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If you are looking for Free RADIO AND TELEVISION in Southern Africa, then we are the best place to start by finding out what satellites cover South Africa and deciding if the channels will appeal to you. Many satellites around the world broadcast free to air television and radio channels which provide options for legally and if you find free TV channels that appeal to your tastes this may be a great option if you find Pay TV too expensive.
New as from October 2013 OpenView HD - SA's first FREE to view satellite platform.
It's time to get the most out of your TV set. OVHD now offers South Africans 15 free high quality SD and HD channels for a once-off fee, offering the best in high volume entertainment.
Read more here
Freevision satellite TV announced
The relaunch of the Vivid free-to-air satellite TV service has been confirmed.
Sentech announced in a press statement today (20 August 2013) that it will rebrand Vivid as a universal access direct-to-home satellite platform, “Freevision”, from 30 September 2013. Read more here
DVB-T2 Digital Terrestrial Television
All around the world, the migration to digital broadcast transmission technology has begun.
South Africa will be a market leader in the mass roll-out of MPEG4 compression (the technology of choice for digital transmission).
South Africa is already in the trial phase and well on its way to implementation.
The benefits of digital TV can be summarized as follows:
Better quality TV
Digital TV – enabled by a Set Top Box (STB) - offers a sharper, brighter picture, with reduced “ghosting” and interference. What’s more, the audio signal is much clearer, so you enjoy improved sound quality.
For the first time, you will be able to access many free-to-air TV channels that you can select simply by using the remote and the Electronic Programming Guide (EPG).
TV viewers will incur a once-off cost to buy a Set Top Box. The free-to-air channels such as SABC and E.TV will continue to be available for free - no subscription fee will be charged.