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19 June 2006 Howzit, Hallo daar, Molo, Sawabona! Fancy tuning in to Egoli, Carte Blanche, Boots 'n All, Casper Rasper and much more homegrown South African entertainment - from overseas? Go to keeps South Africans abroad in touch with home for a small monthly fee, wherever they are in the world, bringing them the best of SA entertainment, movies, sport and news via broadband internet. Recent research conducted by shows that there are almost 2-million South Africans living abroad, 95% of whom miss one or more elements of South Africa: a Castle Lager, a piece of biltong, a Sarie Magazine - or a South African television programme. satisfies all of these needs, being a "one-stop South African shop" that enables expats to source South African products, find out what is going on in their local South African communities, and watch their favourite South African sport, drama and actuality shows. According to general manager Hercu Wentzel, has expanded its live and on-demand coverage of South African rugby - including the Tri-Nations and Springbok tours, Super 14, Vodacom and Currie Cup - from two to over 150 countries. Wentzel added that there were ongoing negotiations to further diversify the content currently available on to include delivery of other services such as music downloads and more. is available worldwide, and potential subscribers can visit the website to get a taste of what has to offer and see if their operating system supports the service. reporter
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