News, Releases & Submissions

Jan 24, 2012

Open letter to ICASA – Request for clarity re: broadcasting regulatory policy review – 24 Jan 2012

SOS’s letter to ICASA to ask the latter to clarify their position on their broadcasting regulatory framework review. SOS wanted to know how this process fitted […]
Jan 26, 2012

SOS – Vision Doc – Ensuring Innovative, Citizen-Orientated Public Broadcasting in SA – 26 Jan 2012

SOS’s draft advocacy document putting forward a series of views on SABC governance, funding, programming etc. It also puts forward proposals on community media issues. SOS_vision_document_-_26_Jan_2012
Jan 31, 2012

Press Statement – Communications Minister Role In Appointment Of SABC COO – 31 Jan 2011

The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes the intervention of the Minister of Communications to ensure the integrity of the appointment of the SABC’s Chief Operating […]
Feb 1, 2012

Amendment of Broadcasting Digital Migration Policy – February 2012

Amendments to Broadcasting Digital Migration Policy tabled by the Minister in February 2012. Digital_migration_policy_-_Feb_2012
Feb 6, 2012

Mybroadband – Sentech’s digital TV groundhog day – 6 Feb 2012

Minister of Communications Dina Pule said that state-owned signal distributor Sentech is expected to cover more than 60% of South Africa’s population for digital terrestrial television […]
Feb 7, 2012

Amendment of Broadcasting Digital Migration Policy – 7 February 2012

Amendments to the Broadcasting Digital Migration Policy tabled in February 2012. Digital_migration_policy_-_Feb_2012_1
Feb 8, 2012

Ministry Press Statement – Comms Minister on media reports on the SABC and SAPO – 30 Jan 2012

The Minister of Communications, Ms Dina Pule, became aware of the process that the SABC intended to follow to appoint a Chief Operating Officer for the […]
Feb 16, 2012

Press Statement – Communications Minister’s role in the appointment of SABC CFO – 16 Feb 2012

The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition welcomes the appointment of the new SABC Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Gugu Duda, and views the appointment as a critical […]
Feb 17, 2012

OUR SABC: A review of South African Broadcasting Issues – 17 Feb 2012

OUR SABC is an SOS initiative. It is a newsletter that tables and debates Public broadcasting issues. The newsletter hopes to not only encourage debate but […]
Feb 17, 2012

OUR SABC: A review of South African Broadcasting Issues – 17 Feb 2012

OUR SABC is an SOS initiative. It is a newsletter that tables and debates Public broadcasting issues. The newsletter hopes to not only encourage debate but […]