News 2009 archive

The Department of Communications repeals the Broadcasting Act 4 of 1999

  • 07 December 2009

The Department of Communications has published a Bill intended to repeal the Broadcasting Act. The Bill is open for public comment, and interested parties are to submit their written representation on or before 07 December…

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Commissioning procedures for independently commissioned content

  • 04 August 2009

The Authority published in Government Gazette number 32338, on 19 June 2009:


1. Its position paper on the commissioning of Independently Produced Programming, which was preceded by a discussion document in this regard;
2. Its draft…

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DTT Regulations

  • 27 July 2009

On 3 July 2009, the Authority published its final Digital Terrestrial Television Regulations (DTT Regulations). On 24 July 2009, the NAB addressed a letter to the Authority raising concerns on the status of the final regulations. The NAB…

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