive review of the broadcasting and related sectors , the SOS […]
Jan 24, 2013

Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum 2013

The CTO’s 8th Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum 2013 will once again bring together senior policy makers, broadcasters, telecoms services providers, industry solution providers and other stakeholders […]
Feb 2, 2013

Collected Resignation Letters of former members of the current SABC Board

Following the series of crises within the SABC since 2007 which led to the dissolution and appointment of an interim Board in 2009, SOS threw its […]
Feb 3, 2013

Open Letter to the Portfolio Committee on Communications and the President of the RSA

OPEN LETTER TO THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA Chair of the Portfolio Committee on Communications Mr. Sikhumbuzo […]
Feb 4, 2013
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SABC pays back R416 million towards R1 billion loan – a critical summary

SABC PAYS BACK R416 MILLION TOWARDS R1 BILLION LOAN – CRITICAL SUMMARY The SABC announced that it has paid back a significant portion of the R1 […]
Feb 5, 2013

The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Public Service Broadcasting in the Digital Era

THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FACING PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING IN THE DIGITAL ERA Public service broadcasting plays an important role in providing access to and participation in […]
Feb 7, 2013

Allegations against the Minister of Communications must be investigated and swiftly resolved

ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THE MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS MUST BE INVESTIGATED AND SWIFTLY RESOLVED The SOS Coalition is very concerned about the ongoing allegations of corruption against the […]