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EVOD – SA’s fastest growing subscription-free streaming platform
SA’s youngest streaming platform is close to reaching one million registrations. Since launching in August 2021, the subscription-free OTT service has reached 970,000 registrations. The eMedia streaming service made history in SA by allowing users to watch local and international content for free. The service does also have an option to subscribe for additional features, and to see more premium content. 23 Jan 2024 Read more

Beyond news, beyond time: 25 years of news on’s first 8PM news bulletin was broadcast on 17 January 1999. Since then it’s become part of millions of households’ daily news update, and a reliable and trusted source of local and international affairs. 18 Jan 2024 Read more

A Queen’s Lobola
What would you do to pay the price of love? 7 Dec 2023 Read more

It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it... eVOD releases new movie drama
Clean Job is the story of a grief-stricken, broken young woman named Kimberly (Petronella Tshuma), that grows up to be the mastermind behind a criminal syndicate of desperate, unemployed women from the township, who disguise themselves as domestic workers, to rob the homes of rich madams living in the suburbs of Johannesburg. 29 Nov 2023 Read more

Still proud, with a new Edge
The Edge Bouquet embraces diversity and inclusion with a colourful world of exclusive content and has something for everyone. 20 Oct 2023 Read more

Mother of All: eVOD releases its 6th series, shot in Durban
Nolwazi 'Nono' Mathebula, an ex-cop, walks out of prison, resolved to be an exemplary daughter to her religious mother, an amazing mother to her celebrity daughter and through gainful employment - a model citizen. Even when both her mother and daughter reject her, and the South African job market proves to be just as unforgiving, Nono remains steadfast in her resolutions. 19 Oct 2023 Read more

EMedia takes a stand for digitally migrated viewers
EMedia embraces the heroism and determined spirit displayed by the Springbok rugby team and Proteas cricket team during the current rugby and cricket World Cup tournaments. 18 Oct 2023 Read more

Thank you for watching! eMedia celebrates its 25th birthday and Safta Awards
eMedia launched its channel 25 years ago this October and from humble beginnings has grown into a multi-channel, multi-platform broadcasting business. 6 Oct 2023 Read more

Vusi Kunene stars in 'Seconds'
This captivating sports drama drops on eVOD on 13 July 2023. 12 Jul 2023 Read more

800,000 ... and counting
On the brink of its 2nd birthday, eVOD has reached an impressive milestone of 800,000 registrations. EVOD is a streaming success story, and seen as one of the fastest growing, subscription-free, streaming platforms in South Africa. The eMedia online streaming platform launched in August 2021, and allows viewers to watch movies, series, Afrikaans telenovelas, documentaries, and much more on any device, at any time. 27 Jun 2023 Read more

eNCA celebrates 15 years today
eNCA is 15 years old! The channel made history when it launched on 1 June 2008, as South Africa's first 24-hour news service. Since then, it's dominated the market as a leading and discerning voice in the South African local news landscape and is trusted as a reliable source of news and current affairs. 1 Jun 2023 Read more

Question. Think. Act.
In a world defined by instant everything and an overload of information. Take the time to question. When the truth is influenced by what's trending and mass opinion replaces common sense. Think for yourself. If your reality is impacted by the actions of those in power and you demand your say. Don't be afraid to Act. 2 May 2023 Read more

April is for Afrikaans
This April eVOD is releasing its 13th locally produced movie - and this time a tale in Afrikaans to warm the hearts as the seasons change. 14 Apr 2023 Read more

Variety is the spice of life - Openview Ultra adds 2nd bouquet
Ultraview is surprising audiences with a second bouquet on its recently launched Pay TV offering, right in time for the Easter holidays. The Spice bouquet is the latest addition of niche channels with never-been-seen programmes, and launches at 6:30pm on 6 April 2023. 4 Apr 2023 Read more

The wheels turn this April: Introducing 'Nikiwe' and all-new local drama on
Imagine inheriting all the wealth in the world, having power and influence in the palm of your hands, only to have it all stripped away from you by your own family. This story tells a tale of what it means to be 'hood rich' following the lives of the Radebe family witnessing the rise and fall of a family empire based in the surrounds of Diepkloof Extension, Pimville, and Orlando, Soweto. 27 Mar 2023 Read more

And the winners are... local dramas take awards dramas have been voted tops by South African viewers. The winners of the best local dramas were announced at the sixth Annual Royalty Soapie Awards, held at the Galleria in Sandton, on Saturday evening. All the dramas received 47 nominations across various industry categories, and walked away with a total of seven awards, competing against all South African soapies. 17 Mar 2023 Read more

Unlock Ultra - Openview launches Pay TV service
The best of both - one decoder, two worlds. Openview is launching a satellite-first in SA with an added Pay TV option. Soon viewers can experience a new world of curated entertainment using the same decoder. Ultraview enables viewers to see additional bouquets of content for a monthly subscription, whilst retaining and enjoying the free Openview content on their decoder. 2 Mar 2023 Read more

The voice of e - now silent, lives on in our hearts
Everyone at the family is deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Bongani Njoli. As the most recognisable voice of our Friday Action Night movie promos and weekend blockbusters, "Bongs" was a true legend and part of the e family for 17 years. 23 Jan 2023 Read more

Power-UP! The anti-load shedding channel
In a time when South Africans feel helpless and crippled by load shedding, Openview is once again stepping up as a beacon of light and giving households non-stop entertainment with their favourite shows. The industry-first initiative also adds value to brands and advertisers by repeating their ads on a pop-up channel 18 hours per day, every day. 20 Jan 2023 Read more

Medical drama Durban Gen is going on a short screen break
Durban Gen will be taking a short screen break from 19 December - 6 January 2023. 15 Dec 2022 Read more

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