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Extension of the closing date to submit written proposals on Broadcasting Policy review: 16 Jan 2015

28 November 2014

28 November 2014

On 12 November 2014 the Minister of Communications, Honourable Faith Muthambi released a Gazette 38206 in terms of section 3(2) of the Broadcasting Act (No. 4 of 1999) stating her intentions to undertake a comprehensive broadcasting policy review.
The Minister requests the members of the public and industry to submit issues for consideration during this process. Issues to be included for submission can include, but not limited to:

  • Mandate and funding of public broadcasting services
  • Regulation of broadcasting services
  • Content of local and national interest
  • Development of languages through broadcasting services
  • Broadcasting landscape beyond digital terrestrial television
  • Institutional arrangements to support the development of the sector
  • Must carry regulation; and
  • Media development and diversity.

The Minister hereby extends the closing date for written proposals to the 16th January 2015. The proposals can be submitted to:

The Minister
Attention: Mr Donald Liphoko
Department of Communications
1035 Frances Baard Street, HATFIELD, Pretoria

Donald Liphoko
Cell: 082 901 0766

Issued by Department of Communications

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