SABC wants you to pay a TV Licence for your smartphone
The SABC is pushing for new regulations that would require South African cellphone users to pay TV Licence fees.
Speaking in an interview with MyBroadband, SABC Head of TV Licences Sylvia Tladi confirmed the SABC’s recent request for new regulations regarding TV Licences.
This follows after the public broadcaster said to parliament that new regulations are required to require users who watch content on devices such as smartphones to pay TV Licence fees.
Tladi told MyBroadband a process is underway to review policies and legislation that affects the SABC.
As part of this process, the SABC wants to expand the definition of a television set to include devices such as set-top boxes and smartphones.
“One of the key things that we needed to deal with was the definition of the television…