Monthly Archives: November 2017

StarTimes secured deal to broadcast 2018 FIFA Club World Cup

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 [...]

Discover Digital provides EPG solutions to broadcasters in South Africa

Discover Digital the South African-based digital technologies and Video-on-Demand (VoD) solutions provider, has developed a new digitally interactive electronic programme guide (EPG) system for broadcasters and digital TV streaming services. Stephen Watson, Managing Director of Discover Digital, says the EPG was developed internally for an advanced digitally interactive programme guide acting as a foundation for [...]

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 channel 610, the channel includes entertainment news, incisive and exclusive interviews, and red-carpet moments amongst others. Hip TV further strengthens Kwesé TVs music genre, joining an [...]

MultiChoice South Africa launched its Black Friday Deals

MultiChoice South Africa has introduced its Black Friday 2017 deals for DStv which include big discounts on decoders and installations on 24 November. DStv Explora prices will be suject to massive slashes of upto 40% a fully installed package with a DStv Wi-Fi Connector. The deals apply while stocks last and exclude the monthly DStv [...]

DStv Now available to Telkom LIT TV subscribers

Telkom announced that the LIT service customers will now be able to enjoy DStv Now through their LIT TV boxes. An update will signal users that DStv Now could be accessed on their boxes. However, it is specified that DStv Now has been specifically created to fit large screens.  We brought you Telkom LIT in [...]

Cell C launched IPTV service blackBOX

The new Black media player namely the blackBOX launched by Cell C is providing access to the companys Black streaming service. Live TV channels, subscription video-on-demand, movies and series rentals and purchase are offered by the blackBOX. Channels from Fox Africa, Sony, CBS Reality, TCM, True Movies, BBC and Bloomberg are also included. The on-demand [...]

ECB signs broadcast deal with beIN Media for MENA

A six-year broadcast agreement deal with beIN Media Group was announced on Monday by English cricket chiefs. The deal will boost the coverage of international and domestic cricket in North Africa and the Middle East. The deal comprises of providing Qatars beIN rights to screen coverage from all the England and Wales Cricket Boards (ECB [...]

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 another full subscription from the operator to enjoy the services in a second room of their house.  With the revamp, however, Ooredoo TV customers [...]