Category Archives: Pay TV

Telenova series ‘Asintado’ available on StarTimes Nigeria

Asintado, the telenovela series is airing on StarTimes Novela E Plus, Channel 128 and 057. The new telenovela series, Asintado is broadcasted every Friday to Sunday at 6:50 pm African Time and offers an amazing, interesting and a one of a kind watching experience. According to StarTimes Content Manager, Abosede Adewara, the series is based [...]

SuperSport launched an Olympic Channel on its website

SuperSport has launched an Olympic Channel section on its website where viewers will be able to watch all Olympic-themed original series and documentaries all commissioned by the Olympic Channel. SuperSport has the rights agreement with International Olympic Committee (IOC) for both the Olympic and the Young Olympic Games until 2024. With Tokyo 2020 just over [...]

StarTimes acquires exclusive rights for Copa América in Africa

Pay TV operator StarTimes has seized exclusive broadcasting rights for CONMEBOL Copa América Brazil 2019 in Sub-Saharan Africa. The 46th edition of Copa America will be held in five cities in Brazil on June 14 to July 7. Twelve teams will be in competition including two guests, Japan and Qatar. The Sports Director of StarTimes, [...]

StarTimes to air 2019 African Freestyle Football Championships

StarTimes who struck a partnership with the 2019 African Freestyle Football Championships, will broadcast the competition to over 20 million viewers. The Public Relation Manager of StarTimes, Kunmi Balogun said that there were about eight million viewers of the last edition in 2018, hence, the society hoped to exceed the past record due to the [...]

MultiChoice & Icasa fight over Pay Tv laws

Following Icasa recent inquiry into subscription of TV broadcasting services where findings highlight ways to improve competition and lower subscription prices in the pay-TV market, the pay TV market inquiry and sports broadcasting regulations both pose a risk for MultiChoice, as the companys DStv and SuperSport brands often acquire exclusive broadcasting rights to major sporting [...]

DStv & GOtv to broadcast UEFA Champions League

UEFA Champion League final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool will be aired on Saturday via DStv and GOtv. The live broadcast of the match will allow fans to build their own programming by including highlights of the games and will have access to a wide range of the pre-match shows including half hour highlights of [...]

StarTimes to air Plus TV in Africa

Plus TV Africa, a 24-Hour news channel, will now broadcast across all of Africa via StarTimes platform. According to StarTimes, the performance of the channel is superior since its launch and upgrade where it is expected to reach over 30 African countries.  StarTimes Nigeria CEO, David Zhang, Plus TV Africa has done well during [...]