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  • Porn on StarSat: latest appeal denied
    10 Dec 2014 15:55 (0 replies)

    On Digital Media and ICASA's appeal for porn has been denied following a complaint from conservative groups.

  • StarSat launches South African music channel
    5 Dec 2014 13:05 (0 replies)

    StarSat has launched two new music channels - an international soul channel and StarTimes SA Music feat. established and rising artists.

  • StarSat goes local with four new South African shows
    5 Dec 2014 12:00 (0 replies)

    StarSat introduces the platform's first South African shows soon, with contracts that allow producers to keep their intellectual property rights.

  • Trace Sport Stars: now on StarSat too
    2 Oct 2014 12:23 (2 replies)

    Now we know why TRACE Sport Stars has been opened up to so many DStv subscribers. It's on StarSat's Super Package from today (2nd).

  • StarSat launches internet videos channel The QYOU
    1 Oct 2014 12:16 (0 replies)

    New internet video channel The QYOU launched on StarSat today (1st). It features short form video clips from around the world.

  • Sport channels do a number shuffle on StarSat
    18 Jul 2014 14:31 (0 replies)

    On Saturday (19 July) the numbers of the sport channels on StarSat change to accommodate the introduction of new channel StarTimes Sport 2.

  • FOX launches three new StarSat channels
    6 Jun 2014 15:43 (2 replies)

    In addition to their stable on StarSat - FOX, FX, BabyTV and Fuel - FOX international Channels is adding three more: FOX Crime, Nat Geo Gold and FOX Movies.

  • First StarSat channels revealed
    19 Nov 2013 00:00 (0 replies)

    Pay TV operator StarSat has released a first look at some of the channels and the pricing of the platform's bouquets as part of the TopTV turnaround.

  • Goodbye TopTV, Hello StarSat
    31 Oct 2013 00:00 (1 replies)

    On Friday (1 November) TopTV will be history. The platform changes name to StarSat as part of the flailing satcaster's business rescue plan. The latest ...

  • TopTV rescued for at least three years
    1 May 2013 00:00 (1 replies)

    TopTV has been saved by technology company StarTimes who'll now implement a Rescue Plan which no-one can pull out of for a minimum of three years.

  • ICASA grants TopTV porn license
    24 Apr 2013 00:00 (7 replies)

    Will porn save struggling TopTV? The answer to be revealed when the paycaster launches the three porn channels it's now allowed to launch.

  • TopTV loses another two channels
    16 Apr 2013 00:00 (1 replies)

    TopTV will be losing another two channels - from midnight on Wednesday (17th). The paycaster also announces potential investor for the struggling platform.

  • TopTV pleads for porn
    14 Mar 2013 00:00 (6 replies)

    Struggling paycaster TopTV put forward the case for porn on the platform in a presentation to ICASA today (14th). This is their argument ... see if you agree ...

  • TopTV loses Star!, Silver & Showtime
    19 Dec 2012 00:00 (1 replies)

    Showtime, Silver and Star! will be history on TopTV soon. Turner Broadcasting will be discontinuing the channels on the platform from 1 January 2013.

  • TopTV gives numbers on prepaid TV
    9 Nov 2012 00:00 (4 replies)

    TopTV have released an update on the satcasters prepaid TV service with numbers on distribution and activation. Say they've found the right business model.

  • New channel Setanta Action: now live on TopTV
    2 Nov 2012 00:00 (1 replies)

    A new combat sports channel Setanta Action launches on Channel 202 on TopTV today. Includes martial arts, boxing and kickboxing, fitness and extreme sports.

  • TopTV hosts Zombie walk
    23 Oct 2012 00:00 (2 replies)

    TopTV and the Fox channels are co-hosting this year's Halloween Zombie walk that raises funds for the Marang House safe haven. Details, with how to get involved.

  • TopTV launches prepaid service
    16 Aug 2012 00:00 (5 replies)

    TopTV has announced the launch of TopTV Prepaid, a prepaid voucher that enables its subscribers instant access to content across its bouquet of channels.

  • RTPi: back on TopTV
    15 Jul 2012 00:00 (0 replies)

    TopTV discontinued the Portuguese RTP International (RTPi) channel at the end of June and has now brought it back following requests from viewers.

  • TopTV ditches Q Music for BOX TV
    2 Jul 2012 00:00 (7 replies)

    Music channel BOX TV launched on TopTV today. It replaces Q Music on channel 503 and features R'n'B, Hip Hop and music from across Africa including South Africa.

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