Category Archives: Pay TV

Discovery Channel open to more DStv subscribers in October

Discovery Channel will be accessible to all DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers from 11 October to 18 November 2019. According to a statement released by the company customers will enjoy content such as Gold Rush and Street Outlaws, and a special premiere of the Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg series, Why We Hate.  We [...]

Comedian Bader Saleh to lead in Arabic Comedy Central on OSN

Comedy Central will debut season 2 of Comedy Central Presents: Menna w Fina (منا و فينا), a local, unique production, starring some of the most impressive Arabic comedians in the GCC.  Recorded mainly in Dubai and Jeddah, this new season will present 12 stand up specials starring some of the best local comedians, each of [...]

Africa Magic to offer Nollywood Stars pop-up channel for DStv, GOtv subscribers

Africa Magic will release its Nollywood Stars pop-up channel for its DStv and GOtv viewers this October. The launch will be on Sunday, 6 October and will end on Wednesday, 6 November 2019. Africa Magic Nollywood Stars will offer all active DStv and GOtv Max and Plus subscribers the occasion to watch drama, comedy, suspense, [...]

SkyBet EFL Championship Games to be aired on GOtv

SkyBet English Football League Championship is the most viewed league across Europe. Viewers on GOtv will receive small bonus football from the SkyBet EFL Championship.  GOtv customers take advantage of this limited time offer to renew their subscription if you are on the GOtv Plus, Value and Lite to get upgraded to GOtv MAX. Active [...]

StarTimes introduced Tozali TV in Nigeria

StarTimes, subscribers to Nigerias leading pay TV, will experience Tozali TV, a lifestyle TV with rich cultural entertainment content in Hausa and English. Joshua Wang, Managing Director of Startimes, said subscribers in the 19 northern states, are in for a thrilling experience with Tozali TV on Channel 183. He also added, while Tozali TV made [...]

Canal+ Africa added 233,000 subscribers in the first half of 2019

Canal+ in Africa added approximately 233,000 subscribers to this database in the first half of 2019. The company has currently a fleet of 4.34 million subscribers against 4.11 at the start of the year. Compared to 2018, 568,000 subscribers have been added.  This growth certainly owes much to the exclusivity obtained by the company to [...]

Azam TV reduces prices and offer free subscriptions

PayTV giants, Azam has recently announced that they have slashed their prices by offering its customers more value for their money. The move will also see Azam TV existing customers receive free subscription following persistent appeals for more affordable kit/subscription fees. With the new changes, a full kit will cost UGX 130,000 (US$ 57) down [...]

MultiChoice to partner with PEP stores in Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has announced a new partnership with PEP Stores, a multinational retail company to bring DStv and GOtv products and services closer to subscribers in Kampala.  The partnership will offer customer service such as sales, installation services, subscription payment and purchase accessories and many more.  Patricia Kiconco, Head of Customer Experience at MultiChoice Uganda [...]

StarTimes encourages Rwandans to produce local contents

According to Officials from StarTimes Rwanda, local content producers can earn money if they innovate with new and original TV entertainment materials that can be aired on StarTimes Rwanda cable TV. StarTimes Rwanda offers over 200 bouquet channels for its subscribers. Local viewers are more interested by local novellas, series and childrens entertainment material. Unfortunately, [...]

Zee Magic available on StarTimes and Starsat in Africa

Zee Africa is bringing Bollywood entertainment to the African audience by rolling out its French General Entertainment Channel (GEC) Zee Magic on digital entertainment platforms StarTimes and Starsat. Zee Magic is available on StarTimes for the French-speaking audiences in countries such as Senegal, Gabon, Mali, Benin, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Burundi, Congo, DRC, Cameroon and Sierra [...]