31Aug 2014

OpenView HD: new details emerge

Platco Digital, the company planning to launch a free-to-air satellite television service, has entered into partnerships with a range of companies, including satellite providers, set-top box distributors, major retailers and broadcasters as it gears up to launch the

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31Aug 2014

Platco free OpenView HD TV launch plans

Platco Digital (Platco) will be launching OpenView HD in October 2013 - a free-to-view, direct to home (DTH) satellite TV offering.

OpenView HD will carry licensed free TV channels locally and, ultimately, in the rest of Africa.

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31Aug 2014

SABC, e.tv in negotiations over Openview HD deal

e.tv and SABC are co-operating at a "high level" over the decision by Platco to launch the Openview HD platform in South Africa.

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31Aug 2014

SA’s satellite TV explosion

South Africa is on the brink of a broadcasting explosion, with recent ­developments showing that the sector is not prepared to wait for the government's shambolic digital terrestrial television (DTT) migration.

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31Aug 2014

SA’s satellite TV explosion

South Africa is on the brink of a broadcasting explosion, with
recent ­developments showing that the sector is not prepared to
wait for the government's shambolic digital terrestrial television
(DTT) migration.

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31Aug 2014

More players leap on broadcast bandwagon

FOR the longest time, little has happened in South Africa's
broadcasting sector. But big changes are now looming. Barely a week
seems to go by without significant new developments.

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31Aug 2014

e.tv, Sentech sign for OpenView HD

JOHANNESBURG - The signing of a memorandum of understanding
(MOU) between e.tv and transmission provider Sentech will allow the
launch of new multiple channels on its digital terrestrial
television (DTT) platform, e.tv said on Friday.

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31Aug 2014

OpenView HD to cover the whole of SA

Government signal distributor Sentech is planning to launch a free-to-air satellite TV service based on its Vivid platform. This is according to a well-placed industry source.

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31Aug 2014

Platco Digital – the new kid on the box!

Platco Digital (Platco) will be launching OpenView HD, a free-to-view direct to home (DTH) satellite offering in October. OpenView HD will carry licensed free TV channels locally and, ultimately, in the rest of Africa.

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31Aug 2014

OpenView HD announces its new channel offering

Location: Johannesburg
Release Date: 18 September

OpenView HD is proud to announce its channel offering consisting of over 10 new channels, offering High Definition (HD), on its soon to be launched free-to-air satellite TV platform.

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25Aug 2014

New South African Satellite TV operator Platco Digital recruits CoralTree

CoralTree, an innovative fast-growing software company that works with some of EMEA's leading communications operators, announces contract with new digital satellite TV market entrant, Platco Digital to optimise the operator's delivery of offers when it launches in South Africa this month.

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