Category Archives: DTH

New FTA Satellite TV, PremiumFree TV to launch in South Africa

PremiumFree, a free-to-air satellite television, is set to launch in South Africa on May 1, 2021, with 18 channels. PremiumFree has been available in West Africa (Ghana and Nigeria) since late 2018, but is now expanding a 25-channel bouquet of free channels to South Africa after it secured transponder space on Intelsats IS20 satellite. Broadcasting [...]

Eutelsat selected by AfricaXP for DTH satellite services across Sub-Saharan Africa

Channel network and content distributor AfricaXP has signed multi-year agreements with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for Ku-band capacity on two Eutelsat satellites, positioned at 16° East and 7° East. This capacity will enable AfricaXP to extend the reach of its DTH free-to-air TV platform, Premium.Free. Currently broadcast in West Africa, the platform will leverage [...]

Eutelsat sealed deal with Orao Telecom Congo for DTH-OTT content delivery

On the inaugural day of the AfricaCom 2019 conference, Eutelsat Communications announced the signing of a multi-year contract with Orao Telecom Congo for video capacity on one of its satellites located at 7 ° East, a privileged position for ‘Africa. A first for the African continent, Orao Telecom Congo also joined Eutelsat CIRRUS for distribution [...]