ICASA Announces Licence Winners
[Satellite Today – 09-13-07] The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) announced Sept. 12, the winners of a new set of individual licences for commercial satellite and cable subscription broadcasting services. ICASA had received up to 18 applications by the end of August from a variety of parties looking to gain more access to the broadcast market in South Africa. At the end of process, ICASA decided to award broadcast licences to MultiChoice Africa, Telkom Media (a Telkom South Africa company), e-Sat, On Digital Media and Walking on Water. It will explain its decisions in the next three weeks.