Category Archives: Pay TV

beIN MEDIA GROUP rolls out new UI, channels and subscriber packages for MENA

beIN MEDIA GROUP has introduced upgraded packages, new channels and a facelift for its STB user interface in MENA.  The new packages accessible across the MENA region will offer subscribers with additional benefits, and replace the existing basic, entertainment, sports, premium and elite tiers.  The new tiers include the Together package, which offers 70 channels [...]

Brazilian Campeonato Carioca launches with a combined premium pay TV, FTA TV and OTT model

The Rio de Janeiros Football Federation, located in Brazil (FERJ), is launching new models to broadcast the Campeonato Carioca, a professional football league whose 2021 edition began this week and brings together the main clubs in Rio de Janeiro. The competition can be watched both via OTT, as well as on pay TV and FTA [...]

Did America Movil find the key to make OTT pay TV grow?

The growth observed in OTT pay TV remains slow in Latin America. As reported by Dataxis, at the end of 2020, this technology represents almost 1.3 million subscribers; barely 2% of the pay TV market. A review of DirecTV, Telefonica and America Movil strategies shows the different strategies implemented to change this static situation. Low [...]

Sky makes more than 200 Globo’s on demand titles available on Sky Play in Brazil

Brazilian pay TV operator Sky (AT&T) has recently announced that it has run an agreement with the Globo Group to make a new offer available with more than 200 on-demand content from its channels on the platform. The initiative takes place almost at the same time that the Globo Group has announced a new package [...]

WarnerMedia and OSN partnered to bring new pop channel to MENA

WarnerMedia has partnered with OSN to launch a new pop-up channel dedicated exclusively to Adult Swim. Speaking about the launch, Guillermo Farre, Head of General Entertainment channels MENA and Turkey at Warner Media commented: Adult Swim is a fresh, utterly unique brand that truly connects with its young adult fan base. We are thrilled to [...]

Cricket West Indies to partner with SuperSport exclusively in SSA

The partnership between Cricket West Indies (CWI) and SuperSport feature exclusive live coverage of all West Indies international home matches and regional tournaments played in the Caribbean on its television and digital platforms. CWI President Ricky Skerritt said: This new long-term SuperSport agreement ensures that the much-loved West Indies teams will be accessible to an [...]

SuperSport secures rights to air Cricket West Indies (CWI) in sub-Saharan Africa

Cricket West Indies (CWI) sealed its third new multi-year broadcast rights deal with SuperSport seizing the rights to West Indies cricket until the end of 2024 in sub-Saharan Africa. The four-year agreement will enable SuperSport to air exclusive live coverage of all West Indies international home matches and regional tournaments played in the Caribbean on [...]

Manchester United announces partnership with StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa

Millions of Manchester United fans in Africa will gain access to MUTV under an agreement with StarTimes, the continents leading digital TV operator. StarTimes will distribute MUTV to subscribers in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan African, representing the biggest agreement of its kind by Manchester United in the region. Viewers in countries including Nigeria, South [...]

Argentine Professional Football League’s matches to be broadcast on FTA TV again

As reported on various specialized websites in Argentina, some matches of the Professional Football League in that country will be broadcast on FTA TV again, through the TV Publica channel. According to the information reported this Thursday, February 25th, executives from the countrys Government has reached an agreement with Disney – one of the owners [...]