Category Archives: Pay TV

StarTimes joins Pay Tv market in Ethiopia

The Chinese multinational company, StarTimes, launched direct paid broadcast satellite service, making it the other player in the market besides DStv. Bridgetech Broadcasting & Media Plc, the local exclusive agent of StarTimes, started selling subscriptions to customers last week. StarTimes is based in Beijing and was established in 1988. Bridgetech obtained a license from the Ethiopian Broadcasting [...]

Kwesé TV sealed deal with WorldRemit

WorldRemit, the digital money transfer service, has signed a deal with Pan-African broadcaster Kwesé TV to use the power of football to scale up its global operations and help more people save money on international transfers. This deal will see WorldRemit feature on Kwesés sports content platform, Kwesé Sports, during the FIFA World Cup, English [...]

MultiChoice unveils a Major Pan-African Initiative for Film & Television Industry

MultiChoice Africa, the video entertainment services provider, recently announced a bold new Pan-African social investment initiative the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) aimed at igniting and growing Africas creative industries into vibrant, economic centers. The chairman of MultiChoice Uganda, Steven Musoke claimed, The African development story has long been defined by investment in the vast mineral [...]

StarTimes launched its video streaming service in Nigeria

Africas digital TV operator StarTimes announced the launch of its App video streaming service in Nigeria. The first 40000 users will have the privilege to enjoy a very attractive pre-order offer for watching World Cup on StarTimes App to mark the launching of the new service. The OTT Operation Director of StarTimes, Tony Tuo commented [...]

OSN collaborates with Zain Iraq to launch Wavo in Iraq

OSN, Dubai-based pay tv operator has signed a collaboration agreement with Zain Iraq to give Zain Iraq customers access to its online TV service, WAVO. Speaking about the agreement, Ali Al Zahed, CEO, Zain Iraq, declared, This partnership with OSN is complementary to Zain Iraqs strategy to drive our business and marketing operations towards new [...]

Kwesé TV launches two mobile apps in Zimbabwe

Econet Media, parent company of Kwesé TV, launched two applications to reinforce its presence on the broadcast space before the World Cup. The pay-TV operator unveiled Kwesé Play TV and Kwesé iFlix. According to Econet, both apps will allow Kwesé TV’s subscribers to enjoy a wide range of TV programs, whether on the road or [...]

Kwesé partners with Orange Liberia to introduce premium affordable pay-tv

Econet Medias dynamic content business, Kwesé TV sealed deal with Orange Liberia to introduce the best entertainment and sports and make its first to market, exclusive, premium affordable pay television available to Liberians. Kwesé is a multi-platform and multi-screen broadcast network which gives subscribers access to the full spectrum of programming on Kwesé TV across [...]