Category Archives: General TV

Vivacom inks multi-year agreement with Eutelsat in Africa

VIVACOM, the leading provider of telecom services in Bulgaria, announced the signature of a multi-year contract with Eutelsat for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in order to expand its video business in Africa. Vivacom is to provide contribution services for international channels seeking carriage by major African pay-TV operators. The first [...]

UCC takes back broadcast licence of ABS TV in Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has suspended the broadcast licence of ABS TV for repeatedly breaching the minimum broadcasting standards. The suspension of the TV licence followed several warnings the commission had given to the broadcaster to review their programmes content.  The Executive Director of UCC, Godfery Mutabazi noted that it was not the first [...]

The TV channel Carthage+ to be launched in Tunisia

In Tunisia, the general television channel Carthage + will soon be launched. The new station completed its experimental broadcast period, begun in August 2017, on the 11393 verticals (symbol rate 27500-polarization VC) of the Nilesat satellite, former frequency of the channel Attessiâa. According to the latest information, the official launch of the channel, created by [...]

SABC1 drama dethrones cult classics by gaining popularity

Tjovito, SABC1s drama, recently got titled the most popular drama series on TV as it gained more viewership than the local TV cult Classics Yizo Yizo and Zone 14 during their prime time.  According to the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa, the first episode of the popular SABC1 drama attracted more than 5.7 million [...]

Kwesé TV now in Botswana

The pan-African pay TV network has launched its satellite broadcasting service to deliver full suite entertainment and sports content to Botswana households. The launch brings Botswana premium access to entertainment, international and African series and award-winning childrens entertainment channels as well as news in real time and content to enjoy by the whole family. Kwese [...]

Brazilian broadcaster TV Clube agreed to distribute its HD signal with Intelsat

Intelsat announced an agreement with TV Clube, the Brazilian broadcaster from Pernambuco, an affiliate of the national network Rede Record, to move their high definition channel distribution to the satellite Intelsat 14. It is a multi-year deal, though it wasnt specified an amount of time yet. By moving to Intelsat 14, TV Clube will be [...]

Abu Dhabi Media and Television of Kuwait to exchange archiving material

The television of Kuwait represented by the Kuwait Ministry of Information and the Abu Dhabi Media company, ADMC, signed an agreement of understanding and collaboration to facilitate the exchange of archiving material.  This agreement launching will be marked by the immediate search of some material belonging to the Television of Kuwait at the Abu Dhabi [...]

Foxxum renews deal with El Araby smart TVs

The El Araby group and Foxxum have decided to strengthen their long-tern cooperation and involve Tornado, the own TV brand of Al Araby, as part of their strategic alliance.Foxxum will design and support Tornados Smart TV App Store which will be distributed throughout Egypt and the neighbouring Arabic countries. The Foxxum Smart TV Solution will [...]

Arabsat introduces dedicated frequency for Tunisian channels

Arabsat has dedicated a frequency on BADR-4 Satellite for all the Tunisian Channels it presently broadcasts.  The Middle East and North African (MENA) satellite operator revealed that Tunisia Nat1, Tunisia Nat2, Hannibal TV and Al Janoubia TV will now join Attasia TV and M Tunisia TV in the Tunisian Channels Bouquet from ONT, via the [...]

iKO Media sealed distribution agreement with the World Fashion Channel

The global end-to-end service provider for broadcasters and content owners, iKO Media Group revealed that they have signed a distribution agreement with WFC (World Fashion Channel), an international satellite and cable TV channel dedicated to fashion, lifestyle and celebrities which broadcasts across Europe and CIS. WFC is a satellite and cable TV channel about fashion, [...]