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Zimbabwean OpenView Decoder Holders "Liable To Arrest And Prosecution"

Zimbabwean OpenView Decoder Holders

Zimbabweans who own OpenView decoders smuggled from South Africa are liable to arrest and prosecution as the decoders are only licensed for use in South Africa.

Antonio Lee, the COO of Openview parent company eMedia Group, commended the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) following the arrest of eleven people over the past two weeks for smuggling the decoders.

Importing Openview decoders from South Africa into Zimbabwe is illegal as it violates customs, trademark and copyright laws.

Lee said they are working with other SADC countries to bring to an end the illegal trade in OpenView decoders. Lee said:

We commend the Zimbabwe police on their detective work in breaking the smuggling ring and making the arrests.

We are working with law enforcement in several SADC countries to share information about the illegal trade in our decoders.

We look forward to more major busts and more arrests being made soon.

Anyone purchasing an Openview decoder in Zimbabwe is robbing the country of customs duties.

They can expect no after-sales service. Also, Zimbabweโ€™s TV professionals suffer when viewers watch foreign content instead of homemade Zimbabwean shows.

Several national and international laws are being broken if you use pirate decoders.

You will get no customer support, they can be switched off at any time, and you are engaging in illegal, criminal activity that makes you liable to arrest and prosecution.

More: The Herald


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26 Comments

Ts 2ย weeks ago

Amana safe hr apa


jon 2ย weeks ago

munhu mtema Hadi kuona chakanaka manje tobatana **** pakuyambuka


vidal 3ย weeks ago

what about mafirearms akubva SA achipinda muno


๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐˜‡๐—ฎ 3ย weeks ago

๐—š๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ญ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜‚ ๐—ฝ๐—ณ ๐—ด๐˜ƒ๐˜. ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ด๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜… ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ถ


Sleeker 3ย weeks ago

Baba vorovera vana kukwata vachiswedwa nenzara.
Isn't it ironic


Munya 3ย weeks ago

I Zanu iyi haidi zvakanaka


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๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐˜‡๐—ฎ 3ย weeks ago

๐—œ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐——๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฎ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ.?...๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฎ ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐˜… ๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜†๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ญ๐—ถ๐—บ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด.


Watsomba 3ย weeks ago

propaganda iyo, tokumamisai. Hatikanganwe kuti Zanu yatadza kutonga, you are very much against comfort and peace of the ordinary citizens. Toda kuyenda kujeri kwacho.


shaya dzembongoro 3ย weeks ago

imagine kuona Mukadota pa ztv yakanzi live ๐Ÿ˜ โ˜บ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜‚


Figo 3ย weeks ago

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚

shaya dzembongoro 3ย weeks ago

imagine kuona kukadota pa ztv yakanzi live ๐Ÿ˜ โ˜บ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜‚


N/A 3ย weeks ago

there are much more important cases they can look at that are more beneficial to the country as a whole


๐Ÿคฆ 3ย weeks ago

I rather watch cartoons than local Tv, it's content it's 100years back


Jah๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผTsvarie-07 3ย weeks ago

That burst was a disguise ๐Ÿ˜‚ you wont hear it again, guns are being smuggled into the country and that has to stop first and we want to watch it on openview's SABC news...


chikurubi 3ย weeks ago

Muno mukamba munhu wese ane ka openview kake, yamava kutanga mave kuda kutidenha, tinosvitsana kuma pena.


cute 3ย weeks ago

inini handina

3ย weeks ago


Freda 3ย weeks ago

Even rikavharwa kunongo buda rimwe decoder ramahara.So openview shut up mudye mari yemadecoder sales.


opv agents pagulf 3ย weeks ago

f u make ppl to be diddicult in using OPV,they is always a new decorder trying to b on the market
u dd that to Wiztech,Kwese now u are after OPV

MuPfungwe Chaiye 3ย weeks ago

Kuda kuti tingonzwa propaganda dzenyu padead BC yenyu iyo nxaaa


Imwe Mbeu 3ย weeks ago

RBZ inogona kutozvivharisa ๐Ÿคฃ


dstv 3ย weeks ago

zvaka cheaper zvinozodhura ndinofunga kuti mazvionera mega


Freda 3ย weeks ago

its cheaper kutenga rimwe decoder ndoona 3 yrs mahara thn kukupai $240 per year for what l can get for free.


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