Union warns SABC’s survival in jeopardy

It has emerged that an increase in SABC licence fees may be implemented in order to alleviate some of the financial burden that the corporation is facing.

Big growth in global ICT sector

Impressive growth in global Internet use, particularly in developing countries, is reported in the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) "The World in 2011’ report, which was presented at the 40th anniversary ITU Telecom World event in Geneva this week.

Africa football news website relaunches

Ghanasoccernet launched a new version of www.ghanasoccernet.com on Wednesday 21 April, exactly 50 days before the 2010 World Cup kicks off in South Africa.

BBC faces 18% funding cut

According to Rapid TV News, the BBC could be forced to meet the cost of free television licences for the over-75 age group...

SmartTVs big in US and Europe

According to the latest Strategy Analytics report, Multiscreen Connected TV: Assessing Device Usage and Ownership, more than 42 million homes across the US and Europe have smartTVs (Internet-connected television sets).

Google Music launch expected

The Guardian reports that after signing major music studio EMI, Google is in discussions with Universal, Sony Music and Warner Music for the online search giant’s first music service.

Perspectives from the next generation of African cinema at DFM

On 19 July, as part of the DFM 2015 programme a panel discussion titled 'Removing the Frame' was held...

Portal for sports lovers

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and its member broadcasters have launched "Vancouver Live' (www.eurovisionsports.tv/olympics), a unique video portal for winter sports enthusiasts.

South Africa approaches online content censorship

The Film and Publications Board (FPB) plans to extend its regulatory reach to the digital space...

Thomson Broadcast AG becomes Ampegon

With the official registration of the new brand "Ampegon' at the registration office in Baden, Switzerland the name change of the former Thomson Broadcast AG and its sister companies...
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