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Episode 141: IMC speakers Mel Attree and Enzo Scarcella, plus we chat to Ben Wagner from Native.

Date: 27 Jul 2015
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TV and Twitter, increasing viewing experience
TV and Twitter, increasing viewing experience

A study by Nielsen revealed that 85% of South African Twitter users access their accounts through their mobile devices and that 64% of these mobile users consume Twitter content while watching TV...

24 Jul 2015 12:35

SA to benefit from Chinese workshop on radio, TV
SA to benefit from Chinese workshop on radio, TV

PRETORIA: A Chinese workshop on development and management of radio and television media for developing countries which starts this week is a joint effort to enhance cooperation and friendship between South Africa and China.

22 Jul 2015 10:49



'Just dump SA digital TV migration'
'Just dump SA digital TV migration'

South Africa's adoption of digital terrestrial television (DTT) should be carefully evaluated and perhaps even dumped, says an industry insider.

By Duncan Alfreds 14 Jul 2015 11:38

Local content needed for DTT
Local content needed for DTT

South Africans have been watching a lot of international television content and this should change once the country switches off its analogue signal and moves to a digital broadcasting system...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 14 Jul 2015 08:26

Discussing the future of media
Discussing the future of media

The Future of Media Conference is now in its fourth year, and is set to take place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 21 July. The programme encompasses both a worldwide and a local perspective...

13 Jul 2015 13:36

Red Cherry Media increases conversion of leads to 40% for Old Mutual TV campaign - Red Cherry Media
Red Cherry Media increases conversion of leads to 40% for Old Mutual TV campaign

Old Mutual incorporated Red Cherry's interactive tops/tails on TV for their 2in1 savings campaign...

Issued by Red Cherry Media 10 Jul 2015 08:14

Citizens warned against bogus DTT training centres
Citizens warned against bogus DTT training centres

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has warned the public about bogus training centres which purport to offer short courses on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) set-top box installation.

8 Jul 2015 10:03

TCM puts Guerilla in leading role for re-launch across Africa
TCM puts Guerilla in leading role for re-launch across Africa

TCM was once the home of 'oldies-but-goodies' like Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, and They Died with Their Boots On, bringing these and other classics to viewers across the continent. But just as much as times have changed, so too has the channel's offering...

Issued by Guerilla Tactic Media 6 Jul 2015 09:04

SABC to tell truth 'with balanced perspective' - CEO
SABC to tell truth 'with balanced perspective' - CEO

New SABC chief executive officer Frans Matlala said the public broadcaster going forward will tell the truth but will also be "balancing the perspective"...

By Thinus Ferreira 3 Jul 2015 12:05

DTT switch off date announced when all system are in place
DTT switch off date announced when all system are in place

Government will announce the date to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting signals once all systems are in place, including the five million free Set Top Boxes (STBs) to poor households, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

By Nthambeleni Gabara 3 Jul 2015 10:22

DTT to provide opportunity to restructure SA's ICT
DTT to provide opportunity to restructure SA's ICT

The implementation of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) will provide great potential to restructure South Africa's ICT infrastructure...

30 Jun 2015 08:08

Court rules that government DTT policy stands - e.tv
Court rules that government DTT policy stands

E.tv is disappointed with the North Gauteng High Court's dismissal of their application to review aspects of Government's DTT Policy, but is still committed to the roll-out of DTT and other digital platforms...

Issued by e.tv 29 Jun 2015 11:06

SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline
SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline

WALVIS BAY, NAMIBIA: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries that are still using the analogue broadcasting signal are committed to migrate to digital broadcasting by June 2016...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 29 Jun 2015 09:05

Insights from the Festival of Media Global 2015
Insights from the Festival of Media Global 2015

The Festival of Media Global 2015 took place in Rome and was awash with the cream of the media crop, media network CEOs, TV conglomerate heads and procurement and media managers from large brands the world around...

By John Beale 29 Jun 2015 06:09

Minister welcomes court ruling on set-top boxes
Minister welcomes court ruling on set-top boxes

WALVIS BAY: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has welcomed the North Gauteng High Court's ruling to dismiss an application by etv over set-top box (STB) encryption...

