Category Archives: Free to Air

Polka starts filming the second season of ‘El Tigre Veron’

Argentine producer Polka announced it has started filming the second season of El Tigre Veron, an original series developed by the FTA TV channel Canal 13, Flow and TNT, which was the most watched Argentine series on Flow in 2019. As detailed, the second season will have eight episodes, which will be recorded in outdoor [...]

Caracol Television demands to review Colombian Canal 1’s concession

The Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol Television presented a lawsuit to force that countrys Information and Communication Technologies Ministry (MinTICs) to pronounce itself on the inequality in the value set by the Channel 1 concession in 2016, as reported by Colombian newspaper La Republica. The case dates back to 2016, when the then regulator of [...]

Educational channel Joy Learning broadcast on Multi TV Ghana

A new TV channel dedicated solely to Joy Learning educational content has been launched on Multi TV. The initiative, which is a partnership between the online learning platform, Wolo and The Multimedia Group, aims to improve access to quality education for secondary school students through simulcast. The Channel launched at the Super Morning Show on [...]

Citi TV in Ghana goes live on DSTV

The Accra-based television station Citi TV will go online on DSTV today. A decision likely to significantly increase its audience to acquire a larger audience share. The DSTV platform operated by MultiChoice broadcasts in 50 sub-Saharan countries, including Cape Verde and Madagascar, and will give Citi TV a much wider reach. A management statement said [...]

BBC Focus on Africa to be broadcast on GHOne TV

Focus on Africa, the BBCs daily television news programme for Africa will air every weekday evening on GHOne TV. As of January 6, viewers in Ghana can watch the latest news and analysis from BBC journalists across Africa every weekday evening on GHOne TV at 6:00 p.m. GMT. Presented by some of the most recognized [...]

GIBA ruled out conditional access for FTA In Ghana

The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) welcomed a revised standard for DTT and DTH receivers that makes the conditional access system not mandatory for free channels receptors. The new standard released by the Ghana Standards Authority means that broadcasters licensed by the National Communications Authority to operate in the Free-To-Air category could continue to reach [...]

El Tigre Veron, a Turner, El Trece, Cablevision and Pol-ka’s production, to have a second season next year

El Tigre Veron, the original Argentine TNT (Turner), El Trece and Cablevisión series produced by Pol-ka, will have an eight-episode second season, which will start its filming process at the end of January next year. The series tells the story of Miguel ‘El Tigre’ Verón, played by Argentine actor Julio Chavez, an experienced trade unionist [...]

Peruvian channel America TV to broadcast the country’s National Team’s matches for the next World Cup Qualifiers

Peruvian FTA TV channel America TV announced it will broadcast matches to be played by the Peruvian National Team outside the country in the coming Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The News was confirmed by Eric Jurgensen, Chief Content Officer at America TV Peru: Broadcasting rights for the nine matches to be played by Peruvian [...]

OpenView offering live Bundesliga matches in South Africa

eMedia Investments and pay TV broadcaster StarSat are pleased to announce a TV partnership agreement that sees eMedia becoming the exclusive free- to-air for the Bundesliga in South Africa for the rest of the Bundesliga’s 2019/20 season. eMedia Investments owns the free e.tv television channel, the Openview satellite platform, and SA’s most watched 24-hour news [...]

DSTV evaluates ZBC 24-hour news channel

DSTV is currently evaluating the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) 24-hour news channel, which will see the national broadcaster launch a free news channel for broadcast throughout the SADC region. Senator Monica Mutsvangwa, Minister of Advertising, Information and Broadcasting Services, told the post-ministerial meeting in Harare on Tuesday that the launch of the 24-hour news channel [...]