Tag Archives: Canal Plus

400 000 illegal access to pay-tv channels in Senegal according to Canal+

Over 400,000 households in Senegal pay for illegal access to TV channels according to Sébatien Punturello, director general of Canal+ Senegal. Piracy of Canal + channels occurred during the redistribution process of cable networks or by the use of counterfeit and unauthorized set-top-boxes. “400 000 households received TV channels for which they paid but are [...]

Canal+ selects Eutelsat to deliver DTT services in Africa

Canal+ Overseas has leased transponder capacity over Eutelsat 3B satellite to introduce Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) services in Africa. Eutelsat 3B satellite will broadcast a new package of DTT services which will be transmitted to DTT transmitters in approximately ten French-speaking African countries. Canal+ Overseas has leased a 72MHz transponder on the satellite that will [...]

Canalsat to broadcast Nollywood TV

Vivendi-owned French pay-TV operator, Canal Plus, has entered an agreement with distributor of themed and ethnic TV channels, Thema, to broadcast the African fiction TV channel, Nollywood TV, for the first time on satellite. Nollywood TV will be broadcast on Canalsat, channel 39, via satellite, ADSL and on the web. The channel will be available [...]

Canal Plus broadcasts NBA games in Africa

Vivendi-owned French pay-TV operator, Canal Plus, is broadcasting US basketball games from the NBA on its Canal Plus and Canal Plus Sport channels in around 20 African countries including Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and Cameroon, since January 1 this year. Three matches are programmed for the first day, including two pre-recorded games. During the rest of [...]