Category Archives: News AFRICA

Discover Digital provides EPG solutions to broadcasters in South Africa

Discover Digital the South African-based digital technologies and Video-on-Demand (VoD) solutions provider, has developed a new digitally interactive electronic programme guide (EPG) system for broadcasters and digital TV streaming services. Stephen Watson, Managing Director of Discover Digital, says the EPG was developed internally for an advanced digitally interactive programme guide acting as a foundation for [...]

MultiChoice South Africa launched its Black Friday Deals

MultiChoice South Africa has introduced its Black Friday 2017 deals for DStv which include big discounts on decoders and installations on 24 November. DStv Explora prices will be suject to massive slashes of upto 40% a fully installed package with a DStv Wi-Fi Connector. The deals apply while stocks last and exclude the monthly DStv [...]

DStv Now available to Telkom LIT TV subscribers

Telkom announced that the LIT service customers will now be able to enjoy DStv Now through their LIT TV boxes. An update will signal users that DStv Now could be accessed on their boxes. However, it is specified that DStv Now has been specifically created to fit large screens.  We brought you Telkom LIT in [...]

ECB signs broadcast deal with beIN Media for MENA

A six-year broadcast agreement deal with beIN Media Group was announced on Monday by English cricket chiefs. The deal will boost the coverage of international and domestic cricket in North Africa and the Middle East. The deal comprises of providing Qatars beIN rights to screen coverage from all the England and Wales Cricket Boards (ECB [...]

SuperSport to broadcast Billabong SA Junior Champs

SuperSport will broadcast a 30-minute documentary on the five-day Billabong SA Junior Championships presented by BOS that took to the waves at Lower Point in Jeffreys Bay last month. Featuring the countrys top 18-and-under surfers from across South Africa, the championship produced the closest results in the events 21 year long history. The Surfriders from [...]

Tali’s Wedding Diary coming to South Africa on Showmax

The upcoming comedy series, Talis Wedding Diary is the first ever original series from Showmax African Streaming service. The show has its origins not in the established television community but within the world of YouTube, coming from the creative team behind hugely popular local web-series Suzelle DIY – a series notable itself for regularly racking [...]

New actors commended for the DTT deployment in South Africa

The DTT is seeing new actors collaborating for the smooth running and completion of the DTT project in South Africa. The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, the South African Post Office, Sentech, ICASA and the Universal Service and Access Agency of South Africa have been entrusted with the digital migration of South African citizens [...]

Discovery Channel South Africa to air ‘How to Adventure’

Riaan Mansers new show, How to Adventure, will soon ignite Discovery Channels viewers need for adventure. The show will air on Tuesdays on DStv 121 where subscribers will be taken for adrenaline sparked rides by following the South Africa adventurer on his exciting challenges. Mansers new show, produced by Oxgy3n Media in partnership with Volkswagen, [...]