eMedia Holdings has reported a sharp increase in revenue and profits for the six months to 30 September 2021, driven by a surge in advertising sales.
eMedia has filed papers in the high court to stop the communications minister from declaring a March 2022 date for analogue television switch-off.
Communications regulator Icasa on Tuesday moved to avoid a lengthy court battle over the upcoming spectrum auction, saying it will consent to a high court order.
eMedia Investments, the holding company of e.tv, eNCA and Openview, has plunged headfirst into streaming, launching eVOD, a video-on-demand service, in partnership with MTN South Africa.
Openview, the free-to-air satellite platform in the eMedia Holdings stable, has increased the number of activations of its set-top boxes by more than 18% in the past year.
The SABC has begun warning viewers of its analogue terrestrial television channels that the broadcasts are coming to an end as the country finally moves to digital terrestrial technology.
The SABC and eMedia Investments have inked a channel carriage agreement that will see the public broadcaster supplying Openview with six television channels – SABC 1, 2 and 3 and three new channels.
South Africa’s digital television migration project has once again come unstuck. Is it time to give up on the project altogether? By Duncan McLeod.
South Africa can complete the migration from analogue to digital television within a year, provided government adopts a mix of satellite and terrestrial broadcasting, according to eMedia Holdings CEO Andre van der Veen.
In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Andre van der Veen, CEO of e.tv and Openview parent company eMedia Holdings on South Africa’s long-delayed digital terrestrial television migration project.