1. Hanno Labuschagne

    BBC Primetime launching on SABC 3

    BBC Primetime launching on SABC 3 BBC Studios and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) have announced a new two-hour content block on SABC 3 (S3) and SABC+, which will feature a selection of award-winning dramas, factual entertainment, and documentaries from the BBC Studios...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    MOVEit hacking sparks fears of major cyberattacks

    MOVEit hacking sparks fears of major cyberattacks Cybersecurity experts are bracing for a potential wave of extortion demands after a vulnerability was discovered in encrypted file-sharing software, a flaw that hackers have already used to target a string of high-profile victims, including...
  3. Jan

    Musk says most Twitter advertisers have returned as profit nears

    Most of Twitter's advertisers have come back, says Elon Musk Elon Musk declared that most of the advertisers who abandoned Twitter after his $44 billion acquisition have returned, suggesting the struggling social media platform is regaining its footing. Musk, speaking during a rare Twitter...
  4. Jan

    DStv launching BBC UKTV in mid-December

    DStv to launch new channel MultiChoice will launch a new channel called BBC UKTV on its satellite TV service DStv in mid-December, allowing customers access to various natural history, comedy, soap, and children's shows. The broadcaster said the new channel would be available on channel 134...
  5. Jan

    AMC pulls plug on Acorn TV in South Africa

    Acorn TV video streaming service shutting down in South Africa British-focused video streaming service Acorn TV will shut down its service in South Africa by the end of the year. The Acorn TV home page in South Africa currently has a prominent "Important announcement" stating the service will...
  6. Jan

    All eMedia's changes to the Openview channel line-up in 2022 so far

    Openview channel changes in 2022 eMedia-owned Openview has made several changes to its channel offerings in 2022 and promises to add more toward the end of the year. Openview has added three channels and removed two during the year. It also planned to launch the BBC UKTV channel on 18 October...
  7. Jan

    Openview adding BBC UKTV channel

    DStv competitor Openview adding new channel Openview has partnered with BBC Studios to launch a multi-genre channel — BBC UKTV — on its free-to-view broadcasting platform. BBC UKTV will go live on Openview channel 114 on Tuesday, 18 October 2022, and will provide a range of programming...
  8. Jan

    Interview with BritBox global CEO Reemah Sakaan

    BritBox South Africa customers are "rabid" streamers South African BritBox subscribers are among the service's most avid users, the company's global CEO Reemah Sakaan says. Sakaan recently spoke with MyBroadband about the service's growth and plans in South Africa.
  9. Jan

    Nigeria fines MultiChoice R200,000 for BBC bandit documentary

    DStv slapped with R200,000 fine for airing bandit documentary Nigeria's broadcasting regulator has fined DStv and several other broadcasters for airing a BBC documentary about the ultra-violent bandit groups operating in the country's northwestern parts. In a statement on Wednesday, the...
  10. Hanno Labuschagne

    BBC cutting up to 1,000 jobs

    BBC cutting up to 1,000 jobs The UK’s national broadcaster plans to cut up to 1,000 members of staff over the next few years, as part of a plan to save £500 million annually. It is part of the BBC’s plan to become a “digital-led” media organization set out by the Director-General Tim Davie in...
  11. Jan

    Britbox's plans for South Africa

    Britbox blooming in South Africa — what it plans in the coming months The BBC and ITV's video streaming service Britbox has performed well in South Africa since it launched nine months ago, with its library and subscribers continuing to grow. MyBroadband recently spoke to Britbox...
  12. Monkeyz

    Britbox South Africa

    Today i came across ITV Choice Africas Facebook page and saw that they posted the following link Sadly this does NOT confirm...
  13. A

    BBC Censors Comments On Syria Crisis

    Part of channel(s): Syria (current event) An Article Published on the 6th of October 2015 by the BBC, titled 'Syria conflict: Russia violations of Turkish airspace 'no accident', included a rare free to comment section for BBC members to comment and express their views. The comment thread...
  14. K

    TV Show Trailers Thread

    Bored of your current series? Need to get updates on new TV shows? Want to know what shows are you currently missing out on? This is the place to be! To trailer uploaders: Please use the "Insert video" button when posting (or manually use tags) Please try to use YouTube links, if available...
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    Vidi gets Sherlock, Atlantis, more BBC shows

    Vidi gets Sherlock, Atlantis, other BBC shows Vidi has announced that it will soon offer a number of BBC shows, including Sherlock and Atlantis
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    The British trust Wikipedia over the BBC

    Britons trust Wikipedia over BBC, newspaper journalists British people trust Wikipedia more than the mainstream media, the information site’s founder Jimmy Wales has said
  17. jes

    Hacker took over BBC server, tried to 'sell' access on Christmas Day

    Hacker took over BBC server, tried to 'sell' access on Christmas Day A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain’s public broadcaster, and then launched a Christmas Day campaign to convince other cyber criminals to pay him for access to the system.
  18. jes

    StarSat channels and bouquet prices

    StarSat channels and bouquet prices TopTV’s rebranding comes with new channels, and new bouquet structures
  19. LazyLion

    BBC in a Bind After Anti-Thatcher Song Tops Charts

    The BBC is in a bind after opponents of late British leader Margaret Thatcher pushed the song "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" to the top of the charts. An online campaign to drive the "Wizard of Oz" ditty to the No. 1 spot on the U.K. singles chart was launched by Thatcher critics shortly...
  20. G

    How TV Ruined Your Life - Progress :D