Category Archives: Pay TV

Multichoice rolls out E.Africa talents academy in Nigeria

MultiChoice has recently launched in Lagos alongside its partners, stakeholders, dignitaries and industry professionals, the long awaited ceremony for E.Africa talents academy. A 12-month training programme at the academy which will begin as from this month and will allow 20 candidates to develop their talents, get in touch with industry professionals to acquire theoretical knowledge, [...]

MultiChoice to close down DStv Mobile in SA

MultiChoice is closing its DStv Mobile service in South Africa at the end of October. The company is cancelling its DStv DVB-H mobile pay-TV service with the outmoded DStv Walka and DStv Drifta that will no longer be available at the end of the month. MultiChoice declared when it started DStv Mobile, the technology was [...]

DStv to stop airing Sony channel and Sony Max as from end of October

MultiChoice will withdraw at the end of October the Sony Channel and Sony MAX channels of its bouquets on DStv. In fact, the pay-TV operator has not renewed its distribution contract with Sony Pictures Television Networks, whose channels would have a rather repetitive program schedule. Already in 2016, MultiChoice Africa removed the two channels, added [...]

Canal+ Advertising unveils its offers in Mali

Canal + Advertising, the advertising agency of Canal + International in partnership with Impact Media and Canal + Mali recently presented its advertising offers to advertisers and economic operators in Mali. This will provide them different opportunities for media exposure on the Canal+ bouquets. With impactful thematic offers to cover all different targets, Canal + [...]

Kwesé Free Sports to beam Petrolex Kanu Cup 2018 in Nigeria

The Kanu Heart Foundation in collaboration with Masters Football, will this week present the Petrolex Kanu Cup 2018 to raise funds for the foundation. Kwesé has acquired exclusive broadcast rights to offer live coverage of the game. The charity soccer match which kicks off on Sunday 30 September at the Hive Stadium, London pits Premier [...]

StarTimes rolls out app to increase HIV/AIDS awareness in Kenya

Digital television company StarTimes has introduced a mobile online video application that intends to increase HIV/AIDS awareness among the Kenyan youth. In collaboration with UNAIDS, the two associations propose to scout technology and innovation to unroll HIV/AIDS related content as more youngsters are now prone to watching and streaming contents via their mobile phones. The [...]

StarTimes will beam live African Freestyle Football competition

StarTimes will broadcast live the first ever African Freestyle Football competition in Nigeria from 13 to 15 September to its over 10 million subscribers across Africa. The tournament is accessible to freestylers all over Africa, beginning with the qualifying rounds and Nigerian championship on September 13- 14 at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel [...]

Kwesé Zimbabwe launches a promotion for its 1 year of existence

Last year, Kwesé started business in Zimbabwe around this time. It wasnt an easy task for Kwesé to enter Zimbabwe. During that time, it was imperative for Kwese to start broadcasting in Zimbabwe, the home of Strive Masiyiwa. Yet in other African countries like Ghana, South Africa etc, Kwesé started business quite smoothly. To celebrate its 1 year of existence, Kwesé [...]

Zee TV targets Rwandan market with Afro-Indian content

Zee TV with business in Rwanda is planning to combine content from Rwanda and other African countries to produce a fusion of Afro-Indian story lines for their audience around the world. The TV channel, which already has 242 000+ hours of content, 3500 movie titles, 40 channels in India and 40 international channels broadcasted in [...]