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NAB meeting with Minister 5 August 2014

The NAB welcomes Minister Faith Muthambi's appointment view full article

Broadcasting in the digital age by Prof Alison Gillwald

To access this presentation please contact the NAB. view full article

South African Film Industry Economic Baseline Study Report Results by Ms Zama Mkosi

To access this presentation please contact the NAB.

NAB inputs into the 2014-2019 ICASA strategy

The NAB welcomes the opportunity to make its presentation to the Authority, and prior engagements the ICASA CEO had with the NAB executive committee. We hope our inputs will add value and help shape the Authority’s 5 year strategy. Three television broadcasters are directly affected by digital migration: SABC, etv and M-Net. Analogue Terrestrial Television currently provides TV services to over 41 million South Africans. Terrestrial TV is a mass medium, and of these 41 million South African television viewers, terrestrial FTA television is the sole source of education, information and entertainment for over 26 million South Africans. An approach to spectrum allocation as a result of digital migration and the digital dividend must take into account the importance of Terrestrial Television in SA. The spectrum is directly linked to the future viability of Terrestrial Television and serving the needs of citizens. view full article

NAB Submission: Code for People with Disabilities Regulations

On 28 March 2014, the Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (“ICASA”) published, in Notice Number 254 of 2014, Government Gazette Number 37486, a notice of its intention to prescribe a Code for People with Disabilities Regulations (“the Draft Regulations”). The closing date for public comment is 16 May 2014. view full article

ICASA General Licence Fees Amendment Regulations 2014

"The ICASA General Licence Fees Regulations 2012" means the ICASA General Licence Fees Regulations, 2012, as published under General Notice 29 in Government Gazette 36323 of 28 March 2013. view full article

NAB submission on the National Integrated ICT Policy Green Paper

On 24 January 2014, the Department of Communications (“the DoC”) published in General Notice No 44, Government Gazette 37261, its National Integrated ICT Policy Green Paper (“the Green paper”) for general information and comment from interested persons. view full article

NAB presentation to the DOC follow-up workshop on radio frequency spectrum policy

On 18 September 2009 the DOC published a draft Spectrum Policy for public comment. The NAB participated in this public consultative process, which led to the department publishing a final Spectrum Policy on 16 April 2010. The NAB notes that the DOC has called this workshop to consider a review of the 2010 Spectrum Policy. It is apparent that the DoC has been engaging with a range of stakeholders, however the NAB has not had the opportunity to meet the DOC on the proposed Spectrum Policy review process until today. The NAB therefore appreciates this workshop, and would require additional time to consult its membership on key matters that affect broadcasters. view full article

NAB Submission to the DTI on the Draft National Policy on IP

The National Association of Broadcasters ("the NAB") is the leading representative of South Africa's broadcasting industry. The NAB aims to further the interests of the broadcasting industry in South Africa by contributing to its development. view full article

NAB meeting with Minister Yunus Carrim

On 22 August 2013 the NAB, represented by Karen Willenberg, Chairperson, Philly Moilwa, Deputy Chairperson, and Dimakatso Qocha, Deputy Executive Director, made a presentation to Minister Yunus Carrim  view full article

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