Monthly Archives: March 2017

Sun TV partners with Jetpack Distribution to bring YOKO in India and Sri Lanka

Sun TV, the Tamil satellite television station has acquired the pay-TV rights for India and Sri Lanka. The channel is bringing the YOKO, the pre-school childrens animated series across the above-mentioned regions. The kids series consists of 52 episodes lasting for 12 minutes each. It is co-produced by Russias Wizart and Spanish toon studios Somuga [...]

STARZ Play Arabia ups with NBCUniversal International deal

STARZ Play Arabia, the MENA-based video streaming service for premium TV channel Starz, has tied up with NBCUniversal International Distribution. Popular TV box sets, U.S series and movies from the media and entertainment company, will be added to Starz Plays service in the Middle East North African region. Subscribers of Starz Play will be served [...]

Ooredoo chooses Netgem for TV service in Oman

Ooredoo Oman ropes in the cloud-based technology of Netgem for the empowerment of its television service in Oman. Customers of Ooredoo Oman, will be served with English and Arabic linear TV channels. Video-on-demand (VOD) services will as well be available. Users will be able to enjoy acess across both fixed and mobile operations, with a [...]

South Africas North West village welcomes the DTT campaign

The Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) campaign is moving towards the North-West border village of South Africa. Awareness will be raised regarding the new era of high-definition television through the DTT process, among residents in the village of Ramatlabama, near Mahikeng. A DTT Imbizo will be held on the border of Botswana and led by the [...]

Kwesé and MultiChoice acquire FIFA World Cup 2018

Kwesé Sports and MultiChoices SuperSport, SABC, StarTimes and CANAL+ have acquired the broadcasting rights of the 2017-2018 FIFA games. This deal will include the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Rights of the 2018 FIFA World Cup concerns Econet Medias Kwesé Sports to screen the competition in all the [...]

Esporte Interativo to broadcast two new seasons of eLeague in Brazil

Esporte Interativo keeps investing in eSports. The sports channel owned by Turner announced that it will broadcast two new seasons of eLeague for Brazil in all platforms. This season, the game will be Street Fighter V. The regular season begins on April 7. Esporte Interativo will broadcast the competitions on pay TV, on the OTT service EI [...]

Spotify acquires video recommendation app MightyTV

Spotify announced the acquisition of the video recommendation startup MightyTV. The CEO/Founder of the company, Brian Adams, will now be joining Spotify as VP of Technology, focusing on advertising and marketing technology solutions. The details of the transaction were not revealed. Adams will use his vast knowledge of programmatic advertising and personalized recommendations to further [...]

NexTV Series regresa a Brasil para debatir la transformación de la TV

La 5° edición de NexTV Series Brasil, la conferencia líder organizada por Dataxis, reunirá a las principales empresas de TV, OTT y video online el próximo 19 de abril en el hotel Grand Hyatt de Sao Paulo. Allí, más de 35 oradores líderes de la industria abordarán la transformación de la TV y otros principales [...]