The trial of Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on 14 February last year, starts today (3 March 2014). The trial is attracting a global audience, and will be streamed online.
In South Africa a TV channel dedicated to the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has gone live before the double-amputee Olympian is expected in court.
The 24-hour channel, called “The Oscar Pistorius Trial – A Carte Blanche channel” is on South Africa’s most popular TV network and intends to show live video from the court from Monday.
MultiChoice/DStv is one of the three broadcasters which asked a judge to allow live coverage of the trial and has installed three remote-controlled cameras in the courtroom in Pretoria.
OpenView HD has also launched a channel dedicated to broadcasting the Oscar Pistorius trial live on Monday, 3 March 2014
Trial TV: The State vs Oscar Pistorius, which will run on OpenView HD Channel 119, will offer viewers live court proceedings from 10AM-4PM. Court proceedings will be repeated on the channel throughout the schedule.
Oscar Pistorius murder trial live streaming
The Oscar Pistorius murder trial will be streamed live by various global media houses, including the following:
Reporting with Sapa-AP