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Pay TV  |  Nigeria: "Pay As You Go' Might Not Be Best Model For Pay-TV Services" - Says Consumer Protection Chief

The chief executive officer of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission in Nigeria, Mr Babatunde Irukera, has voiced his doubts about the application of telecoms-style pay-as-you-go billing model for the Pay-TV sector.   Speaking to journalists, the chief of ...
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Pay TV  |  Pay-TV: Only Two Third Of Operators To Gain Subscribers By 2025 - Report

A new industry into global Pay TV services report by Digital TV Research has indicated the almost 40 per cent of global Pay TV operations will lose subscribers by 2025.   The “Global Pay TV Operator Forecasts” by Digital TV ...
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Sony Pulls Two More Channels From Cell C Black

Cell C black is losing two more TV channels with the kids’ channel POP and True Movies - both from Sony Pictures Television Networks - also being taken down. The removal of the two channels comes after Sony Pictures Television ...

DStv Reveals That It Has Secured More Subscribers Than Netflix In Africa

The MultiChoice Group has shared its investor roadshow presentation, in which it lists what the company has to offer investors. The launch of the presentation follows the MultiChoice Group releasing its pre-listing statement in accordance with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s ...

TV Cabo Mozambique Fined For Tax Evasion

According to the Mozambican independent newspaper, @Verdade, TV Cabo Mozambique recently lost its second appeal to the Administrative Tribunal over a conviction for tax evasion, and must now pay a fine of just over $39 000,00 to the national treasury. ...

MultiChoice’s New Promo Comes With Offer For Subscribers To Upgrade

As part of its pledge to provide the best quality pay television service and also to reward loyal subscribers, Multichoice Nigeria, the owner of GOTV and DSTV, has kicked off a new promo tagged “Step-Up’’. The Step-Up offer, will officially ...

Zimbabwe Orders Foreign Satellite Service Companies To Pay Tax

Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped government has changed its Finance Bill to allow it to tax foreign satellite service providers such as MultiChoice. Parliament has agreed to the amendment of Section 14 of the Income Tax Act so that charges and all other ...

Research Shows That Sub-Saharan Pay-TV Numbers Will Increase Rapidly By 2024

According to a report released by Digital TV Research, Sub-Saharan Africa will gain over 16 million pay-TV subscribers between 2018 and 2024 and will reach a total of 45.63 million. The research company’s report on ‘Sub-Saharan Africa Pay-TV Forecasts’ predicts ...

Nigeria: StarTimes Gives All Subscribers 50% End-Of-Year Discount

Pay TV Operator, StarTimes has announced that it will be granting a special 50% discount off subscription rates to its subscribers this festive season. According to a statement that was recently issued by the company, the offer kicked off on ...

Netflix Beats All Satellite TV To The Ground

When Netflix touched down in South Africa on 6 January 2016, it marked the end of MultiChoice’s uncontested dominance in the country’s premium video entertainment market. No longer would DStv’s sole competitors be small digital satellite TV startups that had ...

Africa's pay-TV Market Growth-Rate Set To Lead Globally

According to the latest research, Africa’s pay-TV growth rate is on the rise and is expected to overtake all other international regions by 2022, even amidst all the competition that has been brought by video streaming services in recent years. ...

South Africa: Cartoon Network Ranks Number One on Pay TV Channel Ranking

Cartoon Network, the leading kids’ channel in South Africa, has hit number one in the pay-TV market with the broadcast of "Power Rangers: Clash of the Red Rangers" movie on its channel. On 10 March, about 171, 000 kids between ...