Tag Archives: Discovery Communications

Kwesé and Discovery Communications collaborates for broadcast in Africa

The deal is on between Econet Medias Kwesé and Discovery Communications. It is a long-term pact for Africa whereby four channels from Discovery Networks will be joining the portfolio of Kwese TV. New content will be available on the platform with the addition of the channels namely, IDX, Discovery Science, Animal Planet and DTX. Joseph [...]

OSN étend son partenariat avec Discovery avec le lancement de deux nouvelles chaînes

Le réseau de télévision payante OSN,, prolonge son partenariat avec Discovery Communications dans la région MENA avec un nouveau contrat de distribution. L’accord verra le lancement de deux nouvelles chaînes HD exclusivement pour les abonnés OSN avec plus d’heures de nouveau contenu sur le portefeuille existant de Discovery, ainsi que des droits numériques étendus pour [...]

Discovery merge distribution team with Eurosport

Discovery Communications announced its plans to merge the distribution teams of Discovery Networks and European sports network, Eurosport, in Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) to sell a joint portfolio of 22 channels across the region. The reshuffle comes after Discovery took a controlling interest in Eurosport International earlier this year, increasing [...]

Discovery to launch revamped Fatafeat in June

Discovery Communications plans to launch the revamped edition of its Arabic language free-to-air cuisine television channel, Fatafeat, on June 15, 2014. The new edition will include lifestyle and wellness into the programming mix. It will also introduce more of its international programming through Discoverys international content. For Discovery in the Middle East, this is the [...]

Discovery Channel HD to be launched on DStv next year

Discovery Communications plans to launch an HD feed of the Discovery Channel in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa on MultiChoice-owned pay TV platform, DStv. The channel will launch in the first quarter of 2014 and replace the existing Discovery HD Showcase channel. The launch of the new dedicated HD Discovery Channel is an important milestone [...]