News, Releases & Submissions

Feb 12, 2014

ICT Policy Review Green Paper Workshops

The government is reviewing laws on freedom of expression, diversity in radio & TV, the cost of communication & internet access. Now is your opportunity to […]
Feb 13, 2014

Letter to Minister: Progress Report on Commitments Made in 2013

Dear Minister, RE: Progress Report on Commitments Made in 2013 In August 2013, you set out the prioritized aspects of the DoC programme for your term […]
Apr 13, 2014

Open letter to SABC Chair on the National Key Points Act

To: Ellen Zandile Tshabalala, Chairperson, SABC Re: Limits of the repressive provisions of National Key Points Act Dear Chairperson, We were as shocked as anyone to […]
May 25, 2014

Ministerial Instability and ICT Fragmentation Offer South Africa No Good Story to Tell

Ministerial Instability and ICT Fragmentation Offer South Africa No Good Story to Tell SOS Coalition notes with concern the President’s creation of a new Ministry of […]
Jun 24, 2014

SOS Coalition Backs COSATU’s Call to Rescue the SABC from its Sorry State

SOS COALITION BACKS COSATU’S CALL TO RESCUE THE SABC FROM ITS SORRY STATE The SOS Coalition welcomes today’s open letter to the SABC Board by the […]
Jun 30, 2014

DTT and the Conditional Access Debate

A fact sheet outlining the benefits and potential shortcomings of conditional access and encryption. [scribd id=260681694 key=key-lry7ZWDKzZ6Zu7Esktmh mode=scroll]
Jul 9, 2014

Appointment of SABC COO

APPOINTMENT OF SABC COO The SOS Coalition notes with alarm the Minister of Communications’ announcement of the appointment of Mr. Hlaudi Motsoeneng as the COO of […]
Jul 17, 2014

SOS Calls for the Immediate Investigation of the SABC Chair’s Qualifications

SOS CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION OF THE SABC CHAIR’S QUALIFICATIONS The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes the ongoing leadership crises at the SABC. Further, […]
Sep 15, 2014

Parliament must come clean on whose interest it serves: the executive’s or the public’s?

Today, the Minister of Communications was scheduled to brief the Portfolio committee on Communications on progress she and the SABC had made in instituting the recommendations […]
Sep 22, 2014

ICASA 2014 South African Local Content Discussion Meeting for Independent TV Production Industry

Now is the time for your voice to be heard and secure the future of the SA TV production Industry for years to come! Stop crying […]