Broadcast Funding

Apr 26, 2021  |  Namibia: Govt. Allocates US$8.7 Million To Public Broadcaster As Part Of Budget

Namibia's Minister of Information, Peya Mushelenga, has revealed to the country's National Assembly that the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) will receive N$130 million (US$8 730 438,60). From the allocated figure, N$58 million (US$3 895 118,76) will be disbursed to the ...


Mar 10, 2021  |  Multichoice Will Not Help SABC Collect Proposed South African "Household TV Tax"

MultiChoice, a South African company that operates DStv, has said it will not make its infrastructure available to assist the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in collecting the proposed "household TV levy/tax". According to the broadcaster, a policy submission by ...


Mar 09, 2021  |  South African Household "TV Tax" To Be Set At US$18 (R265)

To alleviate budgetary constraints at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana presented "TV levy" as the proposed saving grace for the broadcaster. According to the proposal subject to approval by the Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, the ...


Mar 02, 2021  |  Here's How The SABC's Proposed New TV Funding Will Operate

The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation has shed more light on how its proposal for a new funding mechanism will work. Already dubbed by many as the "SABC Household Tax, the corporations said its new proposition is based on the idea ...