Documents

Local content

  • 28 February 2001
The NAB spent a considerable amount of time preparing for Icasa’s local content review. This included a survey of broadcasters attitudes to and support of local content and an analysis of local content regulation internationally.

Media Development and Diversity Agency - 2001

The NAB stated its support for initiatives to promote development and diversity in broadcasting but outlined some concerns with government’s draft position paper view full article

SABRE 2

The NAB noted that although many aspects of the SABRE 2 bandplan appeared to duplicate Telkom’s submission on the original SABRE document, many of the NAB’s previous concerns had been addressed view full article

PSTS Fees and Charges

The NAB supported three recommendations made by Sentech on PSTS fees and charges view full article

IMT 2000

The NAB represents various interested parties and stakeholders operating in the band 2.5 – 2.7GHz, which is extensively used for “services ancillary to broadcasting”. The NAB notes that services in this band include broadcast contribution, manpack cameras, remote outside broadcast links and multi point multi channel (point to multipoint) distribution systems (MMDS). view full article

NAB / PricewaterhouseCoopers presentation on the future of the SA broadcasting industry

  • 01 October 2000
This presentation is made at a time when South African broadcasting is not growing as it should. After the transformation of the industry post-94, it is our view that a second wave of intervention is needed to foster growth and development. This intervention could see the broadcasting sector realising its potential and driving our country into the new economy.

NAB / PricewaterhouseCoopers presentation on the future of the SA broadcasting industry

NAB and PWC jointly undertook a project on the future of broadcasting policy in South Africa. The results were presented to various decision makers view full article

Labour Relations Act (LRA) amendments

The NAB made a submission on the proposed amendments to the LRA which would affect broadcasters’ use of contract workers. view full article

Needletime - 2000

The NAB made a submission on the proposed amendments to the Copyright Act and the Performers Protection Act which would amount to the introduction of ‘needletime’ – a levy payable by broadcasters to performers and producers of music view full article

Satellite Broadcasting

On 4 May 1999 the Independent Broadcasting Authority (the Authority) released a Discussion Paper on Satellite Broadcasting (the Discussion Paper) to solicit input from the role players in the broadcasting industry and the public at large on how satellite broadcasting should be regulated view full article

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