Distribution - In Brief


- Since October 16, 2013, OpenView HD (OV HD from Platco Digital) is available to all South Africans. The OpenView HD Satellite service (received via satellite) covers 100% of South Africa. OpenView HD 15 channel offering caters for the whole family. There are no contracts and no monthly fees, the serives requires nothing more than a once-off payment. Available at leading retail stores nationwide, the OpenView HD decoder and dish starts from R1599 and includes installation (call an installer). You'll have access to more channels, up to 8-days on screen programme guide (EPG), better pictures and improved stereo sound. Some channels are available in HD. More here

- 16 January, 2014: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded broadcast rights in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa to SuperSport International for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014 in Sochi, Russia, and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. SuperSport has acquired broadcast rights on pay satellite television, and internet and mobile. Source: n360.to/1hx9GKx