e.Tv is one of the truly world-class TV channels on the African continent today, airing compelling soap-operas, blockbuster movies and much more. e.Tv has since evolved from a single free-to-air TV station in South Africa, to a pan-African network of channels with even a spin-off dedicated news service called eNews channel.
From tomorrow 14th December 2010 at 12:00hrs GMT, its pan-African service e.tv africa would be available on DStv.
The description currently appearing on DStv channel 144 reads:
e.TV Africa provides popular programming including Hollywood movies and series. The channel also includes news bulletins from eNews Africa service. Launches on 14 December 2010 at 14:00 CAT.
From the text below from etv.co.za describes what’s coming to DStv:
Viewers in 12 countries across Africa now have access to a 24-hour syndicated version of South Africa’s e.tv. e.tv has been received enthusiastically across the continent where e.tv programming is popular and sought after.
Research shows that Africans are passionate for high-quality African and International produced content. The channel also broadcasts two live half-hour news bulletins from the eNews Africa service. These bulletins focus on pan-African news by Africans for Africans.
e.tv Africa’s syndicated broadcasts are provided on a free-to-air, predominantly terrestrial basis, in the following countries:
- Kenya on Nation 2
- Namibia on One Africa Television
- Zimbabwe on ZTV2
- Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Guinea, Burundi and the Central African Republic on Star TV
- Nigeria on MITV
- Ghana on eGhana, e.tv’s sister channel
- Botswana on eBotswana – which is also a sister channel to e.tv