Category Archives: Pay TV

New private TV channel, Nahoo TV launched in Ethiopia

[:en]A brand new Ethiopian private entertainment channel, Nahoo TV has started its test broadcast on Nilesat satellite. Nahoo TV was inaugurated last week in Addis Ababa and the new channel is set to focus on local production to attract viewers. Nahoo TV is established as an independent Private Limited Company with the goal of establish [...]

Canal Plus to launch a paid DTT offer in Congo Brazzaville

[:en]The President of Canal+ Overseas Jacques du Puy announced that Canal Plus is going to launch a paid DTT offer in Congo Brazzaville in February. With around 30 popular channels, the DTT offer will be available at CFA 5000 (US$ 8.30) for viewers upon subscription. After its launch in Congo Brazzaville, the paid DTT offer [...]

OSN sealed long-term exclusive deal with NBCUniversal International

The Pay-TV operator in the Middle East and North Africa, OSN sealed a new and extended long-term deal with NBCUniversal International (NBCUI), a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation which has a portfolio of television series, films, news and entertainment networks. The deal secures first pay window rights for OSN, in addition to exclusive over-the-top (OTT) content [...]

Glow TV is now accessible on StarSat platform

As from Thursday,14 January, Glow TV will be available via an additional satellite bouquet, StarSat (on channel 570). Glow is already available via MultiChoices DStv platform (channel 167) and OpenView HD (channel 108). Were excited that through this move, Glow will be accessible to an even wider audience. South Africans, from all backgrounds, are becoming [...]

OSN to introduce BBC First in MENA

[:en]OSN, the pay-tv platform will launch BBC First in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) as from the 1st February 2016. BBC First gives audiences the very first chance to see stories that challenge, immerse and entertain, all with a unique British perspective. The brand new channel will launch with hugely popular and critically [...]

MultiChoice Africa adds Nigerian local channel TVC Entertainment

[:en]MultiChoice Africa has announced the addition of Television Continental (TVC) Entertainment, a local content channel based in Lagos, Nigeria, to the DStv platforms. TVC Entertainment will accessible on DStv channel 193 to DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access subscribers. TVC Entertainment will be the premier destination for contemporary, quality entertainment across sub-Saharan Africa. [...]

African diaspora in France and Europe get four new African channels

[:en]The African diaspora in France and Europe will receive four new African TV channels, Sen TV from Senegal, Equinoxe TV from Cameroon, B-One from the DR Congo and Gospel Music TV, the newest offering American gospel music, contemporary, urban and traditional. These channels are available on Le Bouquet Africain Max offers broadcast on Orange TV. [...]

RTL International channel set to be launched in South Africa in mid-January

[:en] RTL International channel is due to be launched in various countries including South Africa, Namibia, Israel, Canada and Australia on the 18th of January 2016. Operator partners, Deukom and Satelio in Southern Africa currently signed up to carry the channel. The channel will launch on satellite, cable, IPTV and OTT platforms and will be [...]

Africa 24 set to be launched in Morocco and Nigeria

An Arab version of the Pan- African news channel, Africa 24 will be produced in Casablanca, while the English version will be launched in Nigeria. The announcement was made by Constant Nemale, the president of Africa 24. Seven years after its inception, the Pan-African news channel in French, Africa 24 will open new offices in [...]