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StarTimes joins Pay Tv market in Ethiopia

The Chinese multinational company, StarTimes, launched direct paid broadcast satellite service, making it the other player in the market besides DStv. Bridgetech Broadcasting & Media Plc, the local exclusive agent of StarTimes, started selling subscriptions to customers last week. StarTimes is based in Beijing and was established in 1988. Bridgetech obtained a license from the Ethiopian Broadcasting [...]

Ethiopia to offer 22 new television broadcasting licenses

Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority (EBA) planned to offer 22 new television broadcasting licenses for efficient and qualified state based and private media companies in Ethiopia. Among the 22 television channel licenses, commercial enterprises will take three and the remaining channels will be dedicated to public services. Gizam Tesfaye, legal and advertisement director of EBA revealed that [...]