Monthly Archives: October 2016

Star Plus launches Dil Hai Hindustani

Star Plus, the general entertainment channel in Hindi, will soon launch Dil Hai Hindustani, a singing reality show. The new show will be reinforcing the non-fiction slot of the channel and will be produced by Frames Productions which earlier produced the renowned Dance +, the dancing competition. The singing competition will be judged by Badshah, [...]

 Multichoice’s GOtv launched in Namibia

The MultiChoice-owned GOtv channel, has been launched last week in Rundu, Namibia by Tjekero Tweya, Minister of Information and Communication Technology. According to, Roger Gertze, the general manager of MultiChoice, this development has as aim to make the digital terrestrial television more accessible to Namibians by making TV services more affordable to the less fortunate [...]

Filmbox channels now on Africas Zip TV

The global content distribution firm, SPI International is launching the eight-thematic channel pack of Filmbox on Zip TV, a new-fangled IPTV platform in Africa. Zip TV is a platform employing OTT and STB models and is a product of Broadband Home Ltd. The decision was taken according to a pact signed between the global TV [...]

The Africa Channel introduces TAC Studios

The Africa Channel (TAC), the TV channel showcasing lifestyle content, revealed about its official launch of TAC Studios which will be a production arm of the cable channel. The TAC Studios will add up to the already existing collection of TAC containing above 300 hours of premium lifestyle HD content, and will develop and produce [...]

Plataformas OTT analizarán la competencia con Netflix en NexTV CEO Latin America

Los principales OTT de nicho analizarán la competencia con Netflix y Claro Video (América Móvil) en la próxima edición de NexTV CEO Latin America 2016, la conferencia líder sobre el nuevo negocio de TV, OTT, video online y música, que se realizará el 3 y 4 de noviembre en Miami.   Las plataformas verticales y [...]

Telefónica de Brasil no tiene interés en Sky

El CEO de la empresa de telecomunicaciones Vivo (Telefónica) de Brasil, Amos Genish, dijo que la compañía no tiene interés en realizar una oferta para adquirir el operador DTH Sky (AT&T) en el país.   Durante una conferencia con analistas, el miércoles 26 de octubre, sobre los resultados del Q316, Genish aseguró que la empresa [...]

Fox confirms interest in acquiring stake in Chiles CDF

Through a letter signed by the Executive VP and COO, Edgar Spielmann, Fox Networks Group (FNG) Latin America confirmed its interest in acquiring stake in Chile’s Canal del Futbol (CDF) channel.   Fox Networks Group has a duty to report that our interest in Chilean soccer continues, said the group in the letter sent to [...]