ARTICLES RELATING TO DSTV

3D TV on the wane

2014-04-16 19:00

3D TV channels appear to be over and on the way out, with more 3D TV channels globally shutting down than starting up.

DStv BoxOffice app added to Samsung S5

2014-04-12 09:00

MultiChoice and Samsung is making DStv on Demand's DStv BoxOffice available as an app on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 mobile phones.

Tellytrack on DStv saved

2014-03-27 17:00

Phumelela and MultiChoice have signed a new contract for the Tellytrack (DStv 239) horse-racing channel which would have ended on DStv, but will now continue on the pay-TV platform's channel line-up.

FOX Crime restored on StarSat

2014-03-17 17:00

FOX Crime is back up on On Digital Media's StarSat platform after the channel went black and disappeared without explanation.

The 4 craziest funerals we’ve seen on TV

2014-03-07 15:10

For most of us, death is a time to mourn and shed tears for the departed. But not for the folks at Golden Gate Funeral Home.

How to access DStv's Oscar Pistorius trial channel

2014-03-02 19:41

MultiChoice is launching The Oscar Pistorius Trial: A Carte Blanche Channel on DStv Channel 199, and this is how you can watch it online.

DStv’s Oscar Pistorius trial TV channel ‘won’t be tabloid’

2014-02-28 12:40

DStv's dedicated Oscar Pistorius trial TV channel starting on Sunday will be a serious, analytical and current affairs TV channel and won’t skew tabloid, MultiChoice and Carte Blanche are promising.

Carte Blanche to broadcast another Oscar Pistorius TV special

2014-02-28 11:51

Carte Blanche will devote the entire edition of the magazine show on Sunday to an hour long TV special about Oscar Pistorius before the paralympic athlete's murder trial starts on Monday.

Big Brother SA contestant to present DStv’s Oscar trial coverage

2014-02-26 09:54

The inclusion of a former Big Brother South Africa reality contestant as a presenter for MultiChoice’s upcoming Oscar Pistorius murder trial TV channel on DStv is raising eyebrows.

SA’s digital TV switch: No intention to cut off anybody

2014-02-20 20:00

There is no intention to cut off any TV viewer in South Africa once the long-delayed switch from analogue to digital terrestrial television (DTT) finally happens, the minister of communications, Yunus Carrim told parliament.

NPA wants Pistorius trial live on TV

2014-02-18 12:41
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The NPA says it supports moves to have court proceedings in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial broadcast live, as it will show the world that SA's justice system works.

Navy SEAL goes on a Manhunt in SA

2014-02-04 15:25

A former Navy SEAL, Joel Lambert, goes on the run in South Africa in one of the episodes of his brand-new adventure reality series, Manhunt.

DStv starting an Oscar Pistorius trial TV channel

2014-01-29 11:32

MultiChoice is launching an Oscar Pistorius TV channel on 2 March on DStv to give viewers rolling coverage of the Oscar Pistorius court trial.

DStv decoder reboot coming soon

2014-01-24 14:53

DStv subscribers with HD PVR or DStv Explora decoders will have to manually reset four TV channels after a decoder reboot next week.

'Dismal' SABC1 ripped over 'empty' schedule

2014-01-23 10:59

TV critics countrywide have torn into SABC1 following the channel’s inability to provide timeous and correct scheduling information for the on-screen TV guides of pay-TV platforms.

M-Net founding member dies

2014-01-21 10:33

Ronnie van Wijk, a founding member of M-Net as a pay-TV broadcaster in South Africa in 1987, has died.

SABC reorganises channel schedules, soaps around Madiba

2013-12-09 11:41

The SABC is restructuring and rescheduling the line-ups of SABC1, SABC2 and SABC3 for this week to accommodate soaps and different Madiba special programming.

Food Network producing SA version of hit reality show

2013-11-26 14:35

The Food Network (DStv 175) is producing a local version of its international reality food hit Chopped.

MultiChoice adds MGM for DStv Premium subscribers

2013-11-15 15:01

MultiChoice is making a U-turn and will be unblocking and adding the MGM channel for all its DStv Premium subscribers.

DStv subscribers feel 'cheated' over blocked movie channel

2013-11-14 13:13

SA's most notable film critics are now weighing in on MultiChoice's decision to block the MGM movie channel from DStv Premium subscribers – and at the same subscribers are saying they feel "cheated".

