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TV TECH SABC relaunches SABC+ six months after its last relaunch when they ditched the rebranded TelkomONE technology. New system requires a login to access channels and catch-up shows. Interface looks and feels a lot like DStv's streaming service. See comments for the features. >>
2 Comments | 04 Jul 2024 17:11
TV TECH SABC+ Catch Up available again after migrating to new technology system on 1 December, on new domain: (with a dash).
Comments | 11 Dec 2023 14:39
TV TECH KZN-based East Coast Radio available on Openview audio bouquet Channel 606 from 8 August. Joins 27 other stations on the platform including YFM, Good Hope, 5FM, Lesedi FM, SAFM, Khaya FM and Umhlobo Wenene.
Comments | 08 Aug 2023 16:27
TV TECH DStv rebrands DStv Now to DStv Stream. Introduces a 2nd stream for streaming-only subscribers from Access to Premium - for an additional fee - and a streaming-only option for Easy View. According to MultiChoice, app enhancements include tailored content discovery, simpler user interface, sports tournament pages and multi-lingual sports commentary in isiZulu, isiXhosa, Portuguese, Afrikaans and English. No notable changes for satellite subscribers as far as we can see.
3 Comments | 01 Aug 2023 11:59
TV TECH Streamer BritBox now available as an app on DStv, on the Explora Ultra decoder and Streama player. Same set-up as with Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime - available as an add-to-bill option.
Comments | 06 Jun 2023 17:18
TV TECH MultiChoice to launch its own 4K Smart TV in 2023, titled DStv Glass. Will provide access to DStv and streaming apps via the internet, without a decoder or dish. 4K = HD video that has four times the resolution of 1080 HD.
Comments | 26 Sep 2022 16:49
TV TECH Disney+ updates its device availability list ahead of its launch on Wednesday 18 May. Adds Samsung Smart TVs. Tap comments box for full list >>
1 Comment | 17 May 2022 15:43
TV TECH Disney+ will be available on DStv's Explora Ultra when it launches on 18 May, meaning anyone who has the Ultra can subscribe to Disney+ via the device. All very swell but we ask again: does anyone actually (like ACTUALLY girlfriend) have one? Let us know if you do - and send us a review!
Comments | 25 Apr 2022 13:02
TV TECH SABC adds scrolling message for viewers with analogue TVs as an alert for the analogue switch off in April 2022. It reads: "Important notice: If you see this message go to your nearest Post Office to register for a free government subsidised decoder or call 0860 736 832 to continue receiving a television broadcast."
Comments | 13 May 2021 12:20
TV TECH YouTube now available on the new Explora Ultra, taking the streaming add-ons to three, with the previously integrated Netflix and Amazon Prime. All very swell but does anyone actually (like ACTUALLY girlfriend) have one? Let us know if you do - and send us a review!
Comments | 04 May 2021 16:00
TV TECH eNCA to debut new tech show titled TecHub, hosted by tech head and MyBroadband personality Aki Anastasiou. Series will cover both technology and gaming. Premieres Sunday, 1 November at 17h30.
Comments | 27 Oct 2020 14:46
TV TECH DStv packages (Premium, Compact Plus etc.) now available as a streaming service, without a dish or decoder. Accessible via the DStv Now app and website.
Comments | 21 Aug 2020 11:30
TV TECH 26 organisations win bid in South Africa’s R4.3bn set-top box tender.
Comments | 17 Apr 2015 14:00
TV TECH Department of Communications set to publish South Africa's final DTT policy in the Government Gazette next week.
Comments | 13 Mar 2015 16:04
TV TECH Sony to launch streaming TV service PlayStation Vue in two weeks.
Comments | 12 Mar 2015 19:01


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