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Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

Discovery offers ‘Real Time’ And ‘Discovery Family’ To StarTimes subscribers across Africa

Discovery, Inc. rolls out channel Real Time across Africa. Since 15 April 2019, the female general entertainment channel is available on StarTimes, alongside Discovery Family which has been accessible on the StarTimes platform since December 2018. The statement follows Discoverys recent renewal with StarTimes earlier this year, which involved the launch of ST Real Time and Discovery [...]

StarTimes bags deals with Discovery and Fox

To ensure the delivering of quality content to its customers, cable TV operator, StarTimes signed deals with both Discovery and Fox to bring high quality entertainment to viewers across Africa through TV and OTT platform. Amanda Turnbull, Vice President and General Manager for Discovery in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), and StarTimes Head of [...]

Naked and Afraid: Savage the African Adventure begins on Discovery

Matt Wright is back as the Discovery Channel has given him the hardest challenge theyve ever given a survivalist: to survive by himself for 40 days in Africa. And yes, hell be buck naked. The mini-episodes of the appropriately named Naked and Afraid: Savage will premiere exclusively on the Discovery GO app on Sundays during the [...]

Discovery Networks brings Smighties to MENA

Discovery Networks secured the rights to animated childrens show Smighties in the Middle East and North Africa from Imira Entertainment. Smighties is a comedy-adventure coproduced by Herotainment and Toonz Media Group. The Discovery deal covers 25 Middle Eastern territories and includes English and Arabic versions of the show. The series, which launched on YouTube Kids [...]

Discovery Kids to bring Plim Plim in MENA soon

The licensing deal has been inked between Smilehood Media and Discovery Kids. As a result, the musical preschool animation, Plim Plim from Argentina, will make its way onto the channel of Discovery Kids in the regions of the Middle East North Africa. The animated series is set to be kicked off starting January, next year [...]

Discovery to launch mystery channel in 105 CEEMEA markets

Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) plans to launch a new mystery and suspense channel, ID Xtra, in SD and HD in 105 markets across the region from the second quarter of 2014. There is increased demand and opportunity in the market for factual mystery and suspense content which we [...]