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RTNC in DRC buy back diffusion right for national football

National football league play-off will now be broadcasted on national television in Democratic Republic of Congo. The announcement was made by Francois Claude Kabulo Mwana Kabulo, head of sport at RTNC. FECOFA will have to submit a feasibility report to the sport Minister in order to plan the buyback of the TV rights. The broadcasting [...]

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 [...]

Afrostream now in 24 regions of Francophone African countries

Afrostream, the subscription video-on-demand service in Africa, is extending its services over 24 Francophone countries in Africa. This will further boost the companys development after its roll out in France, Luxembourg, Belgium and Switzerland. Tonjé Bakang, CEO of Afrostream, said: Streaming services are on the rise in Africa and we are proud to be able [...]

Easy TV by Canal+ now officially in Kinshasa

A digital terrestrial transmission (DTT) has been extended by Canal+ Group in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A self-install decoder is needed to use this service. This new development actually follows earlier launches in Pointe Noire (Congo Brazzaville) and Lubumbashi (DRC), found in the southeast region of the country. According [...]

20th Century Fox seals deal with Les Films 26 for distribution in over 21 African countries

20th Century Fox has entered into a strategic partnership with Les Films 26 for the distribution of its films in 21 countries across Africa. Among the titles to be included are Ice Age: Collision Course, Assassins Creed from New Regency, The Birth of a Nation from Fox Searchlight and DreamWorks Animations Trolls. The agreement will [...]

StarTimes increased its capacity on Eutelsat for DTT broadcasting in Africa

StarTimes, the TV networks operator in Africa and Eutelsat Communications sealed a new multi-year agreements to speed up its digital TV service across Africa. The agreements signed will enable StarTimes who deliver its multi-channel TV platform to over seven million homes in 13 Sub-Saharan African countries to expand into DRC Congo and Zambia in August. [...]

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, [...]