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.

Jasa wants porn off South African TV

2014-08-06 07:36

The Justice Alliance of SA has filed papers in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town to challenge Icasa's decision to allow three pornographic channels to be broadcast on TV after 20:00.

Satellite pay-TV operator loses TLC channel

2013-12-20 14:00

StarSat previously known as TopTV has permanently lost the TLC channel.

TopTV rocked by urgent court interdict

2013-10-22 09:24

Unhappy shareholders are planning to take On Digital Media's TopTV to court to prevent the StarTimes business rescue plan from proceeding any further.

TopTV reconnects, prepares for Oct relaunch

2013-10-03 15:54

On Digital Media is busy reconnecting a lot of cut TopTV subscribers it erroneously blocked due to a major new billing system glitch as TopTV prepares for a relaunch later this month.

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.

TopTV loses two more channels

2013-07-01 12:27

TopTV lost two more TV channels with Fox Retro going dark and Top Explore getting dumped in favour of another factual entertainment channel.

DStv unveils new M-Net Series channels

2013-05-29 15:20

DStv's plans to relaunch the M-Net Series channel with more specialised spin-off channels in high definition has finally been announced.

TopTV: Discovery channels disappear

2013-05-03 08:48

TopTV subscribers have been left frustrated and without answers after three Discovery channels - Discovery Science, ID: Investigation Discovery and TLC - disappeared from the beleaguered pay-TV service without warning.

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.


Porn TV is a criminal offence, court hears

2014-08-12 12:02

The licencing of three pornographic television channels is a contravention of two criminal statutes, not-for-profit organisation Cause for Justice has told the Western Cape High Court.

StarSat silent amidst ongoing flood of complaints

2014-01-09 14:32

A growing number of extremely upset and despondent StarSat subscribers have expressed their anger over what they call a lack of service and help from the pay-TV operator.

SA pay-TV to launch with porn for Christmas

2013-10-31 12:51

On Digital Media is relaunching TopTV as StarSat with the pornographic bouquet of sex channels from December in time for the consumer festive season.

TopTV is no more

2013-10-17 10:14

TopTV is ending, with the damaged South African pay-TV satellite brand changing to StarSat as soon as November.

TopTV blocks its subscribers

2013-10-02 10:20

TopTV subscribers are livid and shocked after their TV signals were blocked.

New TV service to take on DStv

2013-07-22 16:52

DStv operator MultiChoice is about to receive its first significant competitor since the launch of TopTV in 2010.

DStv adds Fox Crime channel

2013-06-05 11:26

MultiChoice has signed an agreement to add Fox Crime TV to its DStv line-up from July, bringing to seven the number of Fox TV channels available in South Africa.

Fox channels to stay on TopTV

2013-05-21 16:07

Fox has assured South African TV viewers that it has no plans to yank any of its channels from the struggling TopTV's line-up, as Discovery and other distributors have done.

Changing of the guard

2013-05-03 07:02

China is forging ahead in Africa as US growth stalls, says Mzwandile Jacks.

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.

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