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StarTimes signed deal with Zambian government for DTT

| Umayrah Ramjan | October 18th, 2017
StarTimes acknowledging that Zambia is among the 17 African countries which benefited from the US$ 2.5 billion contract for digital migration, revealed that the group signed a US$273 million contract with the Zambian government for the exercise.StarTimes Vice President Guo Ziqi said that Zambia will further benefit from the 10 000 African Villages Satellite Television project. She explained that Zambia will have to identify villages to receive the digital television innovation. Ziqi said sinc...

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| October 17th, 2017

ITV Choice to exclusively broadcast the Voice UK

The Voice UK is coming to South African Television in January 2018. The UK version of the popular music talent show will be shown exclusively on ITV Choice (DStv 123). And one more exciting news is...
| October 16th, 2017

Vice Media and Econet announced a venture for services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Vice Media and Econet, the African telecom and Pay-TV operator, announced a new joint venture, Kwesé Vice, to launch Vice into Sub-Saharan Africa. This announcement came after the launch of Vicelan...
| October 13th, 2017

Ghana to broadcast 70% local content during prime time

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communications, says government will roll out a policy for television stations to broadcast at least 70% local content at prime time.She noted the need to push ...
| October 12th, 2017

Kwesé launched free premium bouquet in Botswana

After launching its pay TV services in Gaborone recently, the Pan-African broadcaster, Kwesé has added supplementary bouquet to its offering  known as Kwesé Free bouquet.Shadi Linchwe,  marketing a...

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