Category Archives: General TV

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, [...]

TV Azteca Novela now in Africa

AMC Networks International picked up the classic telenovela I Forgot I Love You, for its Eva channel in Africa. The premiere of the 90×1-hour novella will air on the channel in Spanish and Portuguese. I Forgot I Love You marks the second title TV Azteca International has placed with Eva. Berta Orozco, the companys sales [...]

BeIn Sports unblocked in the UAE

BeIn Sports, the Qatari Channel is back in Dubai. The channel has been blocked for more than a month in the country due to the on-going rift between Qatar and surrounding countries. For some of the fans, the news is welcome with a relief as BeIN Sports is the only way of watching sporting events [...]

A+ Sport channel goes live in Africa

Canal+ launched a new sports channels in Africa, branded A+ Sport. The channel is said to show a variety of local and international sports. It will show coverage from the Jeux de la Francophonie, the final phases of the CAF Confederations Cup, and the Basketball Champions League. The newly added Canal+ channel is an offshoot [...]

DSTV Ghana brings down the Zapper HD decoder price

Multichoice Ghana announced a reduction in prices for its Zapper HD decoder. Cecil Sunkwa Mills, the General Manager for MultiChoice Ghana said, We have dropped the HD Zapper decoder price by almost 60% and with the current family holiday season coinciding with fresh kids programmes and international and local series, the return of the international [...]

All3Media bags deals in Africa

The leading independent distributor All3Media International has closed a significant number of deals in Africa as two of its key formats, namely, Undercover Boss and The Cube have been proposed for production in Nigeria. A host of finished content is picked up in both pan regions and local acquisitions.  Undercover Boss, the entertainment show where [...]

eNCA opts for LiveU newsgathering kit

eNCA, South Africas news organisation with over 16 million viewers, has chosen LiveUs flagship LU600 solution to extend its breaking news coverage around the country. With South Africas operators rolling out LTE, LiveUs cellular bonded technology offers a high-quality, reliable and cost-effective HD solution for mobile news-gathering.  Sean Thomas, broadcast delivery manager at eNCA said, [...]

SABC calls for public participation for its editorial policies

The State broadcaster, SABC, is calling on the public to contribute towards reviewing of the six policies which were implemented in 2004. The company is also inviting the public to contribute in reviewing the 2016s policies concerning the ban on broadcasting violent protests. The move to ban airing of destruction of public property during violent [...]

Lorna Vision slaps SABC with a Lawsuit

TV licence fee collection company Lorna Vision is taking legal action against the SABC for refusing to pay it millions for its collection work. Lorna Vision vowed that it had met its contractual obligations and helped the broadcaster collect about R300m in outstanding TV licence fees for the past two years. The former acting SABC [...]