Sci-Fi is a defunct South African science fiction/fantasy movie and series channel which was one of the original 17 channels to debut on the DStv platform when it went live on 6 October, 1995.
It was controversially discontinued on 1 July, 2004, with most of its former programming moved to the new actionX channel, which had started three months prior.
DStv: Channel 39
576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv
Series carried on the Sci-Fi channel included Star Trek: The Next Generation, Wolf Lake, The X Files, The Lone Gunmen, Freakylinks, The Chronicle, Ray Bradbury: The Martian Chronicles, Kindred: the Embraced, Millennium, Men in Black, The Lost World and Deepwater Black.