Category Archives: Pay TV

Econet chose Mediaproxy for Kwesé TV

Econet went for a unified broadcast compliance, monitoring and analysis system from Mediaproxy to use for Kwesé TV. By using the Mediaproxy software, Kwesé TV could ensure delivery of its pay-TV service to its consumers in Ghana, Rwanda, Zambia and Kenya. Mediaproxys LogServer, TSAnalyzer and Monwall infrastructure has been deployed at Econets headquarters in Johannesburg, [...]

Ooredoo TV to broadcast Turkish news channel TRT World

Ooredoo announced the launch of TRT World, the Turkish news channel, on Ooredoo tv. Ooredoo tv subscribers can stay up-to-date with all the latest news thanks to the TRT World channel.  TRT World is Turkeys first English broadcasting international news platform. It is available for all Ooredoo tv Essentials subscribers on channel 342, as the [...]

Econet Media seeking licence for Kwesé TV to operate in Swaziland

The Zimbabwean businessman, is seeking a licence for Kwesé TV to operate in Swaziland. Kwesé TV is available in African countries, including Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Nigeria and South Africa. Recently through its website, the TV network announced its upcoming markets which are Malawi, Uganda and Swaziland. Masiyiwa filed an application through the [...]

NexTV Series Mexico: Technology leaders discussed changing TV consumption

NexTV Mexico & Central America, the leading conference held on October 3 & 4 at the Presidente Intercontinental hotel in Mexico City, gathered key technology executives to discuss new trends in TV and OTT consumption. Dish CTO, Carlos Miranda said that with the access to the online content the experience is now centered in the [...]

IFT asks Telmex to modify functional separation plan

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has asked Telmex to modify its functional separation plan. This way, the regulator delays the company’s plans to enter the pay TV market, as it must first comply with this condition. “In assessing the information and documentation submitted, IFT considered that this proposal should be modified in order to ensure [...]

NexTV Mexico: Operators see OTT services as a complement to traditional pay TV

NexTV Mexico & Central America gathered on October 3 & 4 at the Presidente Intercontinental hotel in Mexico City, the key players of the market to discuss the pay TV transformation and the integration with OTT services, among other topics. During the first day of the event, executives of pay TV operators Totalplay and Ultravisión, [...]

Kwesé TV to launch three-day prime content pack in Kenya

A three-day subscription in pay-as-you-watch packages will be available for Kwesé TV customers to purchase. A move to aid the company Kenyas highly competitive market. The company said that customers could pay for three-day, seven-day or 30-day passes for its premium content. Kwesé came into the market last year, focusing on sports. The firm is [...]

Pay TV market in Africa reached 23.7 million subscribers

Dataxis latest research sheds light on the steady expansion of the Pay TV market in Africa. Following data publication for the second quarter of 2017, the total number of Pay-tv subscribers reached approximately 23.7 million. This represents a quarter on quarter growth of +2%, and a year on year growth of +18%, compared to the [...]

Brazils Net launches new feature on mobile app

Brazilian largest pay TV operator Net (América Móvil) announced the launch of a new feature that will give more security during technical visits. Through the mobile app, customers will have access to the name and photo of the technician responsible for the support. In addition, subscribers can track the location of the technician through a [...]