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South Africa’s free-to-air (FTA) satellite platform OpenView HD has added BBC World News to its channel bouquet which now reaches almost one million homes.

bbc world news 6 Sept 2017BBC World News, which is now available on Platco Digital’s OpenView HD Channel 112, broadcasts to more than 433 million households globally in over 200 territories worldwide.

In South Africa, BBC World News is already carried on MultiChoice’s DStv, StarTimes South Africa and On Digital Media’s StarSat satellite pay-TV platforms. The channel offers audiences in-depth analysis of news around the globe. “The addition of a news channel speaks to the needs of our growing audience and we believe it will position OpenView HD as South Africa’s digital platform of choice,” says, Ziyanda Mngomezulu, GM of Channel Acquisitions, OpenView HD.

“BBC World News’ reputation for global breaking news is a huge drawcard for us and we’re delighted to be able to offer our viewers a window to the world of quality and integrity,” says Mngomezulu.