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Trace Sport Stars launches on South Africa’s OpenView HD

Sports lifestyle channel, Trace Sport Stars, is due to go live this week on South African free digital satellite platform, Openview HD. The channel will go live at 12pm this Friday on Channel 154, broadcasting content about sports stars’ “passions, commitments and their secrets”. “We are delighted about the new partnership with OpenView HD. Viewers […]

Platco agrees conditional access deal with Cisco

Platco Digital, the sister company of South African commercial broadcaster, has signed a conditional access deal with Cisco for its new multi-channel satellite TV service.  Platco has selected Cisco’s VideoGuard conditional access solution to protect the distribution of content on its free-to-air DTH platform, OpenView HD. The CA system will ensure that only licensed […]

South Africa’s Platco Digital to launch FTA DTH platform

Satellite operator SES has signed a contract with South African independent broadcaster to broadcast a new free-to-air service in South Africa, with plans to extend elsewhere in the region. has taken two transponders with the option to take additional capacity next year. sister company Platco Digital will create a DTH channel platform […]