Eddie Mbalo
Jul 27, 2015

ICASA blamed for pay-TV monopoly

With the demise of potential MultiChoice competitor the Altech Node, market watchers say it is up to ICASA to start regulating for competition.

Mar 27, 2015

StarSat pulls plug on porn channels

The pay-TV operator terminates the broadcast of its adult channels while awaiting further legal advice.

Jan 15, 2015

StarSat takes porn fight to Supreme Court

The pay-TV provider believes the Supreme Court of Appeal is likely to overturn a High Court ruling barring it from broadcasting hardcore porn.

Dec 14, 2014

StarSat in new empowerment deal: report

The embattled pay-TV offering has several new empowerment partners who hope to cash in once the channel becomes profitable, reports the Business Times.

Dec 11, 2014

ODM in limbo over porn channels

Ailing broadcaster On Digital Media says it is weighing up whether to start over in its bid to air adult content on TV.

Dec 10, 2014

Court rejects porn appeal application

The Western Cape High Court has rejected On Digital Media's application for leave to appeal against a judgement preventing it from airing adult channels.

Dec 9, 2014

StarSat porn appeal decision due tomorrow

The Western Cape High Court will tomorrow rule whether On Digital Media can appeal a ruling that stopped it from airing adult content last month.

Nov 20, 2014

StarSat porn appeal to be heard next month

ICASA joins broadcaster ODM in appealing a High Court decision that prohibits the latter from airing adult content.

Nov 10, 2014

ODM wants its porn back

On Digital Media lodges an appeal against a High Court ruling that stopped its broadcasting of adult channels.

Nov 4, 2014

Porn prohibition 'a blow to StarSat'

The Western Cape High Court's decision to disallow StarSat to show porn on TV is yet another blow for the struggling broadcaster.


ICASA urged to tighten regulations

SA's broadcasting sector needs a competitive landscape and ICASA should step up, say market watchers.

Aug 21, 2014

StarSat pays off R45m debt

On Digital Media has paid off R45?million in outstanding debt and has entered the final phase of its business rescue plan.