Burtfred - 2012-03-08 14:23
Put up the license fees and they will get even fewer people paying.
Willie - 2012-03-08 14:59
Go the decoder route....then everyone has to pay or have the right of choice not to pay for the crap they broadcast!
hayden.cajee - 2012-03-08 15:51
Stop paying massive salaries to incompetent pricks.
Create variety for the non-vernacular.
Try and broadcast live games, on time, which would be live.
Stop the BEE process, because it aint working.
Maybe, just maybe i'll pay to watch SABC.
Johan - 2012-03-09 10:28
"...payable annually by all of the roughly 12 million TV households in South Africa....costs R250 per year....licence revenue collection from R868m in 2010 to R872m in 2011."
Do the calc. ALready only 29% of housholds pay for their licence.
Victor - 2012-03-08 14:26
I don't pay to watch crap !!!!!
richard.hipkin - 2012-03-08 15:28
That's why there is crap.... eish, no brain..
kgomotso.radise - 2012-03-08 16:15
Everything goes up (Food, Fuel, e-Thief, EishKom and now South African Boring Channels)
Warren - 2012-03-08 17:28
But you do pay for their DSTV & their British prozzies.
Herman - 2012-03-08 14:29
More money for the fatcats to wast. If they get rid of the low class entertaiment they are screening, they might get more people to pay and solve their financial problems
Barefoot - 2012-03-08 14:29
So 'll have to pay more for channels i don't watch?
louwbester - 2012-03-08 14:36
Well I will not pay the higher license fee. If they use the bonus money that they so easilly pay out to CEO's and who ever, use that money for their incapablility to budget properly it might help or is this higher fee for biger and more bonusses.
Ashwin - 2012-03-08 14:42
someone call Cosatu. Another government rip off. Cosatu can do a protest against tolls, brokers and sabc.
Paul - 2012-03-08 14:43
LOL...with all the reruns they don't need a budget.
Heiku - 2012-03-08 14:44
Anyone who pays a tv license is getting ripped off already.
justin.pretorius - 2012-03-08 15:04
Good grief - the state cannot run anything
Stormkaap - 2012-03-08 15:08
Fire the fat cats!
Brendan - 2012-03-08 15:11
872 MILLION DIVIDED BY R250 = 3488000 - SO ONLY 3.488 MILLION PEPOLE PAID - YET THE ARTICLE STATES THAT THERE ARE 12 MILLION TV HOUSHOLDS - SEEMS TO ME THAT THERE BE A SORT OF WEALTH DISTRIBUTION GOING ON - VIVA ANC THIEVES VIVA
Donald - 2012-03-08 15:19
Its all falling apart, slowly but surely, as was predicted pre 1994... just saying....
Leon - 2012-03-08 15:26
I have never had an SABC license (That's what it is, NOT a TV license) and I never will.
Alan - 2012-03-08 15:29
Does anybody pay in the townships? We had a HR manager who moved into a JHB North suburb a few years ago and he said the first thing he must get is a TV license.
nkatywa - 2012-03-08 15:29
I really don't see the value of paying my TV Licence because SABC specializes in recycling the Programmes,,,Repeats after repeats the only thing worth watching is the news only....
Final.Punishment - 2012-03-08 15:31
Where do I cancel my TV License? why I can'y I unsubscribe? This is dictated BS!!!
an0nthinker - 2012-03-09 10:17
I tried to cancel mine once. I was planning to move overseas. They wanted my plane ticket and proof of new address! I don't think it's possible to unsubscribe. I finally just replaced my tv with a computer screen & hooked up my dvd player cause I don't watch SABCak and refuse to pay for a tv that's not even being used.
Angela - 2012-03-08 15:31
"...the SABC's content in general is also an apparent problem..". No, really? Problem: Cashflow shortfall. Apparent solution: The general public. Typical.
shauncro - 2012-03-08 15:33
I own a TV, but i don't watch SABC, E, DSTV or actually anything that comes OTA. But i still have to pay this blutty license. It's not fair, I buy DVD's and play games, that is all! Quite honestly the Cr@p on tv isn't worth watching, all it is is repeats and adverts.
Ashuvha - 2012-03-08 15:44
increasing fees will not help,decreasing corruption might.
Graham.Cooper2 - 2012-03-08 17:43
Agree go the decoder route and none of you will have a job, don't force me to pay for something I don't use at all. Even your news is one sided so shove it.
kosmonooit - 2012-03-08 18:12
The best TV that's ever come out of Auckland Park was the test pattern, back in '75 (?) - been downhill since then. Please someone post a how-to to prove you don't watch or listen to anything SABC and therefore are not liable for the License Fee.
Ken - 2012-03-08 18:48
At the moment they say if you have a piece of equipment that is "capable" of picking up a signal you must pay. Irrespective of whether you watch SABC or not.
So what happens with the switch to digital and you DO NOT buy a box top decoder? If I can't decode the signal (i.e impossible to watch) must I still pay?
Luvuko Nombembe - 2012-03-08 20:39
...calling zwelinzima vavi, calling zwelinzima vavi......
laura.jousten - 2012-03-09 09:32
really not worth it to evan pay tv license for the Cr*p they show
an0nthinker - 2012-03-09 10:12
So you want to put up my TV license but take away what I'm paying for? South African logic I see. Take, take take.
Charitycm.Ntintili - 2012-03-09 10:42
What TV Licence? for delayed live games & repeats!!NOO!!!
Hans - 2012-03-09 10:49
Jaja easy money fir the SABC, when o when is the day that they will not be able to rip us of, I never use the Sabc, dont even have an airail but I have to pay a licence fee. I pay R560 a month to have DSTv so I am realy not interested in what they want. And all those lawyer letters and fees they are sending out so regularly, maybe they can save on that. Realy we pay for other peoples trouble.
chantelle.boheim - 2012-03-20 09:49
I have DSTV and never watch SABC, so i don't see why i should pay for DTSV every month and a TV licence. They say the TV licence is for owning a TV, which is absolutely ridiculous. I shouldn't have to pay to own a TV and i should have a choice if i want SABC as part of my DSTV package or not. Tired of being ripped off!
tershia.atkins - 2012-04-18 13:46
it is so bloody unfair, there are thousands not or never been paying for their licence. to crown it all, the movies gets repeated, so what are we paying for, 27yrs ago's movies?