Tag Archives: KTN

Kenya Television Network launches KTN Burudani

After the launch of the 24-hour KTN News three years ago, the Kenya Television Network has a third station in works. The Road-based Television network from Mombasa will be launching a new entertainment channel called KTN Burudani. The new station, which aims to appeal to a young audience and will be bringing entertaining programs including [...]

BBC beams news show for African kids

BBC News is launching a weekly news show to young people across Africa starting June 23. Whats New? which is aimed at 11- to 16-year-olds, aims to be fun and entertaining while keeping kids informed on whats happening in Africa and around the world. Whats New? is available via broadcasters including KTN (Kenya), LNTV (Liberia), One Africa [...]

BBC Worldwide extends with more than 800 hours of content in sub-Saharan Africa

The BBC Worldwide will be covering more than 800 hours of programming in the sub-Saharan Africa after securing sales to broadcasters and platforms. This include its deal with. With ShowMax, BBC Worldwide acquired more than 200 hours encompassing over drama, comedy, natural history and kids with titles like Absolutely Fabulous and War and Peace. Dealing [...]

Four African broadcasters resume broadcasting on 5 March

Four African broadcasters NTV, KTN, Citizen TV and QTV will resume broadcasting on 5 March which were off air since 14 February due a dispute with Communications Authority of Kenya over digital migration.    The broadcasters have struck a deal with the government which lets them broadcast in Nairobi on the digital platform. Communications Authority [...]

StarTimes reintroduces local channels in Kenya

Chinese pay-TV provider, StarTimes Media, has re-introduced major local channels, KTN, NTV and Citizen TV, on its digital television platform in Kenya following Supreme Courts ruling on September 29. NTV, Citizen and KTN had challenged Communications Commission of Kenya (CAK) over the award of digital migration contract to StarTimes. The Supreme Court had blocked Kenyan [...]

NBS, KTN ink television partnership deal

Kenyan broadcaster, Standard Group, owned television station, Kenya Television Network (KTN), has inked a partnership with Ugandan broadcasting station, Nile Broadcasting Services TV (NBS), to enter the Ugandan market. The collaboration will span content, journalist training and equipment. We are very optimistic that the partnership will serve the region better, said a joint statement by [...]

Kenyan FTA broadcasters pull out of StarTimes and GOtv

Kenyan free to air broadcasters, KTN and Citizen, have stopped transmission over pay-TV platforms, GOtv and StarTimes, over alleged discrepancies in carriage contracts. However, despite the pull out, viewers on the two platforms will still be able to access the two channels from the government-run distributor, Signet, which is also available on both pay-TV platforms. [...]

PEMRA penalises Pakistani TV channels

Pakistani regulator, Pakistan Media Regulator Authority (PEMRA) has imposed a fine of total PKR 35 million (USD 356,497) on over 20 private television channels for broadcasting excessive foreign content and illegal advertisements since July 2010. We took cognisance where violations of code of conduct of the authority were committed, said Minister for Information Senator Pervaiz [...]