Soccer

Legal battle looms over TV rights to top sports

Icasa's new regulations will break DStv's monopoly

02 June 2019 - 00:07 By MAHLATSE MPHAHLELE

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) may be headed for a legal showdown with some sporting federations and broadcasters if it goes ahead and implements the sports broadcasting amendment regulations.

On Friday, the communications regulator completed public hearings in Pretoria on the proposed regulations after the sports federations, broadcasters and other parties had made submissions...

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