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Canal+ acquires 100% of Thema and named new CEO

The news is official. It has been confirmed by Canal+, the French premium cable television channel, who has acquired the channel distribution subsidiarys shares of Thema, the French channel developer. Previously positioned as the director finance and business development at Canal+ Overseas, Fabrice Faux has been now appointed as the new CEO of Thema.   [...]

Canal+’s Theme bought from Eutelsat its Latin American channels’ distributor Alterna TV

  The Canal+ Group from France announced on April 7th that it had bought through its US subsidiary Thema the Latin American channels distributor owned by Eutelsat Americas, Alterna TV.   Alterna TV distributes for the Hispanic audience in the United States Latin American signals such as Canall 22, Canal 11, CB Television, PXTV and [...]

Thema de Canal+ compró a Eutelsat su distribuidora de canales latinoamericanos Alterna TV

    El Grupo Canal+ de Francia anunció el 7 de abril que compró a través de su subsidiaria estadounidense Thema la distribuidora de canales latinoamericanos propiedad de Eutelsat Americas, Alterna TV.   Alterna TV distribuye para el público hispano en los Estados Unidos las señales Canal 22, Canal 11, CB Televisión, PXTV y AyM [...]

Thema selects AlterPoP for playout and distribution

AlterPoP will provide Thema with end-to-end production and distribution of Africa-originated services Nollywood TV, Novelas TV and Gospel Music TV, and re-distribution of about a dozen channels that make up Themas offering to French service providers. AlterPoP will also capture streams of Thema bouquets from Russia, Mauritius and Madagascar via fiber-optic links, transcode them in [...]

African diaspora in France and Europe get four new African channels

[:en]The African diaspora in France and Europe will receive four new African TV channels, Sen TV from Senegal, Equinoxe TV from Cameroon, B-One from the DR Congo and Gospel Music TV, the newest offering American gospel music, contemporary, urban and traditional. These channels are available on Le Bouquet Africain Max offers broadcast on Orange TV. [...]

Nollywood TV set to continue its phenomenal expansion in Africa and France

With more than 100 television channels in its portfolio and three fully-owned channels, Francois Thiellet, CEO of Thema, a Canal+ Group company talk to NexTV News Africa about the phenomenal audience growth of Nollywood TV. He revealed that the channel has reached 160 000 subscribers in France and around 2 million in Sub-Saharan Africa. Q. [...]

Thema launched Gospel Music TV in Africa

After the successful launching of Nollywood TV and Novelas TV, Thema, a Canal + group company launched its third channel, the Gospel Music TV. The new channel broadcast 100% gospel content and is available on Canal + package. Designed for the Sub-Saharan African audience as well as for the Europeans, Gospel Music TV is the [...]

TalkTalk brings African channels

Britains pay-TV service, TalkTalk, has partnered with distributor of themed and ethnic TV channels, Thema, to launch a new suite of African TV channels, African TV Boost, which will air hit shows from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Uganda for its one million TV subscribers. African TV Boost includes eight channels Nollywood Movies, EbonyLife TV, Soundcity, Channels, [...]

OTT box to deliver African TV channels across EU

Thema, distributor and agent for themed and ethnic TV channels worldwide, has entered a partnership deal with Alpha Networks to launch the first OTT-box that provides African TV channels across the European Union. The OTT box Le Bouquet Africain – La Box TV, allows viewers to watch over 20 major African national public and private [...]