Policy

February 10, 2004

The ICASA Act, 2000

The ICASA Act was passed in 2000. It was then amended again in 2002, 2004 and 2006. It is now up for further amendments.SOS is worried […]
June 1, 2004

SABC Editorial Policies – 2004

The SABC’s editorial policies adopted in 2004. Editorialpolicies_rev
July 4, 2008

Draft Broadcasting Amendment Bill, 4 July 2008

The Draft Broadcasting Amendment Bill was published on 4 July 2008. It was introduced by Members of Parliament. Its main purpose was to allow for the […]
March 5, 2009

Broadcasting Amendment Act, New Clauses passed in March 2009

Here is a copy of the Broadcasting Amendment Act passed in March 2009. Broadcasting_Amendment_Act_2009 (1)
March 31, 2009

ICASA – Digital Terrestrial Television Regulations – 31 March 2009

ICASA’s Digital Terrestrial Television Regulations gazetted 31 March 2009. DTT_REGULATION_FOR_FINAL_PUBLIC_CONSULTATION
July 1, 2009

Draft STB manufacturing sector development strategy for SA – July 2009

South Africa’s official draft STB manufacturing development strategy adopted in July 2009. Set_top_box_regulations
September 4, 2009

ICASA – Explanatory memo on the decision to withdraw and republish the DTT Regs – 4 Sept 2009

ICASA’s explanatory memo on the decision to withdraw and republish the DTT Regulations, gazetted on 4 September 2009 DDT_Regulations_-_4_September_09
June 4, 2010

Draft Public Service Broadcasting Bill, 2009

This is the Department of Communication’s Draft Public Service Broadcasting Bill. The Bill introduces some radical changes to the broadcasting landscape including a completely new funding […]
June 25, 2010

The ICASA Amendment Bill, 25 June 2010

The ICASA Amendment Bill, 2010 was gazetted by government on 25 June 2010 with 30 days for comment. gg33324
July 6, 2010

Implications of the ICASA Amendment Bill – 6 July 2010

SOS released a press statement on the implications of the ICASA Amendment Bill on 6 July 2010. SOS believes that there are both serious content and […]