South Africa: Beeld now on TV


DStv subscribers now have a news service in Afrikaans. The content of Beeld is now available on DStv as an interactive news channel, the Afrikaans newspaper announced last week. “Beeld offers news when and where our readers require it - and in a format they prefer,” says Beeld's multimedia manager Ina Knott.

Beeld is also available on for updated news and via from cellphones. To mark the introduction of the new service, viewers can participate in a competition on the new channel. One lucky viewer will win a large high-definition TV screen and HD PVR. The screen is a 40-inch Sony Bravia Full HD LCD TV. Installation is included. The prize is worth about R20 000. Beeld. News is updated throughout the day. For more information go to

Biz-community 4th Dec 08