Radio licence fees to soar

Commercial radio stations could end up paying 250percent more in annual licence fees if the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's proposed increases are imposed. Johann Koster, executive director of the National Association of Broadcasters, said while commercial television broadcasters would experience a 25percent increase, commercial radio stations would be hit harder. - Zweli Mokgata

Commercial radio stations could end up paying 250percent more in annual licence fees if the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's proposed increases are imposed. Johann Koster, executive director of the National Association of Broadcasters, said while commercial television broadcasters would experience a 25percent increase, commercial radio stations would be hit harder. - Zweli Mokgata

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