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26 May 2016 Media & Broadcasting

HOLDING COMPANY OF e.TV FALLS INTO LOSS

EMEDIA, the recently created JSE-listed holding company of television station e.tv, fell into a loss of R88.8m from the previous year’s R152m profit. The group, part of the Hosken Consolidated Investment (HCI) stable, which released results on Wednesday afternoon, reported a 1.7% growth in revenue to R2.4bn for the year to end-March. “The core asset, […]

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25 May 2016 Media & Broadcasting

OPENVIEW HD SUBSCRIBER NUMBERS SOAR

After a rocky start, commercial free-to-air satellite broadcaster OpenView HD, a sister company of e.tv, is adding subscribers at a remarkable rate of knots, though revenues are proving elusive. After a rocky start, commercial free-to-air satellite broadcaster OpenView HD, a sister company of e.tv, is adding subscribers at a remarkable rate of knots, though revenues […]

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24 May 2016 Media & Broadcasting

e.TV PARENTS EARNINGS SLUMP

eMedia Holdings, the parent company of free-to-air broadcaster e.tv and 24-hour news channel eNCA, has warned that its profits will nosedive in the year ended 31 March 2016. eMedia Holdings, the parent company of free-to-air broadcaster e.tv and 24-hour news channel eNCA, among other media assets, has warned that its profits will nosedive in the […]

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e.tv TELLS COMMUNICATIONS BODY IDEA OF ‘PRIME-TIME’NEWS BULLETIN IS ANTIQUATED

FREE-to-air television channel e.tv has submitted an application for the amendment of its individual broadcasting licence to the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa). The channel wants the regulator to allow it to broadcast its current 6.30pm eNews Direct bulletin outside of prime time. Under its current licence conditions, the channel — owned by eMedia […]

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e.tv IN BID TO DUMP PRIME-TIME NEWS

FREE-to-air broadcaster e.tv has submitted an application to the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to allow it to bump news broadcasting out of its prime-time schedule. The channel wants to broadcast its 6.30pm eNews Direct bulletin during off-peak times instead.   According to its current licence conditions, the channel is required to broadcast at […]

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e.tv PLANS TO PULL NEWS FROM PRIME TIME IN EXCHANGE FOR POULAR SHOWS

eTV plans to pull news from prime time in exchange for popular shows Free-to-air private broadcaster eTV plans to dump their prime-time 6.30pm English news bulletin to make way for profitable programmes. The media firm says it wants to move bankable television shows to the premium time-slot. Programming expert Willington Radu says the time change […]

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10 Feb 2016 Media & Broadcasting

EMPLOYEES ACCUSE eNCA OF RACISM

Cape Town – Angry eNCA (DStv 403) staff are once again accusing the 24-hour TV news channel of racism, accusing eNCA in an open letter of preventing workers from organising and joining unions, and questioning why top executive positions are given to whites. The open letter to John Copelyn, chairman of the eMedia Investments board […]

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MANAGEMENT SHAKE-UP AT e.tv PARENT

Maxwell Nonge, MD of free-to-air satellite provider OpenView HD, has been named as chief technology officer of e.tv parent eMedia Investments, while Patrick Conroy, the MD of eNCA, will take over from Nonge at OpenView HD. Maxwell Nonge, MD of free-to-air satellite provider OpenView HD, has been named as chief technology officer of e.tv parent […]

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19 Jan 2016 Media & Broadcasting

WHERE TO FOR e.tv?

Noise – mostly unsubstantiated speculation – about the future of e.tv won’t die down, especially since the departure of chief executive officer (and HCI chairman) Marcel Golding and chief operating officer Bronwyn Keene-Young in 2014. But, a series of transactions which were set in motion three years ago, has seen investment holding company HCI effectively […]

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15 Jan 2016 Media & Broadcasting

e.tv TAKES NEWS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

e.tv presents eNews Direct, a half-hour distinct and innovative news bulletin. eNews Direct will deliver robust and contextually relevant news content in an unbiased manner from Monday, 18 January 2016, at 6:30pm on e.tv. The delivery of news is fast-paced, forthright and engaging, with news reports and news stories that are suitable for the modern-day […]

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