News, Releases & Submissions

Nov 18, 2010

Press Statement – SOS Welcomes Parly’s decision to extend Board Nomination Deadline – 18 Nov 2010

SOS welcomes Parliament’s decision to extend the deadline for SABC Board nominations to 6 December 2010. PS_-_18_November_-_SABC_Board_nominations_-_extension_of_deadline
Nov 18, 2010

SADIBA – Notes on Digital Terresterial TV – 18 Nov 2010

The Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association has put together a back-to-basics document about the benefits of digital television. The Paper argues why the DVB-T2 digital standard […]
Nov 22, 2010

SOS Welcomes Minister’s Announcement to Review the PSB Bill – 22 Nov 201

SOS press statement welcoming the Minister of Communication’s announcement to withdraw the Public Service Broadcasting Bill. PS_-_22_November_2010_-_Withdrawal_of_PSB_Bill_-_final
Jan 24, 2011

FXI / ICASA “blacklisting” High Court judgement – 24 Jan 2011

The High Court judgement on the SABC “blacklisting” issue. Copy_of_High_Court_judgement_-_FXI_SABC_and_ICASA_24_January_2011
Feb 1, 2011

Right 2 Know National Summit Report and Resolutions – Feb 2011

The R2K report contains a number of key resolutions on media diversity issues including on strengthening the community media sector. Appendix_2_-_R2K_National_Summit_report_and_resolutions
Feb 2, 2011

DTT Implementation lessons – Richard Waghorn – 2 Feb 2011

Presentation by Richard Waghorn, SABC’s Chief Technology Officer, presented at the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation’s Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum held on 2 Feb 2011. DTT_Implementation_Lessons_Learnt_Richard_Waghorn
Feb 3, 2011

Open Letter- Minister of Comms re SABC COO Appointment & Related Matters – 2 Feb 2012

The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes the Minister’s intervention to ensure the integrity of the appointment of the SABC’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Coalition […]
Feb 10, 2011

BCCSA ruling on the Sam Sole / Robert Gumede matter – 10 Feb 2011

The ruling from the Broadcast Complaints Commission of South Africa on the Sam Sole/ Robert Gumede matter. Mail_Guardian_Sole_vs_SABC3_and_SAFM_Judgment__05_
Mar 2, 2011

Press Statement – SOS welcomes Parliament’s move to fill SABC Board vacancies – 2 March 2011

The SOS Coalition has welcomed Parliament’s move to fill the four SABC board vacancies. Vacancies were created when four board members resigned in 2010. PS_-_2_March_2011_-_new_board_members
Mar 2, 2011

Minutes of Report by Monitoring Task Team on SABC’s Government Guarantee & Conditions – 28 Feb 2012

Please find attached minutes of the Report by the Monitoring Task Team on the Government Guarantee and Conditions applicable to the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC), […]