Tag Archives: KTN

The BBC Worldwide will be covering more than 800 hours of programming in the sub-Saharan Africa after securing sales to broadcasters and platforms. This include its deal with. With ShowMax, BBC Worldwide acquired more than 200 hours encompassing over drama, comedy, natural history and kids’ with titles like ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ and ‘War and Peace’. Dealing […]

Chinese pay-TV provider, StarTimes Media, has re-introduced major local channels, KTN, NTV and Citizen TV, on its digital television platform in Kenya following Supreme Court’s ruling on September 29. NTV, Citizen and KTN had challenged Communications Commission of Kenya (CAK) over the award of digital migration contract to StarTimes. The Supreme Court had blocked Kenyan […]

Kenyan broadcaster, Standard Group, owned television station, Kenya Television Network (KTN), has inked a partnership with Ugandan broadcasting station, Nile Broadcasting Services TV (NBS), to enter the Ugandan market. “The collaboration will span content, journalist training and equipment. We are very optimistic that the partnership will serve the region better,” said a joint statement by […]

Kenyan free to air broadcasters, KTN and Citizen, have stopped transmission over pay-TV platforms, GOtv and StarTimes, over alleged discrepancies in carriage contracts. However, despite the pull out, viewers on the two platforms will still be able to access the two channels from the government-run distributor, Signet, which is also available on both pay-TV platforms. […]

Pakistani regulator, Pakistan Media Regulator Authority (PEMRA) has imposed a fine of total PKR 35 million (USD 356,497) on over 20 private television channels for broadcasting excessive foreign content and illegal advertisements since July 2010. “We took cognisance where violations of code of conduct of the authority were committed,” said Minister for Information Senator Pervaiz […]