eMedia Holdings’ Openview is about to get a challenger in the free-to-air satellite television market with the imminent launch in South Africa of a new service called PremiumFree TV.
Thousands of passenger planes are still grounded, but in-flight Internet is surging to new highs.
Intelsat filed for bankruptcy and said it had obtained $1-billion in new financing that will allow it to keep the satellite service in business while it awaits billions of dollars in proceeds from a spectrum auction.
MultiChoice is introducing a new DStv Explora personal video recorder decoder and debuting 10 new high-definition channels following the recent successful launch of the Intelsat-36 satellite
Satellite operator Inmarsat was founded 40 years ago to let ships communicate with land so rescuers could aid sailors. The maritime business, which still provides half of sales and operating profit, set it apart from rivals
Depressed economy? What depressed economy? MultiChoice, which owns DStv, M-Net and SuperSport, has turned in another strong financial performance for the year ended 31 March 2015
Platco Digital, the parent company of free-to-air satellite television broadcaster OpenView HD, hopes its decision to lease capacity on Intelsat’s IS20 satellite – the same satellite used by MultiChoice for DStv – will help it attract newly licensed
Technology group Altech, part of the JSE-listed Altron stable, on Thursday evening announced that it is making a big play into the video-on-demand and home automation markets with a new, satellite-based home entertainment product called the Node that it hopes will become a
E.tv CEO Marcel Golding has warned that South Africa’s free-to-air television industry is in “crisis” and has said that “without urgent regulatory attention and intervention” there will be a “rapid if not irreversible decline in the quantity and quality” of programming and choice in the years
Sentech has taken the wraps off its new free-to-air broadcasting platform, Freevision, a competitor to the recently announced OpenView HD that will be to be launched by e.tv sister company Platco Digital in mid-October. Freevision uses Intelsat’s IS-20 satellite – the same one