Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Shahid VIP to broadcast ‘Emilia Romagna Grand Prix’ across MENA

Shahid VIP will air the live matches of the Formula 1 season all in high-definition quality. Shahid VIP subscribers will be able to watch Emilia Romagna Grand Prix with English or Arabic commentary, from anywhere and on any device. Jakob Mejlhede Andersen, Chief Content Officer at Shahid commented: First, Formula-1 came to MBC Action; now [...]

Telkom and Fuse Media to partner to bring new animation content to South Africa

Fuse Media has signed licensing deals to bring language learning platform, Lingopie on Telkom South Africa. Todays licensing agreements signify the early innings of Fuse Medias global expansion, said Fuse Media head of digital, Patrick Courtney, who added: It is also inspiring that these companies are eager to provide their customers with content that not [...]

Televisa merges its media, content and production assets with Univision and plans to launch new streaming platform

Mexican Group Televisa and the US company Univision announced this Tuesday, April 13th, an agreement whereby Televisa combines its content assets with Univisión, thus creating the largest Spanish-speaking media group in the world. The new company is called Televisa-Univision, and, according to the information reported, one of its first projects will be the launch of [...]

STARZPLAY launches new add-on for Turkish content with BluTV

STARZPLAY announced the launch of a new add-on in partnership with BluTV, Turkey’s local subscription video-on-demand service. The service is globally available for all Turkish and Arabic speaking audiences. With this new partnership, STARZPLAY subscribers in MENA will have access to BluTV’s Turkish catalogue featuring popular local drama series, all dubbed in Arabic. We are [...]

UTURN and Facebook sign exclusive content partnership for Ramadan 2021

UTURN, part of Webedia Arabia Group, a leading digital media company that helps businesses connect with Arab consumers through strategic, insight-driven, culturally-led creative solutions have joined forces with Facebook to unveil a series of entertaining video content throughout the year. Launching during Ramadan 2021, exclusive content will be shared across the Facebook pages of the groups popular [...]

SuperSport to broadcast FIFA World Cup 2022 across Sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has secure pay TV rights for Sub-Saharan Africa that will broadcast all 64 matches from Qatar, all in high-definition and with a full broadcast package of analysis, in-depth digital offerings, supplementary programming and general news from the event. This is fantastic news, especially after the success of the 2018 tournament, a fitting celebration of [...]

MultiChoice and Airtel joined forces to offer DStv smart bundles in Uganda

Airtel Uganda has announced a partnership to offer television viewing internet bundles that will make it possible for DStv subscribers on the Airtel network to watch DStv on the DStv App. The DStv tailored Bundles will enable DStv customers who have the DStv App access and stream live content anywhere at any time without using [...]

Amazing Voices talent search returns for Season 2 on DStv

Old Mutuals reality talent search show Amazing Voices is back for a second season on 11 April. The show will be available for 13 weeks until 5 July and includes participants from Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa.  Season 2 was rolled out in October with a call for entries where 546 singers sent in their recorded videos. [...]