Category Archives: Pay TV

Win Sports to launch a premium option in Colombia

The Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports will start operating Win Sports+ from January next year, a premium option that will feature all the matches played in Colombia, and intends to double the Dimayor -entity responsible for organizing, administering and regulating professional football championships in the country-, receives for broadcasting these events on TV, as [...]

Discovery acquires Golf Channel Latin America

Discovery announced the acquisition of Latin American Golf, which operates Golf Channel Latin America, its pay-TV channel, to Simple Networks LLC and Fornaluz Productions, an  Inversiones Bahía affiliate. The incorporation of Golf Channel Latin America will expand Discovery’s global media business related to golf in Latin America, adding a growing multiplatform with more than 10 [...]

El Tigre Veron, a Turner, El Trece, Cablevision and Pol-ka’s production, to have a second season next year

El Tigre Veron, the original Argentine TNT (Turner), El Trece and Cablevisión series produced by Pol-ka, will have an eight-episode second season, which will start its filming process at the end of January next year. The series tells the story of Miguel ‘El Tigre’ Verón, played by Argentine actor Julio Chavez, an experienced trade unionist [...]

GOtv Boxing Night 20 brings WBF heavyweight title to Nigeria

The 20th edition of GOtv Boxing Night will be presented by a fight for the heavyweight title of the World Intercontinental Boxing Federation between the Nigerian American Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwarieme and the Argentinian Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte. This was announced yesterday in Lagos at a press conference by the organizers, Flykite Productions. The fight is one [...]

StarTimes to air New Crime TV series

StarTimes welcomed the new crime action television series, Paper Bolt, which is currently enjoying a massive audience on ST Nollywood Plus. The first and biggest detective series on television currently airing on episode 5 of season 1 is broadcast every Monday and Friday on ST Nollywood more at 7:30 p.m. and presents a crowd of [...]

TRACE Gospel to officially launch their dedicated gospel channel on DStv

TRACE has partnered with the MultiChoice Group to officially unveiling their dedicated gospel channel, TRACE Gospel across sub-Saharan Africa on DStv channel 332 . The dedicated channel will showcase the best of local and international gospel with music videos from various sub-genres that include Contemporary Gospel, Urban Gospel, Worship Gospel and Traditional Gospel. We are [...]

Globosat channels led pay TV audience in Brazil during 2019

Globosat (Grupo Globo) had for the first time four of its TV channels into the most watched on Brazilian pay TV during 2019 during prime time. The most watched channels were SporTV, Viva, Discovery, Multishow and Megapix. Except from Discovery, the remaining four channels belong to Globosat. The  time range considered for the audience data [...]

Uruguay calls for public tender to add channels to pay TV operators

The Uruguayan Communications Services Regulatory Unit (URSEC) has made a call for a public tender to determine three pay-TV channels that must be included in all pay TV operators programming grids in that country. Cardinal TV, Eutopía TV, TV Libre (RTV) and Canal U were notified as the contest finalists and must be submitted this [...]

Peace FM, Joy FM and Y FM now accessible on DStv

MultiChoice Ghana is delighted to announce the addition of Peace FM, Joy FM and Y FM to the DStv platform in December. Our goal is to make great local radio entertainment more accessible to more people. we strive to give people across Ghana the opportunity to see get more news, current affairs updates and our [...]

Sky Brazil enables PPV movie rental for prepaid customers

Sky Brazil announced the launch of the PPV movie rental service for its prepaid customers. Access is now available, and a films portfolio with rental values between R $ 14.90 (USD 3.6) and R $ 18.90 (USD 4.6) is offered. To make movie rentals, Sky subscribers must have an active Smart or higher recharge packages. [...]