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BBC to offer its content on Soweto TV in SA

BBC will broadcast its programmes on the free-to-air channel Soweto TV in South Africa. The British group and the channel have announced a partnership agreement to air certain BBC programmes on the South African channel. The Director of Business Development of BBC World Service, Simon Kendall, declared, “We are delighted that viewers from Gauteng and across [...]

Demand Africa concludes global distribution agreements with leading content providers in Africa

Demand Africa (DA), announced today that M-NET Studios, Cote Ouest, eTV, BBC, and SABC have joined the list of topmost African distributors showcasing the best of the continent on its OTT streaming platform. These landmark deals will deliver over 1,500 hours of premium Pan-African lifestyle, movies and TV shows, many of which have never been [...]

Steve Harvey to host African version of ‘Family Feud’ In Africa

Harvey will launch and host Fremantles Family Feud in South Africa and Ghana. In a unique deal with Fremantle, Harveys media company Steve Harvey Global has received the rights to license the format for the African versions of Family Feud. The local versions will be done by Fremantles local production partner in the region, Rapid Blue. Harvey has [...]

HBO Max también adquiere Doctor Who y otras series de la BBC

HBO Max, el OTT de WarnerMedia con fecha de lanzamiento prevista para el próximo año, adquirió los derechos exclusivos de las 11 temporadas de Doctor Who y otras series de la BBC para Estados Unidos como The Office, Top Gear, Luther y The Honorable Woman. Como parte del nuevo acuerdo entre la plataforma y BBC [...]

HBO Max also acquires Doctor Who and other BBC series

HBO Max, WarnerMedias OTT planned to be launched next year, acquired the 11 Doctor Whos seasons and other BBC series broadcasting rights for the US, such as The Office, Top Gear, Luther and The Honorable Woman. As part of the new agreement between the platform and BBC Studios, the OTT will also have the series [...]

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 [...]

BBC Arabic is now in North Africa

Yahlive, UAE-based satellite broadcaster has strengthened its partnership with BBC, by extending its reach to Arabic-speaking audiences in Maghreb (North Africa). This means, BBC Arabic will now be accessible to 42 million viewers in North Africa.  Ammar Baranbo, COO, Yahlive commented: The Arabian Maghreb has been a key focus for us.  We are thrilled to [...]

BBC and Channels Television roll out new TV programme ‘Gist Nigeria’

BBC and Nigerias Channels Television launch new current affairs programme called Gist Nigeria on Channels TV in Nigeria. The studio-based programme will emphasize on the stories behind the news, with original storytelling and audience interaction via @GistNigeriaTV and its studio in Lagos. Co-produced by Channels Television and the BBC in Nigeria, Gist Nigeria will be a weekly half-hour show for viewers in Nigeria, and on [...]

Discovery y BBC lanzarán nuevo OTT en 2020

Discovery y BBC Studios anunciaron el lanzamiento de un nuevo OTT SVOD a nivel mundial, previsto para 2020. Ambas compañías firmaron un acuerdo que se extenderá por 10 años y está valuado en USD 400 millones, bajo el que Discovery adquirió una amplia lista de contenidos del gigante británico. La adquisición incluye los derechos de [...]