The government is considering new rules to compel pay-TV operators such as MultiChoice and streaming platforms like Netflix to collect TV licence fees on behalf of the SABC.

The move is expected to boost the public broadcaster’s finances as it comes under pressure due to the economic crisis prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Business Day TV spoke to Duncan McLeod from TechCentral for his take on the possibility of this move coming to fruition.

TechCentral's Duncan McLeod talks to Business Day TV about how the SABC wants help collecting license fees

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