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Darren Scott in online radio venture

Former Jacaranda FM deejay and SuperSport presenter Darren Scott has launched an online radio station called Ballz and he is hoping it will shake up the broadcasting landscape in SA.
Ballz follows in the path of other online radio ventures like Cape Town's 2OceansVibe and is apparently already garnering a loyal listenership since launching three weeks ago.

Scott fell from grace last September after directing racial slurs at a colleague during a Jacaranda teambuilding event. This followed a disagreement over an unpaid debt. He was forced to resign from both the radio station and his position at SuperSport in the wake of the incident.

For now, Ballz broadcasts between 2pm and 6pm on weekdays from a studio in Woodmead, Johannesburg. The service is available via the station's website and can be streamed to desktops, laptops, smartphones and some feature phones.

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