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08 January 2019 9:37 AM India is getting what SA viewers have been asking for: Pick your own TV channels

Cape Town – A quiet but dramatic change is coming to India and it’s something that South Africa's pay-TV subscribers have been clamouring for. From 1 February India's satellite pay-TV customers will get to pick and only pay for the TV channels they want – but there are some catches. The hope is that pay-TV subscribers in India will be paying less for their 79

16 December 2018 11:57 AM Ethiopia jails soldiers who protested for better pay

An Ethiopian court has jailed 66 soldiers over a rare protest in the capital in October demanding better pay, state media reported on Saturday. The Ethiopia Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) reported that the soldiers would be jailed from five to 14 years each. In October, hundreds of elite soldiers staged a protest in Addis Ababa over "inadequate" salary 38

15 December 2018 2:04 PM Former Ethiopian president Girma Woldegiorgis dies: state media

Former Ethiopian president Girma Woldegiorgis died on Saturday, two weeks short of his 95th birthday, state media reported. Girma was president of Ethiopia for twelve years between 2001 to 2013, a largely ceremonial role. His death was reported by the Ethiopia Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) and other state media. Girma was fluent speaker in Ethiopia's 47

12 December 2018 4:00 PM WATCH: Indonesia just banned this K-pop supergroup's commercial for being 'indecent'

Jakarta - A television ad featuring members of K-pop supergroup Blackpink dressed in miniskirts has been banned from Indonesian airwaves, prompting a furious backlash from fans. The Indonesian Broadcasting Commission ordered 11 domestic TV stations to yank the commercial late on Tuesday, saying it was indecent. The order followed a petition signed by more than 100,000 people 57

07 December 2018 4:29 PM SABC apologises for lack of radio coverage for PSL games

Cape Town - The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has apologised for the lack of radio commentary for ABSA Premiership games this season. At present, the SABC only covers PSL games on television through SABC 1. In a statement released on Friday afternoon, the SABC said that they would continue to work with the PSL "in order to find an amicable 102

04 December 2018 7:09 PM Deadline for digital migration still to be set

The official date to switch off analogue signal for broadcasting is yet to be set by the minister of communications. This is according to a written response from new minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. Economic Freedom Fighters MP Ntombovuyo Mente had asked a parliamentary question about the deadline for digital migration to be completed. Her predecessor 18

02 December 2018 6:39 AM This is why DStv will only show 25 minutes of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Global Citizen performance

Cape Town – MultiChoice has revealed that it will only be broadcasting 25 minutes of the on-stage appearance of Beyoncé and Jay-Z on Sunday on DStv that will form part of the Global Citizen: Mandela 100 festival from the FNB Stadium and not their whole performance. The event is set to be broadcast by MultiChoice's DStv, YouTube, Twitter, the SABC's SABC1 and Viacom 44

25 November 2018 4:28 AM US cable providers offering Mickelson-Woods refunds

Los Angeles - Several American cable companies have decided to issue refunds to customers after technical fiasco prevented many from watching the start of the Phil Mickelson-Tiger Woods pay-per-view match in Las Vegas. One of the first to announce the refund was Turner Broadcasting's Bleacher Report after some viewers were prevented from seeing the match 39

22 November 2018 12:23 PM Former Gupta linked company vies for TV licence at Icasa

Infinity Media, which previously had links to Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments, is one of four companies vying for a commercial free-to-air television licence, with its current owner Mzwanele Manyi saying they are ready to start broadcasting immediately. Manyi was making his submission before the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) 41

15 November 2018 1:38 PM 17-strong commentary team for Mzansi Super League

Cape Town - Legendary Pakistani opening batsman Aamir Sohail will lead a strong commentary team containing 17 names for the Mzansi Super League (MSL), which officially opens with a top clash between the Cape Town Blitz and Tshwane Spartans at Newlands on Friday. The 32 tournament matches will be exclusively showcased by the SA Broadcasting Corporation 41