Category Archives: Free to Air

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation set to air security service channel

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) says it will soon launch a security services channel as part of a cocktail of programmes planned for digital television broadcasting. ZBC chief executive officer, Patrick Mavhura told hundreds of content producers in Beitbridge that the security channel will be introduced alongside other channels such as wildlife, our country and [...]

Public broadcaster in Morocco bags the broadcasting rights for 22 international sports events

Morocco public broadcaster Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision (SNRT) has obtained the green light for the broadcasting rights for 22 international sports events held at the 2018 World Cup, said Arryadia TV Wednesday on twitter. The initiative comes as the state-owned television network concluded an agreement with beInSPORTS North Africa and the Middle [...]

SABC rebrands SABC News TV programs

The South African Broadcasting Corporations (SABC) declared that SABC News is reimagining and rebranding its programming across its television, radio and online platforms. These changes are to keep up with the fast-evolving broadcast environment and emerging digital opportunities. The broadcaster hopes that this move will position SABC News as a premium source of news in South [...]

SABC TV switches to HD ahead of World Cup

After years of waiting, the SABC is finally switching its TV channels to high definition (HD) with the South African public broadcaster upgrading the broadcast quality of its channels.  SABC1 and SABC3 will both switch from standard definition (SD) to HD from Monday 11 June, with SABC2 that will go HD sometime in July. The [...]

ZBC to launch a range of new channels

After the realization of digital migration, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) will roll out a range of new channels.  The channels will bring a change to ZBCs viewers after years of just watching one channel, ZTV. The channels will vary from history channel to religious channel to a security channel. The CEO of ZBC, Patrick Mavhura pointed out, We will increase [...]

Kwesé TV to relay all 32 African games in 2018 World Cup for free

One of the countries leading media company Kwese Television, stated that Malawians will have the opportunity to watch this years World cup games just by purchasing a Kwese decoder. The Country Manager of Kwese Television, Wonder Msiska, has certified the development will allow Malawians to watch 32 African games for free and that for them [...]

France 24 launches in Kenya on FTA platform

Paris based international news and current affairs television network France 24 has signed an agreement with SIGNET to launch its operations in Kenya. The media outlet also becomes the first international news channel to be on a digital free-to-air platform in the country. The launch comes as Kenya continues attracting international attention from investors looking [...]

GTV plans a comeback in Kenya

Ten years after exiting the market, GTV expresses its wish for a comeback on Kenyan television. According to the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA), GTV has applied for a licence to broadcast free transmission. Notice is given that the following applicant has made an application to the Communications Authority of Kenya for the grant of [...]