Category Archives: Pay TV

StarTimes and Beijing Municipal sealed deal for joint local content production

StarTimes Kenya and the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Radio and Television unveiled a joint content development works between Kenyan actors and their Chinese counterparts. The development will feature the first-ever Sino-African reality TV show highlighting deep intercultural exchange while building the local capacity of local creators and content developers. Funded by the Chinese government and [...]

Euronews extends its offer on DStv in South Africa

The Euronews Group has reached an agreement with the MultiChoice group to offer Euronews content to millions of homes in sub-Saharan Africa on the DStv platform. The English edition of Euronews was already available on the DStv platform in many countries in East and West Africa. The new agreement will now allow this global English [...]

GRB Studios and M-Net signed deal in Africa

GRB Studios has signed many contracts in Africa, including the last season of Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter on the South African pay-TV channel M-Net. M-Net has also acquired a series of holiday movies, including A Christmas Blessing, A Second Chance, Christmas, Can not Fight, Coins for Christmas, Miss Me this Christmas and The [...]

Alberto Pecegueiro leaves Globosat after 25 years

Roberto Irineu Marinho, President at Globos Administrative Boards, and Jorge Nobrega, CEO at Grupo Globo, reported that Alberto Pecegueiro will leave Globosat after 25 years. Pecegueiro will continue in that position until January 2020, and then he will be positioned on the companys Administrative Boards. It will be a real loss for us to no [...]

Megacable asks for pay TV and OTTs regulatory equality in Mexico

Enrique Yamuni, CEO at Megacable, said that regulations applied to pay TV and audiovisual contents on the internet must be the same. To his view, there is no equality in our competitors, because digital platforms do not pay taxes. His statements took place during the fifth edition of the Challenges of competition in the digital [...]

Zapping TV adds ESPN and Disney TV channels to its offer

Chilean OTT pay TV Zapping TV announced it is adding seven new ESPN and Disney TV channels to its content offer. ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN 3, ESPN+, Disney Channel Disney XD and Disney Jr are already available for accessing them, without changing the OTT monthly subscription cost. Being able to offer these TV channels confirms [...]

Win Sports to broadcast Roger Federer-Alexander Zverev match in Colombia

The Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced it will broadcast the match to be played by Swiss Roger Federer and German Alexander Zverev, which will be held at the Movistar Arena stadium in Bogota next November 22nd. According to Jaime Parada, President at Win Sports, the TV channel do always intend to broadcast the [...]

Cartoon Network arrives on GOtv for the holidays

GOtv owned by Multichoice is adding new channels to its subscribers who may use various packages. These customers will have something new to watch over the holidays. The company calls its offer “This is us Wakenya”, which has since added four new channels to offer viewers an updated entertainment experience on GOtv Max, Plus and [...]

Uruguay’s TCC to launch new Android TV-based service with 3SS

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a leading software solutions for STBs and multiscreen digital entertainment provider, announces being chosen by the Uruguayan cable and OTT services provider TCC  to collaborate in the development of its next-generation TV service that will be will launch in 2020. The new TCC service will be powered by 3READY Android TV+ [...]