Content Distribution

Aug 07, 2020  |  ViacomCBS Network International Streaming Platform Will Not Come To Africa When Launched

As ViacomCBS Network International (VCNI) is set to join the global streaming war that already has Apple TV+, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Showmax all battling it out, it is being reported that VCNI has no immediate plans to ...


Aug 06, 2020  |  Nigeria's "First" Lesbian Movie To Be Distributed Online Due To Censorship

As same-sex relationships are still illegal in Nigeria, the makers of the local film "ife" (translated Love) has decided to distribute the movie solely on online platforms as a go-around to Nigeria's homophobic environment.   The movie producer, Pamela Adie, ...


WATCH: Discussion On Licensing, Co-production And Commissioning For Local Content Acquisition In Africa

Africa's media leader assess the roles of "Licensing, Co-production And Commissioning For Local Content Acquisition In Africa" at Broadcast Media Africa (BMA)'s online Forum on Content Production and Distribution For Digital TV and Platforms


Jul 29, 2020  |  Ethiopia: Canal+ Offers Premium Direct-To-Home (DTH) Platform

Canal+ and Eutelsat have agreed what is thought to be a multi-year plan to provide support for Canal+ as it launches its premium DTH platform in Ethiopia. The platform, which is due to be operative from early 2021, is reported ...


Disney Adds "Black Is King" To MNet And Canal+ Afrique

Disney's distribution has secured the deal to bring the new film "Black Is King" - from Beyoncé Knowles-Carter - to Multichoice Mnet and Canal+ Afrique. The movie, which is set for a 31 July release date, is set to also ...

Showmax Says It's Ramping Up On Local Content - Commissions Two New Drama Series

Showmax - Multichoice's over-the-top (OTT) streaming service - have announced a slate of new content, with a focus on improving the level of 'local content' on its catalogue. The platform is reportedly commissioning two new local drama series with 2021 ...

Discovery Seeks African Expansion With Launch Of Two Channels On StarTimes

Discovery has announced it is launching two channels in French on the bouquet of the digital pay-TV broadcaster, StarTimes Africa.  StarTimes is also carrying channels and content on its platform in English for Discovery, including 'Real Time', Discover Family and ...