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Broadcasting Services  |  Canal+ Loses Customers, Sees Africa As Source Of Growth

France's Canal+ is reported to have lost more 400,000 subscribers in past 12months. It now has just over 5million customers on its platform. That said, the Canal+ Group still is very bullish about its future, saying it is now witnessing ...
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Content Services  |  M-Net Set To Launch A Fast And Furious Channel

M-Net (part of the Multichoice brand) if planning to turbo-charge its entertainment offering following recent successes in movie pop-up channels. The company is said to be launching a Fast and Furious movie channel with a selection of movies that will ...
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Kwese And Sky Vision In Content And Programming Partnership

Sky Vision has signed a content and programming deal with Africa newest pay-TV broadcaster - Kwese TV. This deal brings new content to the Kwese platform through licensing from the US and the UK. Managing Director of Sky Vision, Jane ...

DStv Trigger Channel Free-To-View In Month Of March

MultiChoice DStv new male audience entertainment channel Trigger is, according to reports from the company, free-to-view for all subscribers on the DStv platform until 21st March and will after that only be accessible to qualified customers. The channel is being ...

MultiChoice Promises To Improve On Quality Of Service.

MultiChoice Nigeria has pledged to deliver better quality services to subscribers at its recently held Customer Forum meeting in Lagos, Nigeria. Caroline Oghuma, DStv Public Relations Manager, said the company was familiar with some of their customer concerns raised and ...

Zap, Angolan Pay-TV Operator To Stop Distributing SIC Channels

Zap, the Angolan pay-TV satellite operator (owned by Isabel dos Santos) is suspending the broadcast of Portuguese TV channels SIC in Mozambique and locally in Angola. According to news reports, this is coming after recent negative reports of the Angolan ...

DStv Considering A Streaming-Only Option In South Africa

Multichoice is deliberating on launching a streaming-only version of DStv which will not be offered through satellite subscriptions but exclusively over broadband connections. Multichoice CEO, Mark Rayner, announced at a press conference that the streaming-only version of DStv was on ...

SuperSport To Launch Dedicated eSports Channel

SuperSport has announced that it will be launching a dedicated eSport channel with GINX. According to Gideon Khobane, CEO of SuperSport, "as the company is now competing squarely in the domain of the internet... the GINX offering is being developed ...

ShowMax Kenya Office Opens - In Recruitment Drive

ShowMax has opened a Kenyan office and is hiring staff to drive its East African growth. Head of ShowMax Africa, Chris Savides, said: "to succeed in Africa you need to recognise and cater for the differences in each market". According ...

BBC Worldwide Grows Sub-Sahara African Content Sales By 800 Hours

BBC Worldwide has during their annual BBC Worldwide Showcase event claimed it had sold over 800 hours of television programming across different genres to a variety of leading broadcasters and media across sub-Saharan Africa. Digitising Africa understands from the BBC ...

20th Century Fox TV’s DreamWorks Animated films to be distributed In Africa By Nuvu

20th Century Fox TV’s DreamWorks Animation films are set to be distributed by Ericsson’s Nuvu.   Thorsten Sauer, Head of Broadcast and Media Services at Ericsson said Ericsson is growing Nuvu its new SVOD service, via this partnership.  The deal ...

The House of Representative In Nigeria To Investigate GOTv’s License

Under the provision of Digital Terrestrial Television Services in Nigeria, the House of Representatives has instructed the Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values to review GOTv’s license status. The pay-per-view structure for digital television broadcasting service providers is ...