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StarTimes secured deal to broadcast 2018 FIFA Club World Cup

| Umayrah Ramjan | November 23rd, 2017
StarTimes, the Chinese owned Pay TV firm has acquired exclusive media rights for FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017& 2018 in Sub-Saharan Africa to be staged in the United Arab Emirates in December this year.FIFA Club World Cup is an international club football tournament between the champion clubs from each of the six continental confederations as well as the national league champion from the host country, which is 2017 and 2018 will be the United Arab Emirates.StarTimes, the leading digital-TV...

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| November 22nd, 2017

Kwesé Nigeria adds Hip TV to its channel line up

Kwesé TV, PAN-African satellite pay television service provider, has added Hip TV, an urbane contemporary music and lifestyle channel for a youthful audience, to its channel line-up. Available on c...
| November 21st, 2017

Cell C launched IPTV service blackBOX

The new Black media player namely the blackBOX launched by Cell C is providing access to the company’s Black streaming service. Live TV channels, subscription video-on-demand, movies and series ren...
| November 20th, 2017

Ooredoo revamped its TV multi room service

The multi-room service of Ooredoo has been revamped to provide families in Qatar more access to the latest entertainment. Before the launch of the service, customers would have needed to buy anothe...
| November 17th, 2017

Republic TV expands to MENA

OSN Pehla, pay TV operator in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) launched Republic TV. The English news channel Republic TV was launched six months ago in India and has broken its first intern...

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