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  1. Jan

    Many South African contenders have tried to beat DStv and Netflix - all have failed

    DStv's list of vanquished competitors in South Africa DStv’s competitors have fought an uphill battle to attain programming rights in South Africa, as the MultiChoice-owned broadcaster often locked down premium content rights from several studios and sporting leagues. With slim pickings on...
  2. Jan

    DStv and StarSat prices compared from 2013 to 2022

    DStv vs StarSat prices — 2013 to 2022 While MultiChoice increases the prices of its DStv bouquets almost every year, rival paid-for satellite service Starsat has only hiked its fees once in nine years. DStv's annual price adjustments have become a norm for its subscribers, typically kicking in...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    DStv versus StarSat — channel and price showdown

    DStv versus StarSat — channel and price showdown While StarSat's channels cater more toward foreign nationals and expats in South Africa, DStv's sports coverage remains the best in the country, a MyBroadband comparison has shown. We compared DStv's Access, Family, and Compact offerings against...
  4. Jan

    Disney kills FOX channel on DStv and StarSat

    DStv channel shut down Disney will be pulling its Fox channel from broadcasters in Africa at the end of next month, including DStv, StarTimes, and StarSat. A Walt Disney Africa spokesperson confirmed to MyBroadband that the channel would shut down on these platforms a minute before midnight on...
  5. D

    StarSat - No Customer care!

    StarSat - How this company stays in business is a mystery to me. They don't reply to emails, and don't return their calls. Basically their (few remaining) customers are left to resolve issues on their own.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    StarSat leaves business rescue, but troubles not over

    StarSat leaves business rescue, but troubles not over StarSat has ended its business rescue process, which had been running for the past four years.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    StarSat to retrench staff

    StarSat to retrench staff StarSat plans to retrench staff, following the handing out of section 189 notices to employees.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    MultiChoice mum on Netflix coming to South Africa

    MultiChoice mum on Netflix coming to SA While other broadcasters and VOD providers have weighed in, MultiChoice has elected to remain silent on the news that Netflix has plans to expand to South Africa
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Porn channel appeal bid dismissed

    Porn channel appeal bid dismissed An application for leave to appeal a court ruling on the licensing of three porn pay channels was dismissed by the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Porn channel judgement expected

    Porn channel judgement expected Judgment in an application for leave to appeal a court ruling on the licensing of three porn pay channels is expected to be handed down by the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday
  11. C

    DSTV Fraudsters - How best to deal with them

    I contacted a well known DSTV instillation company, they are quite large and operate from Kempton all the way up to Pretoria. They confirmed that they were definitely DSTV accredited and were able to complete the DSTV instillation to spec. They arrived on site and completed the instillation...
  12. Jan

    StarSat porn channel appeal process begins

    StarSat porn channel license review appeal ODM has applied for leave to appeal a court ruling which said that Icasa’s licensing of StarSat’s three porn pay channels must be reviewed.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    TV porn in SA - is it even relevant?

    The truth about porn in South Africa Is TV porn prevalent enough to warrant three concerned groups taking Icasa to the Western Cape High Court?
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    TV porn does not break the law: Icasa

    TV porn is not illegal: Icasa The Independent Communications Authority of SA said it did not find anything in law to stop it from authorising the broadcast of adult pornography on pay channels
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    TV porn all about money: Doctors for Life

    Icasa do not understand “dangers” of TV porn The decision to launch three porn pay channels on local television is about money, non-profit organisation Doctors for Life has told the Western Cape High
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Cause for Justice calls TV porn a crime

    Porn on TV is a crime 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
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    SA porn channels challenged in court

    SA porn channels on StarSat challenged The Justice Alliance of SA has filed papers in the High Court in Cape Town to challenge Icasa’s decision to allow three pornographic channels to be broadcast on TV
  18. C

    FOX Sports now on StarSat

    While I don't have StarSat myself (I used to have TopTV), it looks like they're picking up steam by adding FOX Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. They actually do cover some major soccer leagues from around the world (except UEFA and BPL), however there is cricket broadcast as well as MMA. This is a...
  19. jes

    StarSat gets new Fox channels

    StarSat gets new Fox channels DStv’s official opposition in South Africa has announced a strategic partnership with Fox
  20. jes

    Vodacom, MTN, broadcasters legal action unacceptable: Minister

    Vodacom, MTN, broadcasters legal action unacceptable: Minister "We will live in the dark ages if we don’t sort this out," say Communications Minister Yunus Carrim
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