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2013  // Posts published in 2013

28 Oct 2013 SENS Announcements

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

At the annual general meeting of shareholders of the company held on Monday, 28 October 2013 (in terms of the notice of annual general meeting contained in the Company’s 2013 Integrated Annual Report issued on 27 September 2013), all of the resolutions were passed by the requisite majority of HCI shareholders. Source: HCI

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24 Oct 2013 Media & Broadcasting

SA’S MEDIA TITANS BRAWL OVER DIGITAL TV

As SA approaches a June 2015 deadline to migrate to digital television broadcasting, a fight is raging over the control system SA should adopt, threatening progress yet again. The move to digital is under a directive from the International Telecommunications Union, the global regulator, which will stop protecting analogue broadcasting in countries that do not […]

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22 Oct 2013 Media & Broadcasting

e.TV’S HD PLANS

With four new channels launched on OpenView HD, E-tv sheds light on which of its new offerings will be available in high definition E-tv recently unveiled 4 new channels that have launched on its sister company’s subscription-free satellite TV service, OpenView HD. The new channels are eAfrika+, eKasi+, eMovies+, and eToons+. According to Elsat’s OpenView […]

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22 Oct 2013 KWV Holdings

DEDICATION KEY TO KWV VICTORY

A talented workaholic who displays engaging humility. A winemaker who, according to a colleague, gives new meaning to the word dedication. These characteristics became evident during a chat with KWV’s head winemaker, Johann Fourie, who has been with the Paarl wine and spirits giant since 2006 and heads a team of five – all of […]

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21 Oct 2013 Media & Broadcasting

KAGISO MEDIA IN FIRST TV VENTURE

The media group has launched its first television channel, on Platco Digital’s OpenView HD platform. Kagiso Media, the fast-growing media group that has radio and Internet assets and which is bidding for a pay-television licence, has launched its first TV venture, a free-to-air channel called Glow TV on the OpenView HD satellite bouquet. OpenView HD […]

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14 Oct 2013 Media & Broadcasting

CHANNELLING CHANGE

THE South African TV landscape is changing, thanks to the introduction of a slew of channels dedicated to local content. With e.tv going live with its free-to-air satellite TV platform, called OpenView HD, the broadcaster has unveiled four new channels that will launch on Tuesday: eKasi+, eAfrica+, eMovies+ and eToons+. The channels will be available […]

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11 Oct 2013 Media & Broadcasting

OpenViewHD GOES ON SALE

E-tv sister company Platco Digital announced at an event in Johannesburg on Thursday, 10 October 2013 that its subscription-free satellite TV service, OpenView HD, has launched. Maxwell Nonge, head of Platco Digital, revealed that decoders have gone on sale at a number of retailers, including Pick & Pay, Hirsch’s, Extreme Discounters, and OK. From Friday, […]

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10 Oct 2013 SENS Announcements

JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE ACQUISITION BY SEARDEL OF A FURTHER INDIRECT STAKE IN SABIDO INVESTMENTS PROPRIETARY LIMITED

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GOV’T STILL MULLING ACCESS CONTROL

The Democratic Alliance again pushes for answers around a deal between the SABC and MultiChoice that prevents the public broadcaster from carrying its channels on a digital platform that uses encryption technology. Government is still reviewing its policy on access control for digital terrestrial television, the department of communications has told the Democratic Alliance in […]

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SCHOOL CHESS GETS BIG BACKING

Tsogo Sun newest SunCares corporate social investment initiative will see the company investing more than R10 million in a national school chess programme over three years. “The selection of chess seemed a natural fit for us as part of both our strategy to develop sport as well as play a role in education. Chess is […]

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