SA TV channel goes French for a month and nobody notices

2017-02-09 10:10

The Discovery Science channel on StarSat in South Africa has switched to French for over a month now and counting.

StarSat losing Indian channels

2015-11-12 14:09

StarSat is losing both the Star Plus (StarSat 560) and Star Vijay (StarSat 565) channels at the end of the month.

AMC’s Walking Dead zombie spin-off a huge hit

2015-08-25 09:02

New zombie drama and The Walking Dead spin-off, Fear the Walking Dead is a massive hit right out of the box for AMC.

StarSat loses FOX Movies channels

2015-07-01 14:52

StarSat is losing its FOX Movies channels within days with FOX International Channels yanking the channels from the pay-TV operator.

Discovery Science going stellar for Asteroid Day

2015-06-12 18:00

Discovery Science (StarSat 320) is going stellar with an amazing array of incredible documentaries and beautiful, cosmic programming in the run-up to Asteroid Day.

New sports channel on its way

2015-06-10 18:42

It took half a decade, but the type of television that pay-TV operator On Digital Media has been lacking most is finally on its way: Sport.

StarSat blackout due to fibre break in Slovenia

2015-04-22 17:00

The StarSat blackout was caused by a problem at the uplink site in Slovenia used by the operator.

StarSat broadcasted porn channels illegally, BCCSA hears

2015-04-15 08:42

StarSat is being accused of broadcasting two of its porn pay channels for nearly a month without the authorisation to do so.

StarSat taking its hardcore porn channel to Supreme Court

2015-01-16 11:07

StarSat has decided to take its case to broadcast hardcore pornography on television in South Africa to the Supreme Court.

Porn put on hold

2014-12-05 16:35

Judgment in an application for leave to appeal a court ruling on the licensing of three porn pay channels was reserved until 10 December.


StarSat gets its own new local telenovela

2016-09-13 10:12

Exclusively available on StarSat, Maseko Ties is a new medical drama series that promises to be full of glamour, opulence and intrigue.

South Africa rakes in 3 Emmy nominations!

2015-10-06 08:42

South Africa shines with three nominations at the 2015 International Emmy Awards.

StarSat adds 3 TV channels

2015-07-17 17:00

StarSat is adding the three TV channels, namely StarTimes Sports Premium, AMC Series and Iroko Play from this weekend.

StarSat’s Investigation Discovery switched for ID Xtra

2015-06-18 13:16

The crime and investigation channel ID: Investigation Discovery on StarSat will be discontinued and is going to be replaced with ID Xtra.

StarSat subscribers hit with another blackout

2015-06-11 15:02

The StarSat pay-TV operator in South Africa went down again on Wednesday with the latest blackout continuing into Thursday, this time due to a technical problem with decoders.

ODM slapped on wrist for showing porn without permission

2015-05-06 20:03

On Digital Media (trading as StarSat and previously known as Top TV) has been fined R25 000 for broadcasting its porn channels for almost a month without approval from the Icasa.

Subscribers furious over lost StarSat signal

2015-04-21 11:37

StarSat's signal has abruptly gone down on Monday afternoon and has stayed off without any explanation to angry StarSat subscribers.

No more nookie on SA pay-TV service

2015-03-26 11:46

The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has ordered StarSat to stop broadcasting pornography on South African television.

Porn channel appeal application denied

2014-12-10 14:52

Icasa must exercise its discretion when reviewing a decision to license three porn pay channels, the Western Cape High Court has ruled.

ODM to appeal porn channel ruling

2014-11-20 08:53

An application for leave to appeal a court ruling on the licensing of three porn pay channels will be heard in the Western Cape High Court next month.

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