Tag Archives: SABC

SABC to live-stream Bafana’s World Cup qualifier against Zimbabwe

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has secured the broadcasting rights of the 2022 Soccer World Cup qualifier between Zimbabwe and Bafana Bafana. It has to be noted that the game will be available on SABC1, SABC Radio Stations, OpenView, and the telkomONE application which provides the newly introduced and independent SABC Sports channel. The [...]

Ivory Coast partners with South Africa to launch first co-production series

Known Associates Entertainment, the production company behind the South African adaptation of the Colombian telenovela that inspired Ugly Betty, is collaborating with Ivorian public broadcaster RTI on a sci-fi drama series highlighting the first co-production between the two countries. Ambre will be shot in South Africa and Ivory Coast with actors from both countries, with [...]

SABC rolls out 24-hour sports channel

Public broadcaster SABC has officially introduced its 24-hour sports channel with exciting and compelling sports content via free-to-air broadcasts and online streaming. The channel had its soft launch on 15 April 2021 and is now available on SABC digital TV broadcasting, Openview channel 124, and the TelkomONE streaming service. The Sport General Manager of SABC, [...]

SABC and Openview ink a new channel-carriage deal in SA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and eMedia Investments, the company behind free-to-air satellite service Openview, have announced a new distribution deal that will boost both companies in the free-to-air category of television broadcasting. The collaboration between South Africas fastest-growing satellite network and SAs most established broadcaster signals a seismic shift in the countrys broadcasting [...]

SABC and Openview ink a new channel-carriage deal in SA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and eMedia Investments, the company behind free-to-air satellite service Openview, have announced a new distribution deal that will boost both companies in the free-to-air category of television broadcasting. The collaboration between South Africas fastest-growing satellite network and SAs most established broadcaster signals a seismic shift in the countrys broadcasting [...]

TAC Studios announces international content licensing deals

TAC Studios, the production arm of The Africa Channel, has concluded deals for several of its lifestyle shows to leading broadcast and digital networks around the globe. Networks include Tastemade (USA), SBS Food (Australia), Radio Television Brunei (RTB), Discovery Networks (Middle East and Africa), OSN (Middle East), and SABC (South Africa). These follow previously announced [...]