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Launch: 1986
Picture Format: 576i (SDTV, 4:3) - Terrestrial television, 576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv, 1080i (HDTV, 16:9) - DStv
Owner: Naspers
Slogan: Where magic lives
Country: South Africa
Language: English language, Afrikaans
Broadcast Area: South Africa
Headquarters: Johannesburg
Web: http://www.mnet.co.za
Terr Serv 1: Sentech
Terr Chan 1: Channel depends on nearest Sentech repeater
Sat Serv 1: DSTV
Sat Chan 1: Channel 101
M-Net (originally an abbreviation for Electronic Media Network) is a subscription-funded television channel in South Africa, established in 1986 by Naspers.
The channel offers a mix of general entertainment, children's programmes, sports and movies, most of which are acquired from overseas but some are also locally produced. While the TV signal is generally encrypted, M-Net showed some programmes 'free to air' in its "Open Time" slot between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., until the slot closed on 1 April 2007. In the early 1990s, M-Net added a second analog channel called Community Services Network (CSN), and began digital broadcasting via satellite to the rest of Africa, via its sister company MultiChoice.
With the introduction of MultiChoice's multi-channel digital satellite TV service, DStv, in 1995, several different channels have been created to complement the original M-Net terrestrial channel.
M-Net launched its subscription based Web TV service in August 2005 under the name KuduClub. The service operated in unison with the premiere of the Idols South Africa 3 series. The service hosts all of its channels described above, excluding DStv, plus exclusive content.
The idea of a pay-TV network in South Africa came to life in the mid-1980s, when Nasionale Pers (Naspers) - headed by executive Koos Bekker a?? started to promote the idea to the country's other three largest media corporations: Times Media Ltd (now Avusa/BDFM), Argus (now the Independent Group) and Perskor (which is now defunct). The newspapers and magazines published by Naspers had lost a lot of advertising revenue to the SABC after the arrival of television and for this reason, according to some sources, the National Party government wanted Naspers to run its own television network. Initially, the plan was for M-Net to be jointly owned by the four media corporations, with the Natal Witness also having a small share in the station. However, as time went on, the project became that of Naspers only.

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Posted: October 24, 2016, 9:00 pm

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South African media tycoon and self-made billionaire, Koos Bekker will step down this coming April as chief executive officer of Naspers Limited (formerly Nasionale Pers – National Press) after 17 years. This comes after his five-year contract with the ...
Posted: February 25, 2014, 5:15 pm

Bob van Dijk on the future of Naspers

“That’s where the company is going.” Van Dijk replaced current Naspers chair Koos Bekker, who had been the CEO since 1997 (in 1997, Van Dijk began his career as a junior associate at global management consulting firm McKinsey). Naspers, founded in ...
Posted: October 20, 2016, 5:01 am
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