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MultiChoice Ghana wins EPL piracy lawsuit

The Kumasi High Court has given its verdict in favour of MultiChoice Ghana in the case levelled against Champion Broadcasting Limited in 2016. DStv and agents of SuperSport International, MultiChoice Ghana, dragged Champion TV to court for transgressing its copyrights while showing the English Premier League without legal permission.  As per MultiChoice Ghanas statement of [...]

Ghana switching to DTT in 2018

Ghana would not switch off from analogue television in September 2017, as promised, but in 2018 instead.  The Minister of Communication, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful who announced this at a two-day National Forum on Content and Digital Migration in Accra, said the government is planning to get a consultant to review the entire process before the process [...]

ABS Broadcast and Ziptv launched IPTV platform in Ghana

ABS Broadcast is providing downlinking and turnaround services to Ghanas premium IPTV platform Ziptv. Ziptv is now receiving leading linear channels from ABS Broadcast, including AMC Movies, AMC Series, CNN, BBC News plus many more. This IPTV delivery solution was established and delivered by ABS Broadcast within a few days. The OTT Ziptv platform is [...]

Multichoice warned about illegal DStv decoders in Ghana

Multichoice Ghana, the Pay-TV operator has warned the government about illegal import of DStv decoders in the country by smugglers. The General Manager of Multichoice reminded the population that only the National Communications Authority (NCA) is the only body that can accept the importation. This practice is dangerous and injurious to the economy of Ghana [...]

NCA awards eight entities the authorization for DTT free-to-air channels

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has made the news official after evaluations of the applications received on January 30 this year. The authority has selected eight entities to award them the Digital Terrestrial Television Free-To-Air Programme Channel Authorisations in Ghana. Twelve applications were received for the national coverage and four applications were received for the [...]

Kwesé partners MTN Ghana for video content streaming

Econet Medias Kwesé TV has entered into a partnership with MTN Ghana for the delivery of video content to the latters mobile customers. Kwesé will make use of MTNs 4G LTE network to provide premium entertainment and sports content without interruption, on their mobile devices. Subscribers of the mobile service will be able to stream [...]

Tigo Ghana partners 2CTV for tiGO Mobile TV

Tigo Ghana, the telecommunications company, has partnered 2CTV, the mobile content provider, for the launching of Tigo Mobile TV. With this new service, customers will be able to watch live television on their phones seamlessly with more than 25 channels. Content will be of both local and international category, ranging from news to football, movies [...]