Monthly Archives: November 2017

e.tv stop airing WWE South Africa

e.tv announced WWE no longer be airing on the its channels from 1 September 2017. However, the broadcaster announced earlier last week that it will be airing long-running soapie ‘Days of our Lives’ on OpenView HD and DStv from 4 September. In a media statement the channel announced that it will not be renewing its [...]

Canal + deploys Easy TV in the Democratic Republic of Congo

CANAL + is pleased to announce the roll-out of its Easy TV digital quality offering in Matadi, the capital of Kongo Central Province. Through this unique solution deployed by Telenum DRC, the ambition is to offer quality content at an affordable price for the greatest number. After its successful launch in Lubumbashi and Kinshasa in [...]

MultiChoice Nigeria offering free subscription

MultiChoice Nigeria has disclosed that starting from today to the 26th, its viewer that pays for two extra month subscription on GOtv and DSTV platform will enjoy one-month free subscription of any bouquet they paid for. This news fell even as the company revealed its festive promotion for consumers across the country with the #12GoodReasons [...]

Play TV partners up with BBC for launch in Nigeria

Play TV has hosted a crew from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Lagos to discuss partnership on content creation prior to its launch in Nigeria. PLAY, formerly known as CONSAT, is an African urbane media and entertainment company which aims to be a leader in digital TV programming through the offering of carefully selected [...]

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 [...]