Tag Archives: OpenView

OpenViewHD adds BBC World News channel to its package

In South Africa, OpenViewHD (OVHD), the provider of direct-to-home television services, added the BBC World News television channel to its package. Already available on DStv, StarTimes and StarSat, the news channel is now available in clear text on channel 112 of Platco Digital’s OVHD. “The addition of an information channel meets the needs of our [...]

Platco opts for Nagra to protect OpenView HDs content  

  Platco, the South African direct-to-home (DTH) service provider has chosen Nagras cardless content protection solution for its OpenView HD platform which is the free HD satellite TV service. The cardless technology, NAGRA ENABLE will allow the basic control of the free-to-airs content of the operator and will ensure that licensing rules of the content [...]

OpenView HDs number of subscribers shot up

The annual financial results are out. OpenView, South Africas free HD satellite TV service has enjoyed a huge subscriber growth, as revealed by eMedia Holdings (South African media company owning subsidiaries such as e-TV and OpenView). Between February and March 2016, OpenView HD has signed a little over 38000 subscribers for its service. OpenView HD [...]

CoralTree signs contract to help optimize OpenView

CoralTree has signed a contract with Platco Digital to help optimize delivery of its OpenView FTA satellite service when it launches in South Africa October 15. Utilising the expertise and leading technology of our partners, such as CoralTree, will help us to provide innovative services and offers, and, importantly, choice to South African consumers,” said [...]