Deon Wiggett takes MultiChoice to task for carrying the ANN7 news channel on its satellite platform (Dethroning DStv from our lounges might slay ANN7, July 21). He wants us to consider summarily removing the channel from the platform. Perhaps it will be useful to consider the following. DStv is a platform that relays many local and international news channels representing a wide spectrum of views (SABC News, eNCA, ANN7, Parliamentary Service, Business Day TV, CNN, Sky News, Russia Today, CCTV, Al Jazeera and others). We do not have editorial control over the content third-party providers place on their channels, nor do we endorse any particular points of view. At present we have a legally binding agreement with ANN7, which we are legally obliged to abide by. We are a responsible corporate citizen and where legal grounds arise that require us to terminate a content agreement, we will certainly do so. Customers who do not agree with the editorial content of any channel have the abilit...
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