Category Archives: Pay TV

T-Mobile plans internet and pay TV offer in Puerto Rico

According to the Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Dia, the telco  T-Mobile is planning to launch a residential offer on the island, which includes internet and pay TV services, according to what the already mentioned source reported Jorge Martel , General Manager and VP at T-Mobile in Puerto Rico. Another of the company’s latest news [...]

Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Colombia not to charge football premium pack

The premium local football pack, available in several Latin American countries to access local football leagues – temporarily cancelled by the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic – will not be charged in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Uruguay. Pay TV operators that offer the premium pack charge it in advance and, for this reason, customers will get the [...]

TV Rá Tim Bum launches OTT with children’s content

TV Rá Tim Bum, the Brazilian TV Culturas pay TV channel, announced today the launch of its SVOD OTT, called  TV Rá Tim Bum Play, with a catalog of children’s content from the channel to watch on demand. The app is now available for download on iOS and Android devices, and for the first month, [...]

Disney+ Originals to launch on OSN in UAE

Disney+ content will be available for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa on regional pay television and online streaming service provider OSN as from April 9. Disney+ original catalogue will include hit show ‘The Mandalorian’, which will be available on OSN’s pay television and online streaming services in 17 regional markets, [...]

beIN Sports offers free entertainment upgrades in MENA

beIN Sports subscribers will be given complimentary upgrade to the premium package with access to entertainment content until June 30. At this incredibly challenging time, we know people and families across the MENA region are looking for inspiration, light relief and something positive to keep them going, announced Yousef Al Obaidly, CEO of beIN Media [...]

Globo suspende pago de derechos de TV del fútbol brasileño hasta que se reanuden los torneos

Globo anunció a través de una carta enviada a la Federación Paulista de Fútbol (FPF) que no abonará la última cuota correspondiente a los derechos de transmisión del Campeonato Paulista, cuyo desarrollo está detenido a causa de la pandemia del Covid-19 (Coronavirus).   “En vista de la suspensión del Campeonato Paulista 2020 por un período indefinido [...]

Globo cancels Brazilian football TV rights payments until competitions resume

Globo announced through a statement sent to the São Paulo Football Federation (FPF) that it will not make the last fee payment on the São Paulo Championship TV rights, whose development is stopped due to the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus).  ‘In view of the 2020 Paulista Championship stop for an uncertain period due to the Covid-19 [...]

StarTimes to provide one-month free subscription in Nigeria

StarTimes Nigeria is offering a one-month free to view service for four local television stations on its platform for active and non-active subscribers. The local stations include the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Silverbird News 24, Channels Television (AIT), and Africa Independent Television (AIT). StarTimes also announced the debut of the nations leading entertainment station, Ebony [...]

OSN to launch online Arabic content during Ramadan

Pay TV network OSN has communicated a wide range of line-up of Arabic premium content on its platform from April. It will continue to air the Turkish Comedy/ Romance, AlHob Wartta (AKA Afili Ask) starring Caglar Ertugrul, Burcu Özberk and Benian Dönmez. The series, available in Arabic and Turkish languages (with Arabic subtitles), will be [...]

DStv and GOtv to launch new pop up channel TOONAMI

DStv and GOtv has come up with the launch of a new DSTV Pop-Up channel, TOONAMI, the Home of Superheroes Channel. WarnerMedias TOONAMI has existed across Africa for the past three years and targets especially kids between the ages of eight and 12, offering non-stop and 24-hour programming such as DC Comics Batman, Superman, The [...]