DStv joins Zap and stops broadcasting SIC channels in Angola

The channels SIC Notícias and Sic Internacional África will no longer be broadcasted by DStv in Angola, from 23:59 on Sunday, June 5, 2017. DSTV says to regret the inconvenience caused and did not give any explanation as to why it happened. With this decision, it is no longer possible to watch in Angola the [...]

DStv suspends two channels in Angola

Angolan consumers woke up to a surprise, Zap DStv cancelled the broadcasting of two of their channels SIC Noticias and SIC International. According to locals, the reasons for the cancellation is that the channels are too critic toward the government, thus pressuring MultiChoice for the interruption of the programmes, and the other is weak audience.  [...]

TVCabo revealed its new Viv package

  TVCABO Angola, the company owned by Visabeira and by Angola Telecom, continues to innovate it strengthens its presence within the market presenting the new subscriber package called VivGM+. The package includes Grande+ package which is composed of SuperSport Maximo 1 and 2, Fox channels such as Fox Movies and Comedy, SIC Noticias and Internacional. [...]

Kwesé TV brings Pan-African boxing series

Kwesé TV, the African pay-TV broadcaster, is strengthening its sports offering with world class boxing series from Kalakoda Promotions. It is a deal extending over three years which make Kwesé Sports the exclusive broadcaster of the particular competition. Friday Fight Nights, the boxing program will be showcasing boxers from across Africa, fighting for a title [...]

Angola completed first phase of submarine fiber optic cable deployment

The deployment of submarine fiber optic cable of South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) is in good way. Moving at a high-speed rate and connecting Angola to Brazil, the first phase of the deployment has been completed with Angola Cables SA, the telecommunications operator of fiber-optic telecommunications cables. In a recent statement, the telecom company has [...]

Angola seeks financing help from China for its digital migration

  The government of Angola is seeking financial help from China for its digital migration process. According to an order signed by the President, Angola is planning to include the analogue to digital television migration programme in Chinas credit line and involve private companies to reduce government spending.   The Minister of Telecommunications and Information [...]

StarTimes sign additional DTT agreement in Africa

The digital migration process in Africa is being intensified and expanded. Additional agreements between StarTimes Group and broadcasting institutions. In view of migrating from analogue to digital broadcasting, the China group has sealed the pact with numerous African countries including Angola, Ghana, Gabon, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe.   In order to boost the process across Africa, [...]

Infront secures distribution rights for RIO 2016 Olympics

Broadcasting rights deal sealed, Infront Sports & Media, the international sports marketing agency, will now air the RIO 2016 Olympics in 8 sub-Saharan countries. Amazing treat for the people residing in countries including Congo, The Gambia, Ivory Coast, Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria and Seychelles.   The pact consists of acquiring the expansive rights, non-exclusive internet [...]