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MTN in music copyright arears for over two years… and counting

Mobile giant MTN has failed to pay music copyright royalties to songwriters since 2013. The company, which owes just under R1 million for 2014, has also failed to declare music sales data and earnings for 2015 to songwriters.   CAPASSO, the royalty collecting society which represents songwriters and their publishers for music digital sales, states that attempts to license and collect the outstanding royalties and reports from MTN and its subsidiary Content Connect Africa (CCA), which is responsible for delivering some of