Category Archives: Pay TV

Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro to compensate CDF subscribers after the end of Professional Football in Chile

After the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) requested pay TV operators and the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) -in charge of broadcasting the Professional Football League in the country- to apply measures to compensate its clients subscribed to CDF HD and Premium offers, because the competition has been cancelled. This way, Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro [...]

Win Sports to broadcast the Colombian Football League Final with high technical standards

The Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced that the Colombian Football League Final, which will be played between the America de Cali and Junior de Barranquilla teams, will be broadcast by the channel under high production standards. The match will take place this Saturday, December 7th at the Pascual Guerrero Stadium, in Cali.  Win [...]

OSN will broadcast a documentary about Diego Maradona

The Dubai-based pay TV network, OSN, will screen an exclusively documentary on football legend, Diego Maradona on its entertainment network. The documentary will be based on more than 500 hours of unpublished footage, which will be directed by Asif Kapadia which will showcase the career of the famous footballer Diego Armando Maradona and on how [...]

Series A Premier League & Champions League to air on GOtv

A series of exciting Premier League, Serie A and Champions League matches will be available this weekend on GOtv. Last Thursday, Arsenal had another win while facing Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirate Stadium. The match was broadcasted live at 9:15 pm on SuperSport 2 (channel 32). The 2019-2020 season will be a good start [...]

MultiChoice and Viacom renewed channels agreement

MultiChoice and Viacom have renewed their contract for distribution of television channels broadcast on the African Pay-TV service. The new contract extension means that BET, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV Base, MTV Music 24, Nickelodeon, NickToons and Nick Jr. will remain on DStv in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. The terms of the contract are not [...]

Subtel asks CDF and cable TV operators to compensate its subscribers for not having broadcast football in Chile

The Chilean Professional Football National Association  (ANFP) decided to call the countrys local football tournament off due to the political and social situation in the country, the Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) requested cable operators and the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) to collect information on possible discounts, compensation measures and availability of customer service platforms to cancel  [...]

DStv Kenya removes two news channels from Compact bouquet

DStv Kenya removed two popular news channels from its Compact package as part of a reorganization of the channel. Bloomberg and CNBC Africa will now only be available on the Compact Plus and Premium plans, the satellite TV provider restructuring its products.  As part of our ongoing efforts to enhance our customers television viewing experience [...]

Oi TV could lose Turner’s channels from January

Turner’s channels could no longer be part of the Brazilian pay-TV operator Ois programming grid. The main reason is that the company is developing negotiations with the programmer to renew its channels distribution agreement without increasing the value of its customers subscriptions. According to what Oi reported, in case the negotiation with Turner does not [...]

Claro Brazil adds Chinese TV channel CGNT with contents in English to its programming grid

Claro Brasil added a new channel to its programming grid this week. This is CGTN, which can be accessed on channels 199 and 699 (both in SD). The offer is valid for subscribers to the operator’s fiber, cable and satellite service. CGNT is a Chinese TV channel and its programming is offered totally in English. [...]

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 [...]