Category Archives: Pay TV

AT&T, Time Warner extend deadline for merger until April

AT&T and Time Warner have extended until April 22 the deadline for their merger, following the Justice Department’s decision to file a lawsuit to block it. This is the second time AT&T has extended the deadline, which was originally set for Oct. 22. The company announced the decision in a document filed with the Securities [...]

Canal + deploys Easy TV in the Democratic Republic of Congo

CANAL + is pleased to announce the roll-out of its Easy TV digital quality offering in Matadi, the capital of Kongo Central Province. Through this unique solution deployed by Telenum DRC, the ambition is to offer quality content at an affordable price for the greatest number. After its successful launch in Lubumbashi and Kinshasa in [...]

MultiChoice Nigeria offering free subscription

MultiChoice Nigeria has disclosed that starting from today to the 26th, its viewer that pays for two extra month subscription on GOtv and DSTV platform will enjoy one-month free subscription of any bouquet they paid for. This news fell even as the company revealed its festive promotion for consumers across the country with the #12GoodReasons [...]

AT&T ready to defend in court its deal with Time Warner

AT&T wants to go to court as soon as possible to defend its deal with Time Warner, following the Justice Department’s suit to block the merger with the media company. AT&T attorney Dan Petrocelli said in an interview with CNBC that “there is no credible evidence” that AT&T’s USD 85.4 billion deal poses any threat [...]

AT&T, lista para defender su acuerdo con Time Warner

AT&T quiere ir a los tribunales lo antes posible para defender su acuerdo con Time Warner, luego de que el Departamento de Justicia presentara una demanda para bloquear la fusión. El abogado de AT&T, Dan Petrocelli, dijo en una entrevista con CNBC que no hay evidencia creíble de que el acuerdo entre ambas compañías, por [...]

StarTimes secured deal to broadcast 2018 FIFA Club World Cup

StarTimes, the Chinese owned Pay TV firm has acquired exclusive media rights for FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017& 2018 in Sub-Saharan Africa to be staged in the United Arab Emirates in December this year. FIFA Club World Cup is an international club football tournament between the champion clubs from each of the six continental [...]

Nagra study identifies Television Tribes

Content protection provider Nagra released Television Tribes, a study that reveals the new reality of pay TV consumer viewing types and outlines how operators can unlock new revenue opportunities by catering to their complex needs with relevant content, experiences and technology. The study – carried out in partnership with Ampere Analysis – surveyed consumers across [...]

Univision and Verizon reach new deal

Univision Communications and Verizon have agreed to new terms, restoring Univision networks and stations across the Verizon footprint. Through this deal, Verizon has demonstrated that it is committed to providing Hispanic America with the critical news, information and content that they rely on. We look forward to furthering our partnership with Verizon across their platforms [...]

Kwesé Nigeria adds Hip TV to its channel line up

Kwesé TV, PAN-African satellite pay television service provider, has added Hip TV, an urbane contemporary music and lifestyle channel for a youthful audience, to its channel line-up. Available on channel 610, the channel includes entertainment news, incisive and exclusive interviews, and red-carpet moments amongst others. Hip TV further strengthens Kwesé TVs music genre, joining an [...]

MultiChoice South Africa launched its Black Friday Deals

MultiChoice South Africa has introduced its Black Friday 2017 deals for DStv which include big discounts on decoders and installations on 24 November. DStv Explora prices will be suject to massive slashes of upto 40% a fully installed package with a DStv Wi-Fi Connector. The deals apply while stocks last and exclude the monthly DStv [...]