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TOM EATON | SABC wants us to pay more by reminding us why we shouldn’t

By invoking Netflix, the broadcaster aims a big spotlight at its own dysfunction

21 October 2020 - 20:06 By tom eaton

When the SABC revealed this week that it wants to extract a licence fee from South Africans who watch Netflix, DStv, or streaming content on their phones, there was derision and outrage. I understand the derision, but the outrage is, I have to say, a slight overreaction. Because the truth is that viewers of Netflix, DStv and mobile content have been paying the SABC for years...

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