MUST-carry regulations, which require DStv parent MultiChoice and other satellite pay-television providers to carry the SABC’s three free-to-air channels, are unfair and commercial broadcasters are exploiting the situation to their advantage and to the financial detriment of the public broadcaster. That’s one of the key submissions the SABC made at public hearings at Icasa’s offices in Sandton on Tuesday. The communications regulator is conducting an inquiry into subscription TV broadcasting services in South Africa in an effort to determine what can be done to make the market more competitive. The cash-strapped broadcaster, which has been lobbying Icasa for some time to amend the must-carry rules, wants DStv, StarSat and others to pay to carry SABC 1, 2 and 3 on their…