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11 Jan 2016 Media & Broadcasting

e.tv RELAUNCHES ITS NEWS BULLETIN AS eNEWS DIRECT

Cape Town – South Africa’as only free-to-air commercial TV channel e.tv is dumping its eNews Prime Time new bulletin halfway through January, relaunching it 18 January at 18:30 as eNews Direct. Anchor Dudu Ramela will literally walk and talk viewers through the “trending” news stories of the day. In February last year Pat Pillai left […]

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27 Nov 2015 Media & Broadcasting

e.tv EXTENDS HD OFFERING TO INCLUDE DSTV CUSTOMERS

From Friday, 27 November 2015, e.tv will be the first free to air channel available in High Definition (HD) across all DStv packages. The eHD Channel, which was exclusively available on OpenView HD (Channel 104), will now also be enjoyed by DStv customers (Channel 194). DStv customers who have HD decoders will be able to […]

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19 Nov 2015 Media & Broadcasting

BRIEF – SEARDEL INVESTMENT SAY SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE CHANGE OF NAME TO EMEDIA HOLDINGS

* Unaudited consolidated condensed interim results for the six months ended 30 september 2015 * On 14 September 2015, Seardel increased its investment in Sabido to 67,7 pct by acquiring all of remaining minority shareholdings in Sabido * Directors have resolved not to declare an interim dividend for period ended 30 September 2015 * Recording […]

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COURT GRANTS e.tv LEAVE TO APPEAL

E.TV’s lawyer said he was “delighted” that the free-to-air-broadcaster was given permission to take its court battle against the government’s digital migration policy to the Supreme Court of Appeal. Pretoria High Court Judge Bill Prinsloo granted e.tv leave to appeal on Friday, signalling further delay to the country’s migration from analogue to digital broadcasting. SA’s […]

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FRESH BLOW FOR DIGITAL MIGRATION POLICY

Johannesburg – South Africa’s much delayed digital migration process has been dealt another setback after e.tv was granted leave to appeal a ruling earlier this year dismissing its challenge to Communications Minister Faith Muthambi’s digital migration policy. The free-to-air broadcaster had challenged the policy, in which Muthambi expressly prohibited government-sponsored set-top boxes (STBs) from being […]

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SET-TOP BOX BATTLE HEADED TO SUPREME COURT

E.tv has been granted leave to appeal a judgment that went against it in its battle with communications minister Faith Muthambi over set-top box encryption. E.tv has been granted leave to appeal by the high court in Pretoria, setting the stage for a legal showdown at the supreme court of appeal in Bloemfontein between communications […]

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e.tv GETS GO-AHEAD TO TAKE DIGITAL MIGRATION POLICY APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT

FREE-to-air broadcaster e.tv has been given permission to take its fight against the government’s digital migration policy to the Supreme Court of Appeal. Pretoria High Court Judge Bill Prinsloo granted e.tv leave to appeal on Friday, signalling further delay to the country’s fraught migration from analogue to digital broadcasting. The move to digital, which is […]

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28 Sep 2015 Media & Broadcasting

E.tv APPEALS AGAINST RULING ON DECODER ENCRYPTION

South African Free-to-air (FTA) broadcaster E.tv has filed an application for leave to appeal against the high court’s decision in June that government-subsidised set-top-boxes (STBs) do not require encryption to receive Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT). The appeal is expected to be heard in October, NexTVame reported. It claims that the court made mistakes on several […]

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23 Sep 2015 Media & Broadcasting

E.tv HEADS BACK TO COURT OVER DIGITAL TV

E.tv has filed an application for leave to appeal a judgment that went against it in the ongoing battle over whether South Africa’s digital terrestrial television signal will be encrypted. E.tv has filed an application for leave to appeal a judgment by the high court that went against it in the ongoing battle over whether […]

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18 Sep 2015 Media & Broadcasting

KAGISO MEDIA INVESTS IN GHANA’S GLOBAL MEDIA ALLIANCE BROADCASTING COMPANY LTD

Kagiso Tiso Holdings (KTH), through its media subsidiary, Kagiso Media, has acquired 37% of Global Media Alliance Broadcasting Company (GMABC), a broadcasting company in Ghana. This latest acquisition forms part of KTH’s strategy to expand its pan-African footprint both directly and indirectly through its key investee companies. Ghana is one of the fastest growing African […]

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