The pay TV wars

2017-12-24 11:56

MultiChoice says it’s not to blame for new players struggling to enter the ­market. SABC and say the company is eating into their advertising revenue.

MultiChoice not shy about sponsorship at #ANC54

2017-12-18 13:34

Despite being implicated in the #GuptaLeaks, video entertainment and internet company MultiChoice has made no secret of its sponsorship at the ANC’s 54th National Conference.

Advertising authority slams DStv for labelling repeats as new

2017-12-13 12:17

ASA has ordered MultiChoice to stop telling DStv subscribers a TV show is new when recycled shows are pushed to other DStv channels.

We need to sift truth from fiction – ANC on MultiChoice allegations

2017-12-05 18:48

The ANC’s Jackson Mthembu says he agrees with calls for a probe into claims that pay-TV MultiChoice bought influence over the government’s digital migration policy through payments to the SABC and ANN7.

Set-top box policy here to stay

2017-12-03 06:00

New minister reveals that set-top box policy is not her most pressing concern.

READ: Naspers board issues statement on MultiChoice affairs

2017-12-01 14:07

The board of Naspers has issued a statement after criticism over the business affairs of MultiChoice.

MultiChoice to probe payments to ANN7

2017-12-01 09:09

MultiChoice says its audit and risk committees will assess whether there have been any corporate governance failures, and whether the amount paid to ANN7 is comparable to other channels.

Meeting with SABC was a 'normal commercial negotiation' - MultiChoice

2017-11-30 16:14

Pay-TV company MultiChoice has denied being involved in any "untoward" dealings, including having secret meetings, or taking part in anything illegal, with the SABC.

MultiChoice must release ANN7 contracts - DA

2017-11-26 22:50

The Democratic Alliance has called for MultiChoice to release the contracts it had entered into with news TV station ANN7.

#GuptaLeaks: How MultiChoice paid the Guptas millions

2017-11-24 12:23

MultiChoice, the pay-TV company that owns DStv and M-Net, made a questionable payment of R25m to the Guptas' controversial ANN7 channel, the #GuptaLeaks show.


President's 'keeper' Roy Moodley spotted at Zuma walkabout

2017-12-18 16:28

At least three companies which have been linked to questionable relations with government have stalls at the ANC's 54th elective conference – MultiChoice, Sasstec and Sharks Security Services.

MultiChoice launches 'full-scale investigation' after rape allegations against employees

2017-12-14 23:15

MultiChoice has launched a "full-scale investigation" after claims emerged this week that a female employee had been raped by colleagues in 2014.

Naspers 'extremely serious' about MultiChoice issue - CEO

2017-12-06 09:20

Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk says the internet and media group is taking the revelations about MultiChoice's payments to the then Gupta-owned ANN7 "extremely seriously".

Naspers, MultiChoice face possible US class action over SABC, ANN7

2017-12-05 16:42

Media and tech giant Naspers and its pay-TV arm MultiChoice could be facing a possible class action suit after a US law firm said it was starting a probe on behalf of investors into Naspers.

Carrim, Bekker at odds over encryption, accusations of influence

2017-12-01 21:59

While the ANC's Yunus Carrim reiterated that Naspers chair Koos Bekker lobbied him to drop set top box encryption when he was communications minister, Bekker has dismissed accusations that he applied "improper leverage".

MultiChoice board to investigate allegations of 'irregular relationship' with ANN7

2017-12-01 13:58

The MultiChoice board has announced that it would be investigating allegations that the pay-TV company, which owns DStv and M-Net, made dubious payments to news channel ANN7, formerly owned by the Guptas.

DA wants Muthambi, MultiChoice probed for state capture

2017-11-30 23:26

The DA wants an inquiry into allegations of state capture relating to MultiChoice and Faith Muthambi during her time as communications minister.

DA seeks new urgent probe into set-top box procurement

2017-11-27 22:30

The DA has written to the public protector to request a further urgent investigation into the procurement process of government-sponsored set-top-boxes, which has been dogged by delays.

MultiChoice rejects #GuptaLeaks accusations on ANN7 payments

2017-11-24 22:56

Pay-TV company MultiChoice has denied claims of a corrupt relationship between itself and former minister of communications Faith Muthambi.

Gupta TV to be 'axed'

2017-11-19 05:58

The Gupta-founded news channel ANN7 will no longer be broadcast on DStv when its contract expires in June next year.

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