Category Archives: Pay TV

Zee news channel available in Africa via Kwesé TV

The World is One Family (WION), a english news channel owned by the Essel-Group the information channel on Kwesé TV, the pay TV network owned by Econet. WION is the first Indian based network to have a presence simultaneously in the US, UK, China, Russia and Africa. WION is the third channel from Zee to [...]

SES, MultTV partner to offer pay TV content to regional ISPs

Brazilian communications company MultTV has signed a capacity agreement with SES that will allow regional Internet service providers (ISPs) to offer pay TV content to IP subscriber homes. MultTV, a company that specializes in providing video services to smaller regional ISPs, will use C-band capacity on SES-6 to transmit a mix of approximately 60 SD [...]

DStv opened three Premium channels to Compact and Compact plus subscribers

DStv decided to open three of its Premium package channels to Compact and Compact Plus customers this June. The three channels are Comedy Central, Discovery and History with various content at no extra cost.   DStv Compact and Compact plus subscribers will be able to enjoy on Comedy Central: Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle weekdays along [...]

Conatel calls on pay TV companies to provide quality services

The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) of Venezuela is holding meetings with pay TV companies to monitor and evaluate the service they provide at the national level. The regulator said on its website that CANTV has already attended its meeting, as well as executives of SuperCable, while Intercable was called for next week. In the case [...]

SuperSport introduced new line-up for sport channels

DStv has announced new 14 SuperSport channels including one eSports channel and the new channel line-up will take effect on 4 July.  The firm declared: less duplication of sports across channels and more predictable scheduling. DStv customers on all packages will find a rebranded SuperSport Select, now on SS10, and DStv Extra customers will get [...]

Ginx Esports TV expands in South Africa with DStv

Ginx Esports TV, the 24/7 esports and gaming network is pursuing its expansion through South Africa and will be available in July on DStv satellite service.  Earlier this year the channel was launched on DStvs on-the-go Now service. It seems that Ginx TV wants to go further and the channel will be available to DStv [...]

Argentina’s soccer to remain free until November

The Argentine Government has agreed with the companies that own the TV rights (Fox-Turner) to offer the games of the national soccer league for free during a limited period of three months, La Nación reported. In this way, all users subscribing to the new package to watch soccer matches will be subsidized for 90 days, starting [...]

MultiChoice Zambia triumphs in court against TopStar and ZNBC joint venture

MultiChoice Zambia, via GOtv, went to court to seek a declaration that the operation of a public signal network by TopStar is illegal and unlawful. The satellite TV company also wants the court to grant an injunction, restraining ZNBC from interfering with the local channels broadcasting free to air, until the matter is fully determined. [...]