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StarSat will be a ‘serious competitor’

StarSat, the pay-television platform previously known as TopTV, will emerge as a “serious competitor” to MultiChoice, the Naspers subsidiary that owns the dominant DStv service. That’s the word from Peter van den Steen, who is overseeing the business rescue of StarSat parent On

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High drama in TopTV saga

Vino Govender, the former CEO of On Digital Media, which operates DStv rival TopTV, has agreed to resign as director and CEO of First National Media Investment Holdings, one of the pay-television operator’s founding shareholders, after an ultimatum from the Industrial Development Corp

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TopTV relaunches as StarSat

Despite facing a lawsuit from two of its minority shareholders and not yet concluding a business rescue process, troubled pay-television operator On Digital Media (ODM) is pressing ahead with plans to relaunch its TopTV brand as StarSat. This follows an agreement

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TopTV shareholders in R750m lawsuit

The fall-out from the business failure of MultiChoice rival On Digital Media, the owner of TopTV, continues unabated with news that the Industrial Development Corp has taken three of the pay-TV operator’s major shareholders to court seeking to recover more than R750m

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