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Government's broadcasting overhaul: What's in it for Netflix, MultiChoice and the SABC?

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Much like the well-known parable in which a group of men, hard of sight, encounter an elephant for the first time – and each grasp a different body part in a bid to describe the massive animal – how you perceive the government's mammoth white paper on broadcasting policy is a matter of perspective.

Put it this way, it's likely the biggest pay TV and on-demand content providers won't get the soft belly.

The SABC, however, just might.

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