Category Archives: Pay TV

MultiChoice drops its prices for DStv and GOtv in Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has just reduced the subscription fees for DStv and GOtv.  The affected packages are; DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus, DStv Compact, DStv Family, and GOtv Plus. The subscription prices of DStv Access, GOtv Max, GOtv Value and GOtv Lite remain the same. These significant price drop the various DStv bouquets and GOtv Plus [...]

Brazil records 16.5 million pay TV clients in July and continues losing subscribers

Brazil recorded 16,538,988 households with pay TV accesses in July. The already mentioned figure means a 1,327,427 subscriptions less than July 2018, according to what was officially reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Brazilian telecommunications regulator.  In July, almost half of Brazilian households accessed to Pay TV services through Claro, whose operations in [...]

StarzPlay arrives at Mexican pay TV through Izzi

Starting this month, the OTT StarzPlay will be available for Izzi customers in Mexico, for $89 (USD 4.42) per month. Starzs premium offer, recently launched in Latin America, is available in 45 countries and now, through Izzi, it will offer more Mexican audiences the opportunity to enjoy original content, together with premieres in the US [...]

DStv to broadcast the 2019 Rugby World Cup

DStv is the only television platform in South Africa that will air the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. While SABC confirmed it could not reach an agreement with SuperSport for broadcasting the tournament.  According to SABC spokesperson Vuyo Mthembu, the cost of the 2019 Rugby World Cup broadcasting rights is not commercially viable for [...]

ESPN acquires Premier League broadcasting rights in several South American countries

ESPN announced it has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast the next Premier Leagues three seasons. The agreement with DAZN, which has the rights for all Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, includes the 2019/2020; 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 seasons and covers pay TV and digital platforms in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. [...]

TyC Sports takes Argentine football teams River Plate and Boca Juniors to the US

Argentine pay TV channel TyC Sports is expanding its sports broadcast offer in the US and, with the beginning of a new Superliga edition (name of the professional football tournament in Argentina), the channel announced it has added River Plate and Boca Juniors matches to its TV offer in the North American country. According to [...]

Fox Sports Premium broadcasts Argentine Superclasico in 4K for the first time

Fox Sports Premium, one of the exclusive pay TV channels that airs the Professional Football League in Argentina (Superliga Argentina de Futbol), will develop this Sunday, September 1st a special 4K quality broadcast for the match to be played between teams Boca Juniors and River Plate, known in the country as the Superclasico, which will [...]

DStv revises its price in Kenya

DStv announced plan to lower its monthly subscriptions charges at a time when its rivals, mainly online streaming service producers such as Netflix, Showmax and Youtube are offering affordable, available and convenient for many users.  Under the new packages, the Premium customers will now pay Sh7500, from Sh7900, with a total of 127 world TV [...]

TyC Sports takes Argentine football teams River Plate and Boca Juniors to the US

Argentine pay TV channel TyC Sports is expanding its sports broadcast offer in the US and, with the beginning of a new Superliga edition (name of the professional football tournament in Argentina), the channel announced it has added River Plate and Boca Juniors matches to its TV offer in the North American country. According to [...]

StarTimes to launch ‘Blood Sisters’ in Kenya

StarTimes subscribers are set to enjoy a new fascinating telenovela series, The Blood Sisters has been launched in August on Novela E Plus channel. The first episode is set to run at the same time every day. The Blood Sisters will be airing exclusively on the StarTimes platform and for the first time in Kenya. [...]