Letters

Join SOS and partners as we host a public meeting to discuss the implications of the FPB’s Draft Online Content Regulation Policy. From the meeting we will proceed to Turbine Hall for the FPB’s public...

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Our friends at the South African Screen Federation (SASFED) support the interventions taken by the SOS Coalition against the Minister of Communications to prevent her playing any direct role in the appointment of SABC executive...

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SOS wrote to the Minister of Economic Development to plead with him to motivate for the inclusion of conditional access and encryption in government manufactured STBs....

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SOS wrote to the Minister of Communications to plead with her to motivate for the inclusion of conditional access and encryption in government manufactured STBs....

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  Attention: Hon. Faith Muthambi Minister of Communications 26 January 2015 Dear Minister, RE: On Why South Africa Needs Conditional Access We have written to you and your predecessors on this matter before, with hopes...

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Dear Minister, RE: Regarding Conditional Access for Set-Top Boxes We are concerned about the future of free-to-air television in South Africa if a conditional access system is not implemented in set-top boxes (STBs) in the...

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SOS COALITION BACKS COSATU’S CALL TO RESCUE THE SABC FROM ITS SORRY STATE The SOS Coalition welcomes today’s open letter to the SABC Board by the General Secretary of Cosatu, Zwelinzima Vavi.  In his letter,...

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To: Ellen Zandile Tshabalala, Chairperson, SABC Re: Limits of the repressive provisions of National Key Points Act Dear Chairperson, We were as shocked as anyone to see media reports that you invoked the National Key...

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Dear Minister, RE: Progress Report on Commitments Made in 2013 In August 2013, you set out the prioritized aspects of the DoC programme for your term with some specific timelines. On 5 November 2013, you...

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LETTER TO MINISTER: PROMOTE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN ICT POLICY REVIEW, EXTEND GREEN PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE Dear Minister, RE: National Integrated ICT Policy Green Paper We write to you following your launch of the National Integrated...

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