PICS: Kim Kardashian West was attacked at Paris Fashion Week when a prankster tried to kiss her on the butt

The line-up, the venue and where to get your tickets... we give you the lowdown on the #BraamBeachParty

Boycott looming if TopTV porn goes ahead

2013-01-14 11:56
 
TopTV
Cape Town – The Family Policy Institute (FPI) is reacting to TopTV's second attempt to launch a porn channels a year after the struggling South African pay-TV operator's first application for such authorisation was denied by South Africa's broadcasting regulator.

TopTV, currently in business rescue, wants to launch the trio of titillating channels, namely Playboy TV, Desire TV and Private Spice as a separate bouquet with a PIN system, and told the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) that it wants to start broadcasting the pornographic channel bouquet as quickly as possible "to give TopTV a fighting chance of survival".

The FPI has now called on Icasa to decline TopTV's porn plan for a second time.

The faith-based group said that if the TopTV plan goes ahead it will call for a nationwide boycott of TopTV, as well as a boycott of all the pay-TV operator's advertisers and sponsors.

The South African public and all interested parties have 21 working days from 19 December 2012 - making the deadline 18 January 2013 - to comment on TopTV's porn channel plans.

Correspondence has to be sent to Ndondo Dube, Broadcasting Licencing Unit, Licencing and Compliance Division, Block D, Pinmill Farm, 164 Katherine Street, Sandton Johannesburg or fax 011 566 3200 or e-mail pndube@icasa.org.za.

Read more on:    icasa  |  toptv  |  pornography  |  tv
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

All My Children creator dies

2016-09-29 14:02

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
90 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
 

Recent News

All My Children creator dies

2016-09-29 14:02

Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the popular soap operas One Life to Live and All My Children, has died at 93. Read More »

Britney Spears has admitted she'd be interested in a role on the Great British Bake Off because she loves cooking. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.