kykNET is a South African Afrikaans-language television channel. Owned by pay-TV operator M-Net, it was launched on the DStv satellite service in October 1999. On 16 July 2014 DStv announced that kykNET would be broadcast in high-definition from 12 August 2014.[1]

kykNET
kykNET logo
CountrySouth Africa
Broadcast areaSouthern Africa
Programming
Language(s)Afrikaans
Picture format16:9 (576i, SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerM-Net
Sister channelsM-Net
SuperSport
History
Launched15 November 1999; 23 years ago (15 November 1999)
Links
Websitewww.kyknet.co.za
Former logo (1999-2017)

A kykNet International service is available online to subscribers in selected countries in North America, Europe and Australasia via the Showmax platform.[2]

It was also previously available in the UK, where it was launched on TalkTalk's IPTV service, TalkTalk Plus TV, in October 2013.[3] However, it was dropped by TalkTalk in December 2015.[4]

ChannelsEdit

  • kykNET
  • kykNET&kie[6]
  • kykNET NOU! [7]
  • KykNet Lekker[8]
  • fliekNET

ProgrammesEdit

  • Arendsvlei
  • Binnelanders
  • Boer Soek 'n Vrou
  • Bravo!
  • BVP:Krieket
  • Dagbreek
  • Die Edik van Nantes
  • Die GROOT ontbyt
  • Die Woord Oordenking
  • DKNT
  • Dwaalster
  • eNuus
  • Fiesta
  • Fynskrif
  • Geloof, Hoop En Liefde
  • Getroud met Rugby - Die Sepie
  • Glamguru
  • Groen Namibië
  • Hier Gaan Ons Alweer!
  • Insig
  • Jan Braai vir Erfenis
  • Jou Show
  • Jukebox
  • Koowee
  • Kwêla
  • La't Wiel
  • Ontbytsake
  • Republiek van Zoid Afrika
  • Robinson
  • Skole Top 10
  • Sylvan (TV series)
  • Toks 'n Tjops
  • Woef & Kie
  • Afrikaanse Idols
  • Amalia
  • 'n Ander Wêreld
  • Bloedbroers
  • Boerekos
  • Buurtwag
  • Debra Deel
  • Die Nataniël Tafel
  • Doen met 'n Miljoen!
  • Fotostories
  • Geraldine die Tweede
  • Groen
  • Geure uit die Vallei
  • Hoor-Hoor!
  • Hartland
  • Impressario [sic]
  • King Hendrik
  • Kobra Elf
  • Koekedoor
  • Kokkedoor
  • Lagnes
  • Liriekeraai
  • Maatband
  • Mazda Avontuur Zone
  • Megaboere
  • Molly en Wors
  • Munisipaliteit van Gwarra Gwarra
  • Orion
  • Orkney Snork Nie
  • Ouverture
  • Pandjieswinkelstories
  • Proesstraat
  • Rian
  • Roer Met Die Sterre
  • Safari 4x4 Roetes
  • Sandra op 'n drafstap
  • Sewe Sakke Sout
  • SleepTV
  • Sterlopers
  • Suidooster
  • SuperRugby
  • Thomas
  • Trompie
  • Tuine en Tossels
  • Vallei van Sluiers
  • Vastrap
  • Vat jou goed en trek!
  • Vetkoekpaleis
  • Villa Rosa
  • Wilde Engel
  • Kyk wie Praat
  • Dierepraters
  • Yskas Trauma (Die Uitnodiging)
  • Kwarantyn
  • Maak my Famous
  • Prontuit
  • Wie Word 'n Miljoenêr?

Kyknet lekker is available on DStv access but not on other packages. Kyknet en kie, Kyknet nou, en Kyknet via is on DStv access, family, compact, compact+ and DStv premium, while Kyknet 144 HD is available on DStv premium and compact plus. The Flieknet channel is available on all packages for R100 extra as a addon. It is available on DStv premium For free.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "kykNET goes HD". dstv.com. 16 July 2014. Archived from the original on 23 July 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  2. ^ kykNET goes global with ShowMax, Independent Online, 10 December 2015
  3. ^ "TalkTalk launches World TV Boosts". 5 August 2013. Archived from the original on 15 February 2016.
  4. ^ "TalkTalk to reduce international channel offering on YouView". a516digital.com. 25 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Tuis". kykNET - Vir 'n verskeidenheid van Afrikaanse vermaak, skakel in op kykNET (Kanaal 144). - Tuis. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Tuis". kykNET - Vir 'n verskeidenheid van Afrikaanse vermaak, skakel in op kykNET (Kanaal 144). - Tuis. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Tuis". kykNET - Vir 'n verskeidenheid van Afrikaanse vermaak, skakel in op kykNET (Kanaal 144). - Tuis. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  8. ^ "KykNet Lekker".

External linksEdit