News, Releases & Submissions

Nov 22, 2012

SABC – DoC Shareholder Compact 2011/12

This is the shareholder compact signed between the Government of the Republic of South Africa in the Department of Communications and the SABC. While both parties […]
Nov 27, 2012

SOS Calls for the Immediate Withdrawal of the ICASA Amendment Bill

SOS CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE WITHDRAWAL OF THE ICASA AMENDMENT BILL The SOS Coalition is deeply concerned by the latest actions by the Minister of the […]
Dec 5, 2012

SOS Calls for a Transformed and Credible SABC

SOS CALLS FOR A TRANSFORMED AND CREDIBLE SABC Yesterday evening, Business Day political editor, Sam Mkokeli, Sunday Times political editor, S’thembiso Msomi and bureau editor, Andrew […]
Dec 11, 2012

The SABC Needs to Review its Editorial Policies. And Stick to Them

THE SABC NEEDS TO REVIEW ITS EDITORIAL POLICIES. AND STICK TO THEM. Last week the SOS Coalition was one of the many voices which decried the […]
Dec 12, 2012

SOS Welcomes Appointment of ICT Policy Review Panel; Calls for Efficient Review.

SOS WELCOMES MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENT OF ICT POLICY REVIEW PANEL & CALLS FOR A TRANSPARENT, PARTICIPATORY & EFFICIENT REVIEW Since the SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition’s inception […]
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 […]