Category Archives: TV channels / Content

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 [...]

AEB and EBC channels now available on Ethiosat

SES, the global content connectivity solutions company, announced that the Ethiosat platform is now airing all channels of the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) exclusively, comprising of Ethiopias most popular channels such as EBS, ETV News and FANA TV. The variety of lifestyle, news, sport and educational channels [...]

Habeshaview to provide five TV channels from Mimyuni’s portfolio in Ethiopia

The international TV channel broadcaster Mimyuni Media Entertainment has concluded a new agreement with Habeshaview in Ethiopia Habeshaview has been working with Mimyunis products very successfully so far. A year ago, they launched the children’s music channel Lolly Kids TV for their younger audience. That made them part of the global social project Lolly Kids, [...]

DirecTV GO adds blim tv with Televisa’s channels in Mexico

Televisa has announced this Tuesday, February 24th, that its SVOD OTT blim tv is already part of the DirecTV GO (AT&T) catalog in Mexico. The initiative, which has been available since February 18th, allows DirecTV GO subscribers to access 35 live TV channels and more than 32 thousand hours of on-demand content, including all Televisa [...]

Boca Juniors launches new channel on YouTube with football matches, news and automatic cameras

Argentine Club Atletico Boca Juniors has officially launched its new TV channel, available on the clubs official YouTube account. It is a new way of accessing Bocas content for its fans, available from this last Monday, February 22nd. We want to reach the fans and for the news to be announced in a serious way. [...]

Megacable launches Xview+ based on Android TV with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO GO and YouTube

Mexican holding company Megacable has officially announced this Tuesday, February 23rd, the launch of Xview+, its new interactive video platform based on Android TV, whose interface allows its subscribers to access Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO GO and YouTube, as well as linear pay TV channels. Together with the Xview+ STBs, the company launched new [...]

Megacable does not include original content productions on its future plans

As reported on Friday, February 19th on the specialized website El CEO, the Mexican holding company Megacable has decided not to produce original content. In August 2019, the company announced the launch of its first original series, but plans in this area are not set to continue. We are not going to create our own [...]

MBC Group selects MediaGenix to manage on-demand, linear assets in MENA

Broadcast network MBC Group has chosen MediaGenix to run its broadcast management systems. Replacing its existing systems, MediaGenixs Whats On will oversee all of MBCs on-demand services and linear channels in a unified process. The Senior Manager Tech Ops of MBC Group, Aus Alzubaidi, said, After running multiple proof of concepts, we chose the [...]

Particular Crowd, Warner Media Latin America’s new films brand, launches more than 100 of its own films during its first year

Particular Crowd, WarnerMedia Latin America’s new original films brand,  has announced that it has launched more than 100 of its own films during its first year of operations. The initiative was launched last year, as part of WarnerMedia Latin America’s expansion towards the production of original and exclusive content for its brands in the region. [...]