Broadcast - In Brief


South Africa, Audience results by TV programme:

The week of 10 March — 19 March 2014

saw’s Big Momma movie sequels keep in our Top 5 on our SAARF/MarkLives #Top40TVratings national chart, while the Absa Premiership also scored a Top 10 position on our national table.

On the DStv chart: grabbed the no. 3 slot with Big Mommas: Like Farther Like Son. Mzansi Magic took the no. four slot on our DStv chart with Isibaya.

From 17 March 2014, Isibaya is being broadcast five days a week on Mzansi Magic, in the primetime slot of 8.30pm, as a 208-episode isiZulu telenovela.
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Digital television penetration will shortly exceed 50% of TV households in Sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to the analogue transmission switchover across the continent.

By 2020, more than two-thirds of TV homes in Sub-Saharan Africa will have access to digital terrestrial television (DTT) signals, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.

In addition, around 28% of TV households will have access to either subscription-based or free-to-air satellite TV services.
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