25 Jun 2015 16:25

Future of media conference with international, local input
Future of media conference with international, local input

Head of the global WPP marketing and advertising, Sir Martin Sorrell, has given Jeremy Maggs an exclusive interview with valuable and exclusive insights from one of the most powerful people in the world in brand building...

22 Jun 2015 12:36

The ins and outs of cracking 'talk journalism'
The ins and outs of cracking 'talk journalism'

Ever wondered what it takes to become a TV presenter? Danilo Acquisto, known to many as Good Hope FM weekend DJ, was recently announced as winner of the Presenter Search on 3. He gives us some insight into the presenter's balance of TV and radio...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jun 2015 06:00

A brand on a journey
A brand on a journey

Most of us are familiar with Eugene, the face and voice of Nedbank's retail division. More recently Nedbank launched a campaign for its business banking division...

By Danette Breitenbach 19 Jun 2015 15:15

SA joins list of losers on digital migration
SA joins list of losers on digital migration

South Africa is part of a small list of countries that have failed to even get out of the starting blocks regarding digital migration, according to an international body...

By Gareth van Zyl 18 Jun 2015 09:33

Hippo.co.za sponsors season three of The Man Cave - Hippo.co.za
Hippo.co.za sponsors season three of The Man Cave

Along with a new timeslot, a new presenter and a bag full of new tricks all lined up for season three, The Man Cave is now also proudly sponsored by Hippo.co.za...

Issued by Hippo.co.za 17 Jun 2015 10:21

SA to miss digitial migration deadline, but govt says don't worry
SA to miss digitial migration deadline, but govt says don't worry

Despite South Africa's missing the deadline to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting, South Africans would still be able to watch free-to-air television, the communications ministry said...

By Adam Wakefield 17 Jun 2015 08:30

Digital migration to benefit youth, women
Digital migration to benefit youth, women

BLOEMFONTEIN: The Digital Migration Policy will see the roll-out of public service channels for youth and women, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 4 Jun 2015 13:29

M-Net maintains maximum BEE level score
M-Net maintains maximum BEE level score

For the second year running, M-Net has held its Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) scorecard at Level One - the highest achievable level for any organisation...

3 Jun 2015 11:34

Govt observing test licenses given to broadcasters
Govt observing test licenses given to broadcasters

Government is observing the test licences given to broadcasters to see if they will broadcast using Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) or Digital Radio Mundial (DRM), says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 3 Jun 2015 10:38

No TV "black out" after 17 June deadline
No TV "black out" after 17 June deadline

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has assured the country that there will be no television "black out" beyond the ITU deadline of 17 June 2015 to switch from analogue to digital broadcasting...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 1 Jun 2015 09:26

SA, Lesotho agree to cooperate on frequency interference
SA, Lesotho agree to cooperate on frequency interference

MASERU: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has signed an agreement of cooperation regarding cross border frequency interference for Digital Terrestrial Television services with her Lesotho counterpart...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 28 May 2015 09:05

South Africa's film industry boosted with production of Top Actor SA - Kagiso Media
South Africa's film industry boosted with production of Top Actor SA

The country's newest reality show, Top Actor South Africa, is not only a springboard for upcoming actors, but international co-production is facilitating skills transfer to others in the industry.

Issued by Kagiso Media 27 May 2015 12:55

Sugar The Agency cracks it as a finalist at the Prague International Advertising Festival Awards Ceremony
Sugar The Agency cracks it as a finalist at the Prague International Advertising Festival Awards Ceremony

Sugar The Agency, a Durban-based agency with a satellite office in Johannesburg, was contacted by the committee of the Prague International Advertising Festival (PIAF) to submit their XPANDA '8 o clock movie" TV commercial into the category of 'Storytelling through TV' for the awards at the PIAF...

Issued by Sugar The Agency 26 May 2015 13:33

Can you feel it?
Can you feel it?

I woke up this morning humming a familiar tune. The Jackson 5's "Can you feel it". As I tapped my feet and hummed my way through my morning routine I wondered where I had found this tune - then I remembered...

By Danette Breitenbach 26 May 2015 07:50

Set-top boxes: e.tv squares up to government over its policy
Set-top boxes: e.tv squares up to government over its policy

A battle over government policy on television set-top boxes will take place in court this week, in a case that could have far-reaching consequences for free-to-air television...

By Franny Rabkin 26 May 2015 07:46

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