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Nigerian ACTV signs multi-year deal with Spacecom

Newly launched Nigerian Direct-to-Home (DTH) pay-TV company, African Cable Television (ACTV), has signed a multi-year contract with Israel-based Spacecoms Amos-5 satellite to distribute its content throughout the country over Ku-band from the 17° East position. ACTV is primed to become a force of change in Nigerias communications sector and Spacecom is pleased to be their [...]

ACTV to debut in Nigeria on Dec 1

A new Nigerian Direct-to-Home (DTH) pay-TV company, African Cable Television (ACTV), has announced its plans to commence operations on December 1, 2014 offering four packages, namely, ACTV prime, ACTV family, ACTV Family Max and ACTV Premium. The new pay-TV service aims to promote local content in the era of global digital broadcasting. The management also [...]

FreeVision goes live in South Africa

Sentech, the state owned signal distributor for South African broadcasting, has today launched FreeVision, its universal access direct-to-home satellite platform previously known as Vivid. The FreeVision bouquet includes 36 television channels and 16 radio channels – largely the same line-up Sentech offered under Vivid, although CEO Setumo Mohapi said the service could carry content for new pay TV broadcasters such as [...]