Category Archives: Free to Air

Nigeria Television Authority to air Aisha Buhari Cup draw

Nigerias National Broadcaster, the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) will air live, todays Draw Ceremony of the Dr. Aisha Buhari Invitational Womens Football Tournament (Aisha Buhari Cup). The Marketing Consultant for the tournament, Mr Taye Ige, who is also President of HotSports Media Group, flew into the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja to conclude the deal, following [...]

Rotana Group inks strategic partnership with SBI

Rotana Group and SBI (Sawt Beirut International) just signed a strategic partnership to produce new media content for TV programs and further expand the current SBIs reach to a wider Arab audience. SBI is a Lebanese platform that produces high-quality programs and talk shows covering topics ranging from entertainment to social news, youth, medical, arts [...]

TVN Play reports more than 100 thousand subscribers one month after its launch

Chilean FTA TV channel Television Nacional de Chile (TVN) reported that its new OTT, TVN Play, has managed to gather more than 100 thousand  connected users just over a month after its official launch, which took place during the first days of July. The platform allows connected users to access more than 80 programs, 3 [...]

The Japanese anime ‘Lupin III: The First’ to be released by Spacetoon Pictures in MENA

Spacetoon Pictures will roll out a 3D Japanese animation movie titled Lupin III: The First across GCC theatres on August 12. Audiences will have the opportunity to watch the film in several languages, including Japanese, English, and Arabic, with professional dubbing delivered by Spacetoon. Lupin III: The First took place in the 1960s, and the [...]

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 [...]