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Social TV brings T-Commerce and Open Journalism

Posted by Simone Redelinghuys
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on Monday, 14 May 2012
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Television broadcast is far from dead, it is simply adapting and transforming. The new broadcast landscape is not just about check-ins, real-time tweets, catch up TV or instant connectivity.  While television and social networks form stronger bonds and increased interactivity; researchers and media practitioners emphasise that this is not the only change social TV will bring.

You’re probably used to seeing #hashtags in programmes by now, a 2011 trend that allows those watching television and using social networks to follow, discuss and share their viewing experience.   Recently the series Game of Thrones and the American Superbowl have all incorporated aspects of social TV to stimulate user conversation about their programs.

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Online Primetime: Smart TV makes viewing social

Posted by Simone Redelinghuys
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on Monday, 07 May 2012
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From interactive advertising to digital migration and internet-connected television sets, the world of broadcast has changed from a passive experience to social interaction. We’ve gone from simple 2D viewing to Full HD screens, PVR recording and 3D display. 2012 is set to see another TV transformation as more consumers opt to buy Smart TVs.

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Online Primetime: SA's Digital TV migration

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on Monday, 30 April 2012
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Online Primetime: the new video

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on Monday, 23 April 2012
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The Weekly Grenade

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on Monday, 16 April 2012
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South African Minister of Communications, Dina Pule announced that Sentech, the state-owned signal distributor responsible for rolling out the digital broadcasting network around the country, has covered 61% of the population.  She also announced that the country will switch to digital around September this year.  The digital migration will bring better picture and sound quality, as well as more channels.

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