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MultiChoice continues to lose subscribers

Kaya Biz

MultiChoice reports R911 million loss

By: Natasha Archary Image | Multichoice MultiChoice Group has reported a R911 million loss over the last 6-months of 2023, which is a massive decline from the R55 million profit over the same period last year. Calvo Mawelo, MultiChoice Group CEO joins Kaya Biz to share what an uphill battle the entertainment business has to turn things around. "The way we would like to describe the report is that we […]

today16/11/2023

NEWS

SABC and MultiChoice have agreed on the rights to broadcast the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Zuko Komisa SABC and MultiChoice have agreed on the rights to broadcast the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Zizi Kodwa, Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, has praised the agreement reached between the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and MultiChoice for the broadcast rights to the 2023 Rugby World Cup. MultiChoice struck a deal with the SABC to sublicense Rugby World Cup broadcast rights to the national broadcaster. This means that […]

today08/09/2023

NEWS

SABC and MultiChoice have not yet reached an agreement on broadcasting of the 2023 Rugby World Cup games

Zuko Komisa SABC and MultiChoice have not yet reached an agreement on broadcasting the 2023 Rugby World Cup games. The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has stated that it has completed the required steps to finalize a deal with pay channel behemoth MultiChoice for the broadcasting rights to the next Rugby World Cup 2023. The news by the SABC comes only days before the tournament's opening match, which pits host […]

today07/09/2023

MultiChoice continues to lose subscribers

959 Breakfast

MultiChoice continues to lose subscribers

Katlego Sekhu On Business Update this morning, Gugulethu Mfuphi reflected on an interview she did with Calvo Mawela, MultiChoice Group CEO, on MultiChoice results published yesterday. During the conversation, they broke down how much Multichoice makes from each user. The company has been going through a number of transitions over the years. They are no longer just a television business that produces content; they have transformed themselves into a telecommunications […]

today14/06/2023

MultiChoice continues to lose subscribers

Kaya Biz

Interim results show Multichoice is bleeding premium subscribers

By Zuko Komisa Multichoice is bleeding premium subscribers A slower fall in Compact Plus subscribers has affected the company's overall "premium" segment, despite DStv Premium adding a few subscribers in South Africa during the past year. According to MultiChoice, the broadcaster's parent business, the most recent interim results for the first half of the broadcaster's 2023 fiscal year (1H FY23) were released on Thursday, November 10, 2022. The results revealed […]

today11/11/2022

Russia Today

NEWS

DStv removes Russia Today channel

Kaya News Reporter   Multichoice has confirmed that Russia Today will no longer be available on the DStv platform. The news channel 407, has since been removed until further notice. In a brief statement, Multichoice said the reason for the removal of the channel was due to sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Union. This meant the global distributor of the channel ceased to provide the broadcast feed to […]

today03/03/2022

LINEUP

Thomas and Skhumba: Strong calls for PSL to open stadiums

Kaya 959 Reporter South African sports fans have for a very long time expressed how much they miss watching their favourite team play in the stadiums. There have been calls across the board to reopen the stadiums. A week ago, Premier Soccer League Chairman Irvin Khoza said fans will not be allowed at the stadium until the government gives full access to the supporters. He also sighted the challenges of […]

today14/01/2022

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POPIA ActTo promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies; to introduce certain conditions so as to establish minimum requirements for the processing of personal information; to provide for the establishment of an Information Regulator to exercise certain powers and to perform certain duties and functions in terms of this Act and the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000; to provide for the issuing of codes of conduct; to provide for the rights of persons regarding unsolicited electronic communications and automated decision making; to regulate the flow of personal information across the borders of the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

RECOGNISING THAT—

  • section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that everyone has the right to privacy;
  • the right to privacy includes a right to protection against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information;
  • the State must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights;

AND BEARING IN MIND THAT—

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AND IN ORDER TO—

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1.2  Parliament assented to POPIA on 19 November 2013. The commencement date of section 1Part A of Chapter 5section 112 and section 113 was 11 April 2014. The commencement date of the other sections was 1 July 2020 (with the exception of section 110 and 114(4). The President of South Africa has proclaimed the POPI commencement date to be 1 July 2020.

 
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4.2.2.2. IP address; 

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4.2.2.5. referrers. 

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