Category Archives: Free to Air

3Media Networks launched new music and lifestyle channel ‘3Music TV’ in Ghana

3Media Networks, organizers of the annual 3Music Awards have recently rolled out its new 24-hour music and lifestyle channel. The unveiling of the 3Music TV channel shows the companys commitment to music and offering the very best in music and entertainment television. The Founder and CEO of 3Music, Sadiq Abdulai Abu stated, We are particularly [...]

Rotana Channels Group inks media agreement with Sawt Beirut International

Rotana Channels Group has inked a media agreement with Lebanese channel LBC and Sawt Beirut International, which airs an array of Lebanese programmes focused on arts, music and entertainment. The deal was inked by Abdullah Al-Shabana, head of the TV sector at Rotana Channels Group, and Jerry Maher, executive director of Sawt Beirut International. The [...]

FTA broadcasters to give details on their OTTs evolution on the coming Nextv Series South America’s virtual edition

As part of what will be the coming Nextv Series South Americas virtual edition, the leading conference scheduled for September, Dataxis confirmed the holding of the Evolution of FTA broadcasters OTTs panel, which will take place next Wednesday, September 1st, at 12:00 PM (ART). Registration for the event is now open, and can be done [...]

CNN Brazil continues to develop its multiplatform strategy and plans to enter the FTA TV market

Pay TV channel CNN Brazil, the Brazilian version of the US news channel, launched in the country in mid-March 2020, is planning to expand its operations to all video distribution platforms, and is evaluating the possibility of expanding towards the FTA TV market in the country. The information was reported by Renata Alfonso, new CNN [...]

FNE approves Chilevision’s sale to ViacomCBS

The Fiscalia Nacional Economica (FNE), entity in charge of defending and promoting free competition in markets or productive areas of Chilean economy, has announced on Monday, July 5th, its decision to approve the sale of 100% of the FTA TV channel Chilevisions shares to ViacomCBS. The operation had been officially confirmed in early April. The [...]

MX League confirms Torneo Apertura 2021’s TV broadcasting rights and Chivas will feature three local matches on FTA TV

The Mexican Football League (MX League) announced this last Wednesday, June 30th, the fixture of the Torneo Apertura 2021, which will be played between July and November by the countrys 18 professional football teams, which will make their debut as of July 22nd. During the league, all the matches played by Club Deportivo Guadalajara, known [...]

SABC rolls out 24-hour sports channel

Public broadcaster SABC has officially introduced its 24-hour sports channel with exciting and compelling sports content via free-to-air broadcasts and online streaming. The channel had its soft launch on 15 April 2021 and is now available on SABC digital TV broadcasting, Openview channel 124, and the TelkomONE streaming service. The Sport General Manager of SABC, [...]

TelkomONE introduces free catch-up service in SA

Telkoms video-streaming platform has introduced a free catch-up functionality across its SABC and other free-to-air channels on the platform a first-of-its-kind value-added offering by a video-on-demand service locally. Catch-up is a system-driven recording of various popular programs across your favourite channels, that is then made available as a single asset, on-demand.  This means you [...]