Category Archives: Pay TV

MultiChoice Kenya adds new channel to DStv Family package

MultiChoice the video entertainment and internet company with a strong presence in South Africa and across the African continent has increased the number of channels on its DStv Family Package. This move of the company is to encourage more customers to subscribe to the Family Package and to compete more efficiently with internet TV operators.  [...]

MultiChoice launches DStv WIFI Connector

MultiChoice introduced a new WiFi Connector which allows customers to connect their DStv Explora personal video recorder (PVR) decoders to the internet wirelessly. The connector comes in four years after the company first introduced the product, enabling consumers to connect their PVRs to Catch Up Plus streaming content online without having to wire the machine [...]

GOtv brings three new FTA channels to subscribers in Nigeria

In line with its role to drive the digital migration, GOtv has launched more Free-To-Air channels on its platform. The channels include the River State Television (RSTV), Edo Broadcasting Service and Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State.  RSTV is a state-owned television station on Port Harcourt which airs local entertainment and news, children, sports programmes and [...]

StarTimes live broadcasts Italian Super Cup

Popular pay TV company, StarTimes, brings live coverage of the Italian Super Cup encounter with Lazio at the Stadia Olympico and promises the Italian Scudetto winners, Juventus FC, to be the centre of attraction. Speaking about the 2017/2018 European League Season and the match fixtures, Brands and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, said StarTimes is [...]

StarTimes hypes the Digital Switch Over with Digital TV sets in Nigeria

As part of efforts deployed to encourage the transition from analogue to digital transmission in Nigeria, Startimes has made digital television sets at a lowered price, available in the country. The pay TV Company strengthened its commitment to new innovations and technologies enhancing digital TV experience for Nigerians over the years, and is now offering [...]

StarSat to broadcast new season of Bundesliga

StarSat, a digital satellite TV brand will launch the new season of the Bundesliga on the Pan-African platform. In a partnership with DFL-Supercup, StarSat will announce the showcasing of the new season in a sporty event which will be hosted at the Adidas Base in Johannesburg.  StarSat subscribers are spoilt with an array of more [...]

StarTimes to air Beijing TV dramas and movies in Zambia

StarTimes, the Chinese Pay-TV operator  launched the 2017 Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa, precisely in Lusaka, the Capital city of Zambia.  It is the fourth time that the Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa is launched, and the first time was it done in Zambia. The countrys audience [...]

Canal+ acquired rights to broadcast Turkish Football for A+ Sport channel

Canal+, the French pay TV operator, has secured exclusive rights to distribute Turkish Top-Tier football via A+ Sport channel in Sub-Saharan Africa. Distribution rights of Turkish Süper Lig, was secured by the Vivendi-owned operator, the matches will be aired in French to sub-Saharan Africa for the next three seasons from August. Canal+ said that the [...]

MultiChoice Malawi grows local content by launching Times TV on DStv

Malawis first private and independent television station, Times TV, has been launched on DStv. Times TV will be available in all DStv packages.  This partnership confirms the commitment Multichoice undertook to provide viewers with exclusive local programs, a growing demand, according to Times TVs CEO, Leonnard Chikadya. He added that the launch of the station [...]

Eutelsat renews agreement with Digiturk

Eutelsat Communications and Digiturk, have re-established a multi-year multi-transponder agreement on the Eutelsat 7A satellite. This extends a collaboration that began in 2000 with the launch of Turkeys first pay-TV platform.  Digiturk is the largest pay-TV operator in Turkey. The company has confirmed it will use 17 transponders on the Eutelsat 7A satellite to broadcast [...]