kykNET is a South African premium general entertainment television channel, part of the M-Net stable of channels, which broadcasts in Afrikaans. Owned by pay-TV operator M-Net, it was launched on the DStv satellite service on 15 November, 1999.
DStv: Channel 144
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus
16:9 (576i, SDTV)
16:9 widescreen (1080i, HDTV) - from 12 August, 2014
kykNET is targeted at Afrikaans-speakers, be it their home language or even their second language, as a television channel with local flavour. kykNET is produced by M-Net and it broadcasts only in Afrikaans.
Programming includes everything from talk shows to variety and music programmes, local dramas, reality competition series and cooking shows.
The channel adopted high definition television on 12 August, 2014, in 16:9 widescreen, 1080i full HD.
kykNET underwent a branding refresh on 15 April, 2021.
August 2014 - March 2017
Since 30 March, 2017