Now MTN to Hit Users

NEWSWATCH: MyBroadband reports MTN has joined Vodacom and Cell C in hiking its prices, and the SABC might be a bit leaky… from the top, reports BD Live, and The New Age reports the national broadcaster has said sorry to the the EFF’s Mbuyeseni Ndlozi.

MyBroadband: Massive MTN price hikes: how much more you will pay…

MTN has announced it will join Cell C and Vodacom in hiking the prices of many of its products, including existing contract packages, reports MyBroadband.

Vodacom’s recent announcement that it would raise subscription fees mid-contract resulted in consumer backlash, with some questioning the legality of the hikes.

BD Live: SABC probes staff over board meeting leaks… BD Live reports staff of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) are being investigated for leaking details of the public broadcaster’s board meetings to newspapers.

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, replying to a Parliamentary question from Democratic Alliance MP Gavin Davis on Monday, said the SABC’s board had decided to initiate the probe over meetings held between February last year and January this year. Muthambi stressed in her reply that members of the corporation’s board were not being investigated, though her reply indicated that they might be.

Meanwhile…

The New Age: SABC apologised to the Economic Freedom Fighters Ndlozi… The national broadcaster has apologised to the EFF’s Mbuyeseni Ndlozi and the party after SABC host Eben Jensen was taken off air after losing his cool in an interview with Ndlozi.

Head of news Jimi Matthews, himself accused of assaulting a female member of staff when the live feed was lost during Zuma’s SONA, is quoted as saying the SABC won’t tolerate this sort of behaviour.

Source : Biz-Community

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