OpenView HD
OpenView HD

OVHD which is known in full as OpenView HD Satellite TV is a South African free to air (FTA) HD TV provider that has over 20 international and of course local TV channels and radio stations.  Openview HDTV airs collections of exciting and entertaining programs in various genres such as culture, kids, education, lifestyle & culture, movies, music, and religious programming. Some channels are broadcast in full high definition. Plus, you get to keep your favorite SABC channels and enjoy in HD. With OpenView HD there are no contracts and no monthly fees, you only pay once for your dish and decoder, and enjoy more TV for free, forever.

List of Openview HD Satellite TV frequencies, Symbol Rate, Channels and Other Tracking Details

Tracking DetailsTV ChannelsRadio Stations
TP: Intelsat 20
Pos: 68.5° E
Frq: 11170
Pol: v
S/R: 28750
BBC World News
Beatlab TV (Defunct 01-02-2018)
Da Vinci Learning
eMovies Extra
Kwesé Free Sports
True African
Trace Sport Stars
Bok Radio
LM Radio
Gagasi FM
Heart FM
Radio Pulpit
Kaya FM
Trans Africa Radio

Culture and lifestyle

Deen TV — lifestyle with an “Islamic ethos”

Entertainment and music

SABC1 — general entertainment

SABC2 — general entertainment

SABC3 — general entertainment

eHD — general entertainment

eKasi+ — local entertainment

eMovies+ — movies

eNolly+ — Nollywood movies and other African content

Trace Sport Stars — reality sports stars

Glow — Eastern-inspired content — local and international music

Children and education

eToonz+ — cartoons

Mindset — education

Da Vinci Learning — education


Inspiration TV — general religion

Kruiskyk TV — Afrikaans religion

Shembe Unyazi — local religion


Gagasi FM


Kaya FM


LM Radio

Heart FM

Radio Pulpit

Bok Radio

OpenView HD said it has half a million activated households watching its free digital satellite TV service and said activation numbers have increased “significantly” in recent months. On some days, it is adding more than a thousand households, it claimed.  — (c) 2016 NewsCentral Media

All the above OpenView HD Satellite TV Channels are free of charge, and there is no subscription is required

How to Receive Openview HD Satellite TV Channels

First and foremost you have to purchase a OpenView HD TV decoder which cost around R400 at HiFi Corp, Fair Price, House & Home and Game Stores nationwide, You can purchase without an installation voucher if you already have a satellite dish.

Connecting Openview HD decoder to a Satellite Dish

  • Connect the coaxial cable from the mounted satellite dish to the LNB-IN port of the OpenView HD Decoder.
    Switch ON the OpenView HD decoder.
  • After switching ON the Decoder, it will pick up the OpenView HD signal automatically.
  • Follow the activation instruction in the OpenView HD box to activate the Decoder in order to start receiving your free entertainment.

For more information visit the OpenView HD Satellite TV official website at

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