Complaints over DStv showing boy's penis caught in zipper

2013-11-04 11:12

Following complaints by viewers, the BCCSA has decided that it would not intervene in the family magazine show Kwêla on kykNET for showing a boy with his penis caught in his zipper.

 

SET and Sony Max showcase their exciting line-up

2014-04-05 12:00

Sony Entertainment Television (SET) and Sony Max revealed their line-up this week and we cannot wait to catch these shows.

M-Net returns HD channel logos

2014-03-18 21:00

M-Net has returned the letters "HD" to its high definition TV channel on DStv and added it to its other HD channels after the removal of the letters from its on-screen logo led viewers to believe that M-Net is no longer being broadcast in high definition.

Entire Game of Thrones coming to DStv Explora

2014-03-10 09:10

Not Winter as a season, but all the seasons are coming: MultiChoice plans to put the episodes from all three seasons of the hit fantasy series Game of Thrones on its DStv Explora .

The 4 craziest funerals we’ve seen on TV

2014-03-07 10:40

For most of us, death is a time to mourn and shed tears for the departed. But not for the folks at Golden Gate Funeral Home.

Oscar Pistorius TV trial will be a defining moment in broadcast history

2014-02-28 14:04

South African TV and broadcasting experts are calling the broadcast of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on dedicated television channels and radio "a seminal moment in broadcast history".

A second 24-hour Oscar Pistorius TV channel launching

2014-02-28 12:17

South African viewers are now getting a second 24-hour Oscar Pistorius channel which will be bringing viewers around the clock court and news coverage of the sensational court trial.

Tellytrack no longer horsing around

2014-02-28 10:26

The South African horse-racing TV channel Tellytrack (DStv 239) will terminate on 26 March on MultiChoice's DStv pay-TV platform.

Oscar trial broadcast ruling welcomed

2014-02-25 18:15

Editors have welcomed a ruling by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on broadcasting of the murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

M-Net on Big Brother: Violence not our brand

2014-02-18 13:12

M-Net is speaking out after the broadcaster’s latest Big Brother season was marred by another violent incident in which a male contestant slapped a woman.

Massive Spielberg movie festival coming in March

2014-02-04 18:00

A massive Steven Spielberg movie festival which includes more than 50 movies as well as miniseries will be shown in March on M-Net Movies Showcase (108).

Super Bowl shown in HD in SA for the first time ever

2014-01-31 16:29

Super Bowl XLVIII will be live – and for the first time it will be seen in high definition (HD) in South Africa.

BCCSA dismisses complaint against DStv over 'harmful' video

2014-01-27 15:45

A complaint about a programme broadcast on the Comedy Channel on DSTV was dismissed, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has said.

DStv decoder reboot coming soon

2014-01-24 13:39

DStv subscribers with HD PVR or DStv Explora decoders will have to manually reset four things for four TV channels after a decoder reboot next week.

South Africans will be able to watch 2014 and 2016 Olympics on SuperSport

2014-01-21 11:27

SuperSport has secured the live broadcasting rights of the Olympic Games in 2014 in Sochi and 2016 in Rio de Janeiro for South African viewers.

Your guide: Madiba memorial coverage on TV

2013-12-10 11:26

Here’s where you can watch the memorial service today on television, as well as other Nelson Mandela related TV programming for the rest of the week.

MultiChoice starts DStv Madiba tribute channel

2013-12-06 11:22

South African television and the country’s TV industry reacted swiftly following the death of Nelson Mandela with MultiChoice going live with a special Nelson Mandela tribute channel on DStv.

Discovery Channel goes HD on DStv

2013-11-21 16:29

Discovery Channel on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform is getting upgraded to a high definition channel within the first three months of 2014.

DStv subscribers feel 'cheated'

2013-11-14 14:16

SA's most notable film critics are now weighing in on MultiChoice's decision to block the MGM movie channel.

DStv blocks new movie channel from subscribers

2013-11-08 13:54

MultiChoice is adding the MGM movie channel to DStv as part of four further channel additions but will be blocking MGM from its DStv Premium subscribers.

DStv goes free for all

2013-10-30 13:11

MultiChoice will be unblocking dozens of its TV channels usually only available on its most expensive TV package, DStv Premium, to millions of DStv subscribers who are on lower bouquets for a week.

 
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