Tag Archives: satellite TV

Middle East broadcasters team up against piracy

Leading broadcasters across Middle East have formed an ‘Anti-Piracy Coalition which outlines a voluntary code of conduct to combat all forms of piracy that impact the sector. The Coalition will monitor piracy on satellite TV, ensure information about pirate channels is shared among legitimate industry players and coordinate action against the pirates. Industry players including [...]

OpenView HD adds 3 TV channels

Platco Digital-owned South African free-to-air HD satellite TV platform, OpenViewHD (OVHD), has added three news channels to its existing line-up of 15 TV channels Bi-Cars TV, Ekurhuleni TV and United Christian Broadcasting Network (UCBN). Ekurhuleni TV is a community TV station carrying local news, music, educational, health and religious programming. United Christian Broadcasting Network [...]

OpenView HD plans to launch PVR and IDTV

OpenView HD (OVHD), the South African free-to-air HD satellite TV platform owned by Platco Digital, plans to launch PVR services in 2014 and an Integrated Digital Television (IDTV) service by 2015, according to Maxwell Nonge, Managing Director of Platco Digital. While there are a few pay-TV PVR services in the market, but we will be [...]