Judgment reserved in porn channels case

2014-10-13 18:10

Judgment has been reserved in the review application of On Digital Media’s licence to operate three porn channels on pay television.

TopTV must register to air porn

2013-05-02 17:41

TopTV will now have to register as a porn purveyor broadcasting sexually explicit content, South Africa's Film and Publication Board has said.

TopTV porn channel will be separate

2013-04-24 20:15

Three pornographic channels to be aired by Top TV will be a separate package to subscribers, the company says.

Channel changes for TopTV, DStv

2012-11-01 13:11

TopTV and DStv are both losing a channel this month, while DStv will be adding more channels to its existing line up, including kykNET Music and Mzansi Music.

TopTV in new debit order drama

2012-04-11 11:41

17 000 TopTV subscribers have been financially affected after the pay TV operator ran an erroneous debit order instruction due to a "technical problem".

TopTV: Pornography is harmless

2012-01-17 10:31

In response to the High Court's ruling which prevents TopTV from launching its porn package, the pay TV operator has issued a statement claiming that "porn is harmless".

Church to boycott TopTV over porn

2011-12-09 08:19

The Apostolic Faith Mission has launched a scathing attack on TopTV due to the channel's plan to broadcast porn.

TopTV jumps on porn bandwagon

2011-12-05 16:19

TopTV's operator, On Digital Media, has applied for licences to offer three porn channels to their viewers.

TopTV tops 300 000 subscribers

2011-11-07 21:04

Pay TV operator TopTV's latest overall subscriber base has now surpassed the 300 000 mark.


TopTV cancels more channels

2013-10-01 09:02

Another three TopTV TV channels have suddenly disappeared after TopTV abruptly ended Top Crime and Top History on On Digital Media’s satellite pay-TV platform.

StarTimes saves TopTV from going dark

2013-05-02 09:21

TopTV will be taken over by China's StarTimes after 99.3% of shareholders and creditors voted in favour of the bail-out of the beleaguered pay-TV operator.

TopTV porn plan elicits record response

2013-02-01 14:01

TopTV's application to start broadcasting pornographic TV channels in SA has provoked a record response from the South African public, organisations and TV industry stakeholders.

PEP Stores drops TopTV decoders

2012-07-12 11:25

In a blow to South African pay TV operator TopTV, PEP Stores has decided that they will no longer sell TopTV decoders in its stores.

TopTV CEO wants 'mutual separation'

2012-02-02 09:14

TopTV CEO Vino Govender is reportedly in talks with the board regarding a "mutual separation" after the pay TV operator's porn plans were cut short by Icasa.

TopTV to launch porn over Xmas - reports

2011-12-14 15:45

TopTV is planning to launch its new porn package during December, the company's senior manager of regulatory affairs has said.

TopTV joins forces with Playboy TV

2011-12-06 15:51

TopTV has signed an agreement with Playboy TV to add three porn channels to its offering, saying "we need to be alive to the desires of our client base".

TopTV loses 2 channels

2011-12-01 09:23

Pay TV operator TopTV has discontinued two of its channels after the offices of the network providing the channels were stormed by police.

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