Submissions

An archive of all our submission articles to date

A PDF of the below release can be downloaded here. MEDIA RELEASE SOS: SUPPORT PUBLIC BROADCASTING COALITION MAKES DETAILED RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SABC TO AD HOC COMMITTEE IN PARLIAMENT SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (“SOS”)...

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A draft proposal for the advancement of community radio and television sector was issued by the Department of Communication in June. The draft states the department’s intentions to support the community broadcast industry. Interested parties were...

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  Various members of the broadcasting community gathered at Constitutional Hill to discuss the Department of Communications draft proposal for the Community Broadcasting Support Scheme. The discussion was set to gather public opinion in order...

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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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After the oral hearings SOS was given the opportunity to submit further written proposals to ICASA. SOS clarified a number of the positions it put forward at the hearings. The clarifications included further discussions on...

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The Department of Communications presentation to the Local and Digital Content Summit held in Midrand in May 2010. The presentation summarised industry and civil society’s positions as regards the Department’s “Local and Digital Content Development...

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The SOS Coalition made an oral submission to ICASA on the 6th of May 2010. The submission looked at a number of issues including international limitations to ownership and control, national limitations to ownership and...

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Libby Lloyd’s presentation to an SOS workshop on digital migration held on 23 April 2010 at the Freedom of Expression Institute, Auckland Park on 23 April 2010 Digital_Migration_in_South_Africasos2010_1...

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In response to ICASA’s Discussion Paper on ownership and control issues, SOS submitted its views. SOS stated that it was important that ICASA took as its starting point the proposals put forward in its 2004...

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