Category Archives: Pay TV

Kwesé TV launches flexible subscriptions in Nigeria

Kwesé TV marked his presence in yet another territory by entering the pay TV market of Nigeria. The firm launched its services in the country on Thursday, in Lagos, during a ceremony witnessed by members of the media.  During the event, the General Manager of Kwesé TV, Elizabeth Ampka, noted that Kwesé comes with the [...]

Brazilian antitrust authority approves AT&T acquisition of Time Warner

Brazils antitrust authority, the Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (Cade), has approved, under certain conditions, AT&Ts pending acquisition of Time Warner. The merger approval was conditioned to the signing of a Concentration Control Agreement (ACC in Portuguese) in order to avoid risks to competition. Among the conditions, the ACC – which has a term of [...]

Report: Brazils Cade to approve AT&T-Time Warner merger

According to financial newspaper Valor Economico, Brazils antitrust regulator Cade is set to approve AT&Ts acquisition of Time Warner with conditions. The report said that Cade won’t order AT&T to sell the DTH operator SKY. Valor Economico said that Cade will approve the operation this Wednesday, but it did not give more details on what [...]

StarTimes launched low-cost pay TV package in Ghana

The promo package dubbed 3y3 Free Decoder Promo Part 2 will get customers the option to purchase the most affordable pay TV package from StarTimes.  Africas leading pay-tv operators StarTimes have launched a promo campaign to make subscriptions cheaper, as part of their one-year anniversary in Ghana. In this promo, customers will only have to [...]

AT&T considering public offering for Latin American pay TV assets

Telecommunications company AT&T is working with advisers on a possible public offering of its Latin American pay-television assets, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter. This move would provide funds to reduce debt from its planned takeover of Time Warner, valued at USD 85.4 billion, that still has not been approved in the [...]

ITV Choice to exclusively broadcast the Voice UK

The Voice UK is coming to South African Television in January 2018. The UK version of the popular music talent show will be shown exclusively on ITV Choice (DStv 123). And one more exciting news is that the hit music talent show will be broadcasted in less than 24-hours after the transmission in UK. Channel [...]

MultiChoice South Africa offering DStv through Fibre

DStv customers living in estate, complex or apartment block with an installed fibre network can now receive signals to their DStv decoders through a centralised satellite dish. The system uses a single and shared satellite dish and then distributed the signal to homes through the optic fibre network.  Fibre distribution makes use of the latest [...]

Vice Media and Econet announced a venture for services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Vice Media and Econet, the African telecom and Pay-TV operator, announced a new joint venture, Kwesé Vice, to launch Vice into Sub-Saharan Africa. This announcement came after the launch of Viceland on Econets Kwesé multi-platform network. Viceland will now be extending that launch into South Africa via  Kwesé as part of its ongoing rollout across [...]

DStv and Telkom in Kenya partnered to offer bundled internet to customers

DStv, the leading provider of video entertainment in Kenya and the countrys biggest telecom provider, Telkom, renewed their partnership to give Kenyans more value on their internet and entertainment services.  All customers purchasing a full kit DStv HD decoder, at the start of October, will get a free MiFi router pre-loaded with 30GB Data from [...]