Monthly Archives: July 2017

MultiChoice Malawi grows local content by launching Times TV on DStv

Malawis first private and independent television station, Times TV, has been launched on DStv. Times TV will be available in all DStv packages.  This partnership confirms the commitment Multichoice undertook to provide viewers with exclusive local programs, a growing demand, according to Times TVs CEO, Leonnard Chikadya. He added that the launch of the station [...]

Tigo Tanzania customers to have access to high tech services

With the announcement of the telecom operator to further modernize its network infrastructure, Tigo customers in Tanzania are to continue to enjoy high tech services. The news of the upgrade, communicated recently in Dar es Salaam will be well received from subscribers even as they continue to enjoy quality, smoother access to voice and high-speed [...]

Zodiak TV launched on DStv

Zodiak television is now available on all DStv packages. The channel has launched its presence on the international television via DStv and GOtv in Malawi. The channel is accessible on Channel 297.  Patricia Van Rooyen, MultiChoice Regional Director said that adding Zodiak TV on the DStv platform will provide a greater variety to viewers. Zodiak [...]

SuperSport brings Mayweather vs McGregor fight to DStv

SuperSport scooped Mayweather Jr. versus Conor McGregor for DStv. The epic boxing fight will be broadcasted exclusively to viewers across Ghana and Africa. The show entitled The Money Fight is to be broadcasted on DSTV only and will air live on SuperSport2 and Maximo 1 on Sunday, August 27. Subscribers of DSTV premium will be [...]

Mufumbwe district in Zambia to get DTT soon

Government in Zambia will soon begin with the second phase of the Digital Migration National Roll Out Project. This would include the installation of a digital migration site in Mufumbwe District in North Western Province. During the phase one of the programme, towns along the line of rail from Chililambombwe to Kalomo have been given [...]

Foxxum renews deal with El Araby smart TVs

The El Araby group and Foxxum have decided to strengthen their long-tern cooperation and involve Tornado, the own TV brand of Al Araby, as part of their strategic alliance.Foxxum will design and support Tornados Smart TV App Store which will be distributed throughout Egypt and the neighbouring Arabic countries. The Foxxum Smart TV Solution will [...]

Eutelsat renews agreement with Digiturk

Eutelsat Communications and Digiturk, have re-established a multi-year multi-transponder agreement on the Eutelsat 7A satellite. This extends a collaboration that began in 2000 with the launch of Turkeys first pay-TV platform.  Digiturk is the largest pay-TV operator in Turkey. The company has confirmed it will use 17 transponders on the Eutelsat 7A satellite to broadcast [...]

Vizocom introducing highspeed internet broadband service in Africa

Vizocom has launched a new IP Easy satellite broadband service created for African small and medium enterprises as well as residential and home office users. The service is administered through three satellites from Eutelsat, which covers the entire sub-Saharan Africa.  Having Eutelsats Ku-band capacity strength combined with Newtecs efficient point-and-play technology, Vizocom will bring quality [...]

E! Entertainment brings new local show to South Africa

E! Entertainment is bringing another new locally produced show to viewers in South Africa. How Do I Look? Will be the South African version of Style Network show.  The show which aired for 9 years on E!’s sister channel Style is now hunting for South African fashion victims to turn themselves in for a makeover, [...]

Popular music show Coke Studio to start broadcasting in August

The popular music TV Show, Coke Studio unveils its broadcast dates which will be will be aired as from August 12th in over 30 countries across Africa, including DSTVs Zambezi Magic in South Africa, which covers the SADC region.  Moreover, all the 11 episodes will be aired on QTV in Zambia, Times TV in Malawi, [...]