Sanef says it wants MultiChoice to explain its decision not to renew its contract with TV channel ANN7 once it ends in August.
Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says government can draw lessons from policies related to increasing the diversity of media ownership.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) Councellor, Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng says there is no non-compliance on MultiChoice decision to off load the 24-hour television news channel ANN7.
Labour federation COSATU has called MultiChoice’s decision not to renew their contract with ANN7-TV hypocritical.
Multichoice says it will fully cooperate with the Special Investigations Unit following allegations of payments made to the SABC and the Gupta-linked ANN7 channel.