Category Archives: General TV

Sputnik signed partnership with Congolese National Radio and Television (RTNC)

The Russian news agency, Sputnik has signed a new partnership agreement with the Congolese National Radio and Television (RTNC), in Moscow which was part of a recent official visit by the Congolese delegation in Russia. This agreement will allow for regular exchange of content in French and English, between the Congolese public broadcaster and Sputnik. [...]

Rwanda plans to regulate social media content

Rwanda is working strategies to regulate social media contents to stop misinformation. Paul Ingabire, Rwandas IT manager spoke before the parliamentary committee on National budget for the 2019/2020 budget. Her answer was spurred by a question from Jean Claude Ntezimana about the governments plans to combat abusive contents and fake identities on these media.  “We [...]

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

RCA launches new 32-inch Android TV in Argentina

RCA is launching the first Smart TV in conventional size in Argentina, with Android as operating system and compatible with Google Play and Google Assistant. The device is also integrated with Chromecast and includes the  voice command feature from the remote control. It will be initially marketed with 32 and 40-inches screens. As detailed above, [...]

Mega becomes Megamedia holding company

Chilean group Mega became from last April 1st the Mega Media Holding, a brand that brings together its FTA, pay TV, radio and websites areas and will offer new strategic opportunities to its customers. Megamedias brand puts together all the group’s platforms such as Mega Network, Mega HD, Mega Plus and Etc TV channels; radios [...]

TV Cultura to affiliate with two channels in Brazil

Brazilian channel TV Cultura has affiliated itself with  networks TV Maranhense -from Maranhãos state-, and TV Diversa, from Belo Horizonte, with the aim of expanding its national  reach. The channels records 1.6 and 1.4 million subscribers respectively. The agreement provides that, from last March 31st, TV Maranhense takes digital channel 17.1 and TV Diversa is [...]

FTA leads Chilean audience in 2018

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) published the results of its report TV Consumption 2018, which shows that Free-to-Air TV (FTA)  was the most watched media in the country. According to the report, last year, each person consumed an average of 1,286 hours of TV, which means approximately 3, 31 daily hours average. All figures mentioned [...]

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation produces new programmes

ZBC TV continues to produce new television productions, all funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe under the Zimbabwe Digital Broadcasting migration project. The programmes range from game shows, dramas, soapies, lifestyle and music shows have bolstered content on ZTV while empowering local filmmakers. Already airing this season is drama series “Diaspora, directed by award-winning [...]