Category Archives: Broadcasters

Broadcasters in Africa select SynProNize dramas for Africa

Broadcasters in Africa including StarTimes and e.tv have selected dramas from Dubai-based producer and distributor SynProNize. Free-to-air channel e.tv licensed romantic drama series Piya Naam Ka Diya (All for Love), African pay TV platform StarTimes picked up Swaragini (A Tale of Two Sisters) and Gathbandhan (The Odd Couple) and Onua TV in Ghana acquired Cello. [...]

Zimbabwe issues six new TV licences

Zimbabwe has awarded free-to-air television licenses to six companies as part of government efforts to bring more players into the broadcasting sector that is currently dominated by the public broadcaster. Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) chairman, Charles Sibanda stated that among those awarded licenses was Zimpapers Television Network owned by the state-run diversified media group [...]

Eutelsat launched new EPG for free-to-air broadcasters in MENA

Satellite operator, Eutelsat has successfully, launched Sat.tv, an enhanced electronic programme guide (EPG) for free-to-air channels. The service is already operating at the 7/8° West orbital position, serving over 56 million Arabic-speaking homes across the Middle East and North Africa and is being progressively deployed at other Eutelsat video positions. All channels are automatically installed [...]

MBC to premiere new documentary via Shahid

Shahid, MBCs streaming platform will air the TV series Beirut: 6:07 starting October 17. Produced by Imagic Groups The Big Picture Studio, the series will pay tribute to the casualties of the Beirut port explosion via 15 short stories inspired by true events. Each episode will tell the story of a victim, survivor, through the [...]

MBC to air new Arabic reality TV show in MENA

The first season of the Arabic edition of The Voice Senior will premiere on MBC1 channel starting the month of October. The show will air every Wednesdays and will have artist Melhem Zain, Moroccan singer Samira Said and Lebanese singer Najwa Karam as jury members. The concept of The Voice Senior is based on The [...]

MTN Nigeria partnered with music streaming platform TIDAL

MTN Nigeria announced a new partnership with TIDAL, global music and entertainment streaming platform. The membership will allow MTN subscribers to receive free 30 day to access music, videos, concerts, interviews and other news regarding their favourite artists across the world. Chief Digital Officer, MTN Nigeria, Srinivas Rao, said, “MTN has always been supportive of [...]