Category Archives: General TV

Vision 4 channel to launch soon in Togo

The television channel Vision 4 will soon join the Togolese audiovisual landscape. The information was communicated on June 13, after a hearing granted by the President of Togo to Jean-Pierre Amougou Belinga, the owner of the channel. The businessman presented his Vision 4 installation project to the Head of State, who declared to be in [...]

DRC restored all TV frequencies in Congo

Started a few months ago, the process of restitution of TV and radio frequencies, plundered in Congo by neighboring DRC, is now complete. Lambert Mende Omalanga, the communications ministers of the DRC, handed over to counterpart of Congo, Thierry Lézin Moungalla, an official letter announcing that all the frequencies were restored. “To date, I have [...]

Globecomm bags five-year contract to transmit Alhurra TV in MENA

Globecomm was awarded a five-year contract by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) in support of the Middle East Broadcasting Network (MBN). Globecomm will supply satellite transponder, teleport, and terrestrial fiber services for transmitting MBNs Alhurra TV HD and SD video and Radio Sawa audio content to the Middle East and North Africa. Alhurra and [...]

SES extends its reach in Nigeria to over 11 million TV Homes

Satellite operator SES exceptionally increased its technical reach in Nigeria to over 11 million TV homes in 2017, up from three million in 2015. The recent Satellite Monitor research has enabled to obtain a growth figure, a market study done by SES to provide awareness on the broadcasting industry and on SESs reach in the [...]

SatADSL and Camtel collaborate to connect Cameroon

A new alliance between SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT service via satellite, and Camtel- Cameroons national telecommunications provider was concluded to provide satellite connectivity across Cameroon. This partnership will be followed by a trial of SatADSLs range of competitive satellite connectivity solutions across a variety of public and private enterprises and communities in Cameroon. [...]

Quite Bright Films Lifestyle and Sony Pictures TV announce co-development deal

International award-winning production house, Quite Bright Films Lifestlye (QBFL)., and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) today announced a multi-project deal to co-develop unscripted cookery formats that will have international appeal. SPT will also distribute the series. Formed by Daniel Prior, Creative Director, and Kiran Jethwa, Director, QBLF is an award-winning production house based in Nairobi, Kenya.  [...]

Abu Dhabi Media Hub bags a deal with Arabsat for broadcasters in MENA

Broadcasters within the MENA region will be able to stream their shows to millions of Arabsat viewers around the world after the organisation agreed to establish a satellite uplink-platform from twofour54 Abu Dhabi. This new deal will enable Arabsat and twofour54 to launch a new set of satellite TV channels on the Badr-4 satellite. Khalid [...]