Category Archives: Pay TV

MultiChoice launches new campaign to improve viewing experience

MultiChoice Kenya has launched a campaign called “Step Up” which will see its customers who pay and renew their current subscription benefit from a free upgrade. The offer, which started on Wednesday, will see subscribers getting into more sports, dramas, movies, TV shows, documentaries, and kids’ shows. All DStv Access, Family, Compact and Compact Plus [...]

Citi TV in Ghana goes live on DSTV

The Accra-based television station Citi TV will go online on DSTV today. A decision likely to significantly increase its audience to acquire a larger audience share. The DSTV platform operated by MultiChoice broadcasts in 50 sub-Saharan countries, including Cape Verde and Madagascar, and will give Citi TV a much wider reach. A management statement said [...]

Africa Magic aired new reality TV shows

Africa Magic launched the new year with a series of new reality shows. He recently announced that he will present three new TV shows: “Dr Laser”, “Date My Family”, “Confessions” and a new drama series – “Unmarried”. The first to be aired was “Date my Family,” a 45-minute program that began broadcast on January 5 [...]

Eros Now Partners with Eurostar for GCC countries expansion

Indian streamer Eros Now has signed a new deal with retailer Eurostar Group which operates in the MEA region, with an extensive reach into GCC countries. The retailer specializes in smart devices and value-added products across the region, and operates as a pay TV channel distributor in the Middle East. The association enables Eurostars pay [...]

StarTimes secures TV rights for Ghana Premier league

StarTimes, the pay TV broadcaster in sub-Saharan Africa acquired the broadcasting rights for the Premier League and the FA Cup in Ghana. The announcement comes just over a month since StarTimes and the Ghana Football Association agreed to mutually terminate an existing agreement for the same properties. This agreement was signed in 2017 and would [...]

StarTimes Kenya adds two new documentary channels

StarTimes Media in Kenya has added the Smithsonian and Love Nature documentary channels to its offering. Love Nature is a 24-hour wild and marine animals channel that has been made accessible to Basic and Classic bouquet customers on the terrestrial platform, as well as on the Smart and Super bouquets for satellite subscribers. The Smithsonian [...]

StarTimes acquire FA Cup rights for sub-Saharan Africa

StarTimes has acquired the rights to the English FA Cup and FA Community Shield in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement will allow the broadcaster to show the competition in all languages on its eight sports channels and on the OTT streaming service. StarTimes replaces SuperSport as the sub-Saharan home of the competition. Shi Maochu, sport director [...]

GOtv Boxing Night 20 brings WBF heavyweight title to Nigeria

The 20th edition of GOtv Boxing Night will be presented by a fight for the heavyweight title of the World Intercontinental Boxing Federation between the Nigerian American Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwarieme and the Argentinian Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte. This was announced yesterday in Lagos at a press conference by the organizers, Flykite Productions. The fight is one [...]

StarTimes to air New Crime TV series

StarTimes welcomed the new crime action television series, Paper Bolt, which is currently enjoying a massive audience on ST Nollywood Plus. The first and biggest detective series on television currently airing on episode 5 of season 1 is broadcast every Monday and Friday on ST Nollywood more at 7:30 p.m. and presents a crowd of [...]

TRACE Gospel to officially launch their dedicated gospel channel on DStv

TRACE has partnered with the MultiChoice Group to officially unveiling their dedicated gospel channel, TRACE Gospel across sub-Saharan Africa on DStv channel 332 . The dedicated channel will showcase the best of local and international gospel with music videos from various sub-genres that include Contemporary Gospel, Urban Gospel, Worship Gospel and Traditional Gospel. We are [...]