Category Archives: Free to Air

Zimbabwe grants operating license to Kwesé TV

Zimbabwean Government has licensed telecommunication company Kwese TV, a development which is thought to bring competition to DStv. KweseTV is changing the face of television as it is believed to bring to life the concept of TV everywhere and anywhere.  Econet Wireless Zimbabwe employees were given decoders while Kwese TV readies the launch of the [...]

SABC gained rights to broadcast NBA Africa Game 2017

SABC announced it has secured rights to broadcast the National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa Game 2017 which will take place during the weekend at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg.  SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago said, The NBA Africa Game pits NBA players of African origin versus the NBA players from the rest of the world. Dirk [...]

BISCON TV debuts on GOtv

BISCON TV, a lifestyle and entertainment television channel that showcases sports, business, politics, lifestyle, culture, arts and entertainment and celebrates the Nigerian people is making its debut on GOtv. John Ugbe, the Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria said on the addition of the channel, We are committed to giving our subscribers a variety of local content [...]

Arabsat launched its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat, the Middle East satellite operator launched its free-to-air (FTA) DVB-S2 platform for both broadcasters and viewers, offering a range of HD international TV channels. The channels will reach homes with a minimum receive dish size across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. In his comments, [...]

Arabsat launched its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat, the Middle East satellite operator launched its free-to-air (FTA) DVB-S2 platform for both broadcasters and viewers, offering a range of HD international TV channels. The channels will reach homes with a minimum receive dish size across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. In his comments, [...]

Arabsat launched its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat, the Middle East satellite operator launched its free-to-air (FTA) DVB-S2 platform for both broadcasters and viewers, offering a range of HD international TV channels. The channels will reach homes with a minimum receive dish size across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. In his comments, [...]

Bamba Sport channel to broadcast KPL

Free to Air channel Bamba Sport has announced a Sh36.7 million partnerships with Kenyan Premier League (KPL). Under the agreement, KPL matches will be aired live on Bamba Sport, Kiss TV, and Radio Jambo as from next week.  The acquisition of the top tier league adds two local football products on Bamba Sport after the [...]

Kenyan FTA channels on DTT platform reduced to 60

The number of Kenyan free-to-air television channels on the digital terrestrial platform fell to 60 from 66 at the end of December 2016. The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) said the financials constraints hitting the six television channels are the main cause of this problem. Digital migration ended in March 2015 but has left some [...]

TV5 Monde channels launch on Arabsat FTA

The French international Broadcaster TV5 Monde has begun broadcasting TV5 Monde Maghreb Orient HD and TV5Monde Style HD on the newly launched Arabsat Free-to-air DVB-S2 platform.   Arabsat continues to be the supporting pillar of the HD movement in the Middle East & North Africa. Indeed, we rely on our international partners like TV5 Monde to [...]

Kwesé partners with NTA to bring FIFA to Nigerians

The pan-African broadcast network, Kwesé TV partnered with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) to deliver the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 to Nigerians audiences for free on the Kwesé Free Sports channel.  As from Sunday 2 July 2017, Kwesé will broadcast the worlds finest soccer stars together with into the homes of Nigerian soccer lovers, as [...]