OpenView HD surpassed half a million activated households on Tuesday, 23 August.
Platco digitals managing director Patrick Conroy says, 500 000 active OpenView HD set-top boxes is significant because the platform now has at least two million viewers. The more popular channels include e.tv HD, eMovies Plus, DaVinci Learning, Glow TV and our new addition to the OpenView HD bouquet Trace Sport Stars.
OpenView HD will be celebrating its third birthday in October and will be announcing the launch of a new channel to celebrate this.
Conroy adds, The mix of content including educational, children and entertainment programming is appealing to our target market. First time buyers of multi-channel television are enjoying the choice that the platform offers.
OpenView HD is the only free digital satellite platform in South Africa, powered by e.tv.