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
LaunchedOctober 1999
Links
Websitewww.kyknet.co.za
Availability
Satellite
DStvChannel 144 (SD/HD)
Channel 145 (KykNET & Kie)
Channel 146 (KykNET Nou!)

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]

ProgramsEdit

  • Binnelanders
  • Boer Soek 'n Vrou
  • Bravo!
  • BVP:Krieket
  • Dagbreek
  • Die Edik van Nantes
  • Die GROOT ontbyt
  • Die Woord Oordenking
  • DKNT
  • eNuus
  • Fiesta
  • 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
  • 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
  • Orkney Snork Nie
  • Ouverture
  • Pandjieswinkelstories
  • Proesstraat
  • Rian
  • Roer Met Die Sterre
  • Safari 4x4 Roetes
  • Sandra op 'n drafstap
  • Sewe Sakke Sout
  • SleepTV
  • Sterlopers
  • SuperRugby
  • Thomas
  • Trompie
  • Tuine en Tossels
  • Vallei van Sluiers
  • Vastrap
  • Vat jou goed en trek!
  • Vetkoekpaleis
  • Villa Rosa
  • Wilde Engel

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "kykNET goes HD". dstv.com. 2014-07-16. Archived from the original on 2014-07-23. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  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. November 25, 2015.
  5. ^ "Tuis". kykNET - Vir 'n verskeidenheid van Afrikaanse vermaak, skakel in op kykNET (Kanaal 144). - Tuis. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  6. ^ "Tuis". kykNET - Vir 'n verskeidenheid van Afrikaanse vermaak, skakel in op kykNET (Kanaal 144). - Tuis. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  7. ^ "Tuis". kykNET - Vir 'n verskeidenheid van Afrikaanse vermaak, skakel in op kykNET (Kanaal 144). - Tuis. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  8. ^ "KykNet Lekker".

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