Category Archives: Free to Air

Nation Media Group and TV Media Sport announce new partnership in Kenya

TV Media Sport (TVMS), the long-time free-to-air media rights partner of World Athletics in Sub-Saharan Africa and Nation Media Group (NMG), one of the most prominent independent media houses in East and Central Africa, today announced partnership that makes NTV, one of the leading television stations in Kenya, the official and exclusive free-to-air broadcast partner [...]

CN Arabic to switch to Eutelsat 7 West A in MENA

In order to continue watch CN Arabic without interruption, Arabic-speaking viewers must recalibrate the frequency of their satellite TV receivers. Cartoon Network Arabic is now getting its transponder North African satellite to the satellite Eutelsat 7 West A7.3 °w. The shift, which began on March 27, will end on April 27. During this time, CN [...]

Spacetoon inks deal with Pocket.watch to air kids’ shows in MENA

Kids channel Spacetoon has inked a licensing deal with Pocket.watch, a digital media studio that specialises in extending kids and family YouTube stars and characters into global franchises, to be the master consumer product licensing agent in the MENA region for the brand Love, Diana. Besides becoming the CP licensing agent of Love, Diana in MENA, Spacetoon has also [...]

SABC and Openview ink a new channel-carriage deal in SA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and eMedia Investments, the company behind free-to-air satellite service Openview, have announced a new distribution deal that will boost both companies in the free-to-air category of television broadcasting. The collaboration between South Africas fastest-growing satellite network and SAs most established broadcaster signals a seismic shift in the countrys broadcasting [...]

SABC and Openview ink a new channel-carriage deal in SA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and eMedia Investments, the company behind free-to-air satellite service Openview, have announced a new distribution deal that will boost both companies in the free-to-air category of television broadcasting. The collaboration between South Africas fastest-growing satellite network and SAs most established broadcaster signals a seismic shift in the countrys broadcasting [...]

Spacetoon introduces programming block for mothers and preschoolers in MENA

Family edutainment content creator, provider & streaming platform Spacetoon has introduced a new programming block targeting mothers and their preschool-aged kids on its free-to-air TV channel and Spacetoon Go online streaming service. Spacetoon will be the first Arab kids TV channel to launch such a co-watching block. Content will stream every day from 7 a.m. [...]

Multimedia Group acquires free-to-air Euro 2020 rights in Ghana

Multimedia Group has acquired free-to-air television and radio rights of UEFA Euro 2020, which will be aired in June and July this year. Abdulai Awudu, General Manager of Adom Brands at the Multimedia Group said, This agreement is