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| Yuveshen Darmalingum | February 20th, 2019
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has inked a license contract with global over-the-top (OTT) video service Viu, operated by PCCW Media and Vuclip.By concluding this partnership, Viu obtains exclusive digital rights to exclusive SABC titles, as well as a ray of premium library content for a period of 24 months. This partnership will see SABC 1 programmes Uzalo and Skeem Saam migrating its video playbacks from YouTube onto the Viu app. Uzalo and Skeem Saam will remain accessib...

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| February 19th, 2019

Starz Play to expand in South Africa

During his speech in the fiscal Q3 earnings call, the CEO of Lionsgate, Jon Feltheimer, declared Starz and Lionsgate could possibly plan international growth for the streaming platform.Furthermore,...
| February 18th, 2019

EBC and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters partner with Eutelsat for Video Capacity

Eutelsat Communications has partnered with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite which will now ...
| February 15th, 2019

Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features. The new ...
| | February 14th, 2019

Starz Play now on Ooredoo TV

 The best of Hollywood, Bollywood and children’s entertainment will now be available through Ooredoo TV’S set up box. Customers can enjoy video on demand with Ooredoo TV in the comfort of their hom...

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