Category Archives: Interview AME

“France 24 to invest more in local content for Africa”

Q. Can you give us a broad overview of France 24 activities in Africa? A. France 24 is the French public international broadcaster and we also have a radio station called RFI, and Monte Carlo Doualiya, which is broadcasting in Arabic.Regarding Africa, we have two channels available in 14 languages. Up to 18% of our audience comes [...]

“Eutelsat to announce two more deals for DTT transition in Africa”

Q. Can you briefly present Eutelsat operations in Africa? A. Eutelsat is one of the three global satellite operators and I head the video development business. Eutelsat have a very strong position in Africa with more than 50% market share and we distribute around 12000 channels. Q. The hot topic in Africa is digital migration process [...]

Kanal D to launch its own English drama channel in Africa

Q. Can you give us a broad overview of Kanal D activities? A. Kanal D is one of the largest media organization in Turkey. We own a major Free-to-Air broadcaster, a Pay TV operator, and a news network which is the Turkish version of CNN network. Moreover, we have a production company along with newspapers and [...]

Trace is strengthening its offer for the African continent

In an exclusive interview with NexTV News Africa, Olivier Laouchez, CEO of Trace, revealed about its number of young subscribers amounting to 100 million with its presence in Europe, Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean. Having the urban culture as its core business, Trace is targeting one billion subscribers. With its massive investment into [...]

Mark Rooney: “We have enabled operators to get more value out the STBs in Nigeria”

Mark Rooney, Vice President- Business Development and Solutions at Inview Technology Limited speak to NexTV News AME about Inviews Nigerian project. He further revealed that the company is very busy undertaking sales activities on the African continent. Q.Can you tell us more about your Nigerian project which also represent a low ARPU country? A. As [...]