OpenView HD, South Africa’s first free-to-air digital satellite broadcaster introduces Alex TV, a channel that will focus on the community of Alexandra, Johannesburg. The year old channel goes on air on 5 May 2014 on channel 453
Lucky Siwela, co-founder and chief executive of Alex TV has enthused that the channel will carry rich content that is exclusive to Alexandra. “This will entail current affairs, entertainment, and education and in the near future we are hoping to have feature films that speak about life here in Alex,” added Siwela. This will add to the growth of South Africa’s tv and film industry, bringing local superstars into every South African home.
All the content that will be featured on this channel is local and locally produced. Shows to be featured on the channel include Icon, a celebration of the heroes and heroines that have been leading the quest to develop the township; from business owners to religious leaders. The show is presented by actress Nothemba Sulupha, known for her role as Nomsa in Yizo Yizo.
Does Soweto T.V still air on DStv?
The year old channel goes on air on 5 May 2014 on channel 453