Television-Tv News

SABC to put an end to 90 per cent local

Wed, 19 Apr 2017
 The SABC is set to scrap the 90 per cent local content broadcasting decree introduced in July 2016..

Progress on TV white-spaces spectrum in SA

Tue, 18 Apr 2017
 TV white-spaces technology uses the gaps between terrestrial TV broadcasts for providing Internet ac

Android ‘pivotal’ to future TV distribution

Wed, 12 Apr 2017
 Findings from a global survey reveal that a majority of video service providers have either Android

Nolly Africa jumps on board Nigeria’s digital switchover with support from ABS Broadcast

Mon, 10 Apr 2017
 The brand new Nollywood channel is part of the African Movie Channel network and is their first 24 h

SABC viewership plunges to "the lowest on record"

Mon, 03 Apr 2017
 The SABC's TV viewership keeps plunging and has now dropped to a disastrous 45% audience share...

Disney Africa concludes major free-TV agreement in South Africa

Fri, 31 Mar 2017
 Disney Africa has announced an exclusive free-TV deal with in South Africa...

MultiChoice honours Ahmed Kathrada

Tue, 28 Mar 2017
 Yesterday, 28 March marks a sad day for South Africa as one of the fathers of our nation, Ahmed Kath

Anant Singh outlines SA’s contribution to the international film industry on CNN

Mon, 20 Mar 2017
 From art departments to camera operators and top producers, the SA film industry is gaining much att

Africa’s pay-TV subs reach 18.7 million and generate US$4.4 billion in 2016

Fri, 17 Mar 2017
 Africa’s pay-TV platforms added a combined two million subscribers in 2016, bringing the total numbe

GINX eSports TV to launch on DStv on 1 May

Tue, 14 Mar 2017
 GINX, the 24/7 eSports and gaming network, will be available to stream on DStv Now and

DStv mulls streaming-only option

Fri, 10 Mar 2017
 MultiChoice is considering launching a standalone streaming version of DStv, not delivered via direc

Kwesé TV brings ESPN back to Africa

Thu, 09 Mar 2017
 Econet Media’s Kwesé Sports and ESPN has launched the ESPN channel on the Kwesé TV bouquet...

South Africa’s TV digitisation plan gets STB awareness boost

Wed, 08 Mar 2017
 Registration for subsidised digital STBs is on the rise with more than 36 000 households signing up

What's Up Africa is back

Tue, 28 Feb 2017
 What’s Up Africa returns to BBC World News’ Focus on Africa for a fifth series, beginning o

DStv to hike prices on 1 April

Tue, 21 Feb 2017
 MultiChoice is hiking the prices of its main DStv bouquets. However, most of the increases this year

People Passion Purpose set to inspire Mzansi

Thu, 09 Feb 2017
 People Passion Purpose is a six-part series of inspirational regional documentaries, follow

AfriDocs on BET

Fri, 27 Jan 2017
 BET is adding to its rich factual programming mix by welcoming the best documentaries from Africa...

SABC strikes historic deal with EFC

Wed, 25 Jan 2017
 Saturday nights become EFC nights on SABC 3 as SABC Sport announced a multi-year broadcast partnersh

Pay-TV prospers in Sub Saharan Africa

Mon, 16 Jan 2017
 StarTimes is making up ground on Multichoice’s DStv and GOtv pay-TV services, along with Vivendi’s C

Turner expands its kids’ distribution to East Africa with Boing

Thu, 12 Jan 2017
 Turner announced its partnership with AzamTV, one of the largest, fast-growing digital satellite pla

LG introduces first ATSC 3.0 4KTVs

Mon, 09 Jan 2017
 LG Electronics is introducing the first ATSC 3.0-enabled 4K Ultra HD TVs to support this year’s depl

Digitial switch over launched in Abuja, Nigeria

Thu, 05 Jan 2017
 Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has announced that the Digital Switch Over

Fox brings 24: Legacy to South Africa

Thu, 15 Dec 2016
 Fox Networks Group (FNG), the operating unit for TV and Cable of the 21st Century Fox, is all in for

Tyler Perry Studios casting director scouting in SA

Thu, 24 Nov 2016
 Regional director for the ARTS, Elsubie Verlinden, has invited Rhavynn Drummer - casting director fo

BBC World service expansion includes six new African language services

Tue, 22 Nov 2016
 The British public broadcaster has revealed its biggest expansion since 1940. The company is launchi