Monthly Archives: September 2017

Fox Network to launch three channels in the Middle East

The media giant Fox Network is launching three channels in the Middle East region, including the first Fox branded Arabic language channel. The media company already has 12 channels lined up for the region.  The new channels will get viewers to enjoy a lifestyle channel called Fox Life, a crime thriller channel called Fox Crime [...]

Mauritius Telecom reserved access to fiber optic cable from IOX Cable for 2019

Mauritius Telecom signed a service agreement, on September 25, 2017, with fibre optic connectivity provider IOX Cable Ltd. Through this contract, the incumbent telecommunications operator of Mauritius has reserved access to the submarine fibre cable being deployed by IOX Cable Ltd and is expected to be commissioned in 2019. This telecom infrastructure, dubbed IOX Cable [...]

GOtv unfolds football menu for subscribers

GOtv, a subsidiary of MultiChoice Kenya, set to deploy four additional football and entertainment channels to ring-fence its customers among burgeoning internet and pay TV operators competitors. The new GOtv package spotlights SuperSport Select 4 channel which giving subscribers access to all La Liga matches, Select live Premier League games and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) [...]

MultiChoice to launch online TV guide

MultiChoice is to launch an online TV guide and recommendation system called ‘theguide’, reports My broadband. The listings guide is a “smart, new way” to look through the hundreds of new shows and films released every year. The head of content of the company, Aletta Alberts said the launching of the service will be for [...]

Orange deploys streaming service in Africa using Norigin TV app

Orange TV in Ivory Coast has licensed Norigins Hybrid Apps to launch a streaming service, which is unique in the region. The service will be available with specific features to suit the market needs in West Africa. The service will be available on a range of iOS and Android devices that shall also have the [...]

South African first coloured channel OnseTV to launch on StarSat

OnseTV to launch brand-new TV channel as the first Afrikaans TV channel to cater specifically to SAs coloured community. The channel will be launched on StarSat pay TV service of the Chinese StarTimes Media SA and On Digital Media. OnseTV is run by the husband-and-wife team of Jaco and Hilda Ferreira who started the Afrikaans [...]

FOX Life to broadcast Turkish telenovelas in South Africa

Turkish telenovelas that will soon be enjoyed by South African and African viewers in passionate stories on FOX Life. Tracey Gilchrist, director of content, scheduling and acquisitions at FNG Africa, has revealed that they have acquired and are scheduling Turkish telenovelas, a genre that’s been taking the entire TV world by storm recently. The Turkish [...]

Will and Grace to air on Partner TV in Israel via Vubiquity

Vubiquity, global premium content services provider signed a deal with Partner TV in Israel to launch IPTV service. Will & Grace, the famous US TV show which won numerous Emmy Awards, is being revived and will air on Israel following the new partnership.  Partner TV, recently launched, offers about 40 linear channeals, VoD content services [...]

TSTV to launch new DTH satellite service in Nigeria

TSTV is the new satellite TV and is partnering with a Europe-based television station, ABS Global, to launch a Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite TV in Nigeria on the 1st October 2017. The New TSTV will offer a Pay-As-You-Consume TV service, meaning you only pay for what you consume. TSTV which will soon be available across Nigeria [...]