The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in partnership with Telkom has launched a streaming channel called TelkomOne.
The channel will carry SABC channels and other content including comedy, lifestyle and music.
Viewers will have free access as well as paid access costing up to R49 per month.
SABC CEO Madoda Mxakwe says the channel will help the SABC catch up with other broadcasters.
Madoda Mxakwe says: “Our five-year agreement with Telkom will see the SABC provide its content through Telkom channels for streaming to the end-user. We will avail a minimum of 1000 hours of video-on-demand content to Telkom, with a minimum of 10 content being replaced on a monthly basis to ensure relevance and freshness of the compelling content.”
“As part of our commitment, the SABC will provide a range of content from drama, sports as well as SABC archive material to Telkom.”
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