Author Archives: Neeraj Rambojun

Direct-to-Home service launched by NIGCOMSAT

In partnership with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), the Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd has launched Direct-to-Home (DTH) services on Thursday in Abuja. Information on the launch was stated by Mr Adamu Idris, the Head, Public Affairs Department of NIGCOMSAT. DTH which refers to distribution of multi-channel television programmes in KU Band by using [...]

Expulsion of Animal Planet from DStv

After 14 years channel Animal Planet is being picked out and put aside from MultiChoice DStv satellite pay-TV service. On Thursday MultiChoice confirmed that Animal Planet is being removed. By the end of December, the channel will see an end. The channel started back in 2003 and in December 2015 it was cut and removed [...]

VUZU AMP being replaced by 1Magic

As of 29th of January 2018, VUZU AMP, which is available on DStv Premium will be known as 1Magic. Three years after launching the M-Net AMP and M-Net Edge channels, M-Net and DStv are terminating VUZU AMP. 1Magic (DStv 103) will deliver the hottest local and international entertainment to DStv Premium and DStv Compact+ customers [...]

UEFA Champions League is secured for DStv viewers in Africa by SuperSport

Africa is well-known for the love and passion for football and a destination of Africas soccer lovers, SuperSport has confirmed that it has successfully renewed the broadcast right to the distinguished UEFA Champions League for DStv subscribers. They confirmed a three-year agreed partnership with the rights holders. Thus, through the revived partnership, DStv subscribers will [...]

Showmax was announced for PS4

Showmax new app has been launched last month for the worlds best-selling gaming console, Sony PlayStation 4. The Homegrown video-on-demand service is now available to PS4 owners in South Africa. The addition, it means that PS4 and PS4 Pro owners can watch on-demand TV shows and movies with no need to buy new equipment. Showmax [...]

OSN Ultimate Entertainment is launched by Batelco

Batelco, Bahrain Telecommunications Company, announced the launch of a new package called TV OSN Ultimate Entertainment. This is the enhancement in the wide range of viewing options that offers Batelco. The package is set to a price of USD32 per month. The price is a real deal in terms of value for money for a [...]

StarTimes to air FIFA Club World Cup

StarTimes is bringing the live coverage of the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup to all football enthusiasts. As part of its commitment to broadcast sporting content to its growing number of subscribers, the Pay TV company has promised to broadcast the remaining matches of the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup in the country. The tournament [...]

Ooredoo Kuwait launches Shamel Home offer

Ooredoo announced the launch of Shamel Home which is comprehensive plan that offers customers with fixed and mobile internet in addition to online digital entertainment content from beIN, OSN and STARZPLAY. This plan consists of 10 Mbps fixed internet and unlimited capacity of FASTtelco, company owned by Ooredoo Kuwait. This part of the plan will [...]

Afri Health TV added up to satellite channels in Ethiopia

Afri Health TV which was established to air medical TV show productions is now starting a 24-hour transmission. The production will start in Amharic, but the company has planned to encompass English and French languages both to attract African spectators in the long run. Afri Health Tv geographically covers Ethopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Malawi, [...]

DEOD partners with US Entertainment Studios to bring content to South Africa

DEOD (Internet service Digital Entertainment on Demand) by Discover Digital, has made content agreement with Los Angeles-based Entertainment Studios in order to bring new programmes to South Africa. The Entertainment Studios programmes to be launched on DEOD include a mix of stand-up comedy, shorter form comedies, sitcoms, daytime and reality TV series and courtroom reality [...]