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Job losses as Sabido set to close units

Sabido Investments, which owns broadcasting assets including e.tv and eNews Channel Africa (eNCA), has announced it may have to close two loss-making divisions and has begun consultations with affected staff. The first business that may be closed down

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SA Newsmakers of 2014

Here they are, TechCentral’s South African Newsmakers of 2014. These are the individuals, in ascending order from five to one, who we believe were the most newsworthy in the technology and telecommunications space this year, for good reasons and bad. Also, check out our International Newsmakers

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HCI partnership ends in tears

The meeting, which was tightly packed into the eighth-floor boardroom of Hosken Consolidated Investments, left some minority shareholders unhappy over certain corporate governance issues and with lingering questions over

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Bronwyn Keene-Young quits e.tv

E.tv chief operating officer Bronwyn Keene-Young has quit following the resignation earlier this week of CEO Marcel Golding. Keene-Young, who is married to Golding, reportedly handed in her resignation on Wednesday in a strongly worded letter that slams

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Intrigue as OpenView carries SABC

OpenView HD, the new free-to-air satellite service launched by e.tv sister company Platco Digital on Tuesday, is offering the SABC’s three main television channels as part of its bouquet in spite of a simmering feud with the public broadcaster. The SABC warned last month

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Gov’t still mulling access control

Government is still reviewing its policy on access control for digital terrestrial television, the department of communications has told the Democratic Alliance in response questions the party submitted in parliament. This is despite an agreement between MultiChoice and the SABC that prohibits the public broadcaster from

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E.tv fumes over SABC, DStv deal

Free-to-air broadcaster e.tv has slammed a confidential deal struck between the SABC and MultiChoice that prohibits the public broadcaster from offering any of its channels over a television platform that uses encryption technology. E.tv described the move as

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OpenView HD technical details revealed

Firm details have emerged about South Africa’s newest television offering, the free-to-air satellite platform OpenView HD, which is operated by Platco Digital, a sister company to e.tv. Platco on Wednesday released the names of the 16 channels that will be offered on its

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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 OpenView HD service in South Africa October