Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Authorities in Cameroon suspend Africa Media TV Channel

In Cameroon, the authorities have just suspended the television channel Afrique Media. Peter Essoka, president of the National Council of Communication (CNC), asked the National Association of Cable Operators to withdraw “without delay” the channel from its bouquets. The Cameroonian authorities blame Africa Media for broadcasting “remarks that undermine professional ethics and professional conduct”. Indeed, [...]

Huahua Media signs for the first China-Nigeria co-production

Huahua Media, in China and Nigeria, with Corporate World Entertainment and FilmOne Entertainment, join forces for the first co-production between the two countries, “30 Days in China. The film, which should be release by next year, will feature Chinese and Nigerian actors. We are enthusiastic about this opportunity because it extends the influence of our [...]

Grupo Radio Centro enters Mexican TV market through La Octava

Mexican Grupo Radio Centro launched La Octava, its new TV channel, which is now available on the 8.1 channel in the country. According to Juan Aguirre Abdo, General Director at Radio Centro, La Octava will also have a news, sports and other contents platform, apart from the TV channel. On TV, we already have Channel [...]

Federal government in Nigeria seek technical assistance in India for Nollywood

The federal government has asked India to support the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) with technology that will improve the quality of films produced in the country. Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed yesterday called in Abuja when he received India’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Abhay Thakur, on a courtesy call to his office. [...]

Sky Brazil makes it difficult for CNN to enter its programming grid

Before entering the Brazilian market, CNN ran an agreement with Claro Brazil, in order to distribute its contents in the country. Now, CNN is trying to negotiate with Sky to add its contents to an intermediate package from the pay TV operator, but  Sky rejected the news TV network proposal. According to specialized Brazilian media [...]

Kanal D Drama arrives at US Hispanic through Comcast’s Xfinity TV

Thema America, a Canal+ Group company, today announced Kanal D Drama will be available to Comcast customers on the Xfinity Latino TV tier by November 1st. Kanal D Drama is a global TV network produced from a strategic partnership between Thema and Kanal D International, the leading exporter of Turkish dramas worldwide. Comcast will be [...]

Ooredoo launched new package Doosra in Qatar

Ooredoo recently launched a brand-new package on Ooredoo tv, full of entertainment favourites from the Asian subcontinent.  The new Doosra package on Ooredoo tv features a huge range of 50+ live channels; a host of Star channels including Star Plus, Star Gold, ABP News, Asianet, Maa TV and Star Bharat, as well as HUM TV, [...]

DirecTV gives Argentine football clubs Belgrano and Talleres their own TV program

As part of a commercial agreement that Belgrano and Talleres had ran at the beginning of the professional football season with DirecTV, Belgrano Directo and Mundo Talleres TV are already part of the operators programming grid. These are two weekly TV programs, which features exclusive contents of both clubs professional teams, together with sections focused [...]

Uruguay continues to lead anime audience worldwide

Crunchyroll, the largest anime platform worldwide, published data on anime viewing in July 2019. The company reported that, of the 200 countries and territories in which it is available, Uruguay is the country that lead its contents consumption that month. In addition, Crunchyroll presented a list detailing the 10 countries that most consumed its contents [...]

ESPN Sports Media represented by DMS across MENA

DMS- the digital arm of Choueiri Group- has been appointed as the exclusive media representative of ESPN Sports Ltd for the Mena region. ESPN is a major multinational sports entertainment company in the world. They have the largest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with more than 50 commercial entities. While ESPN.com and its companion application [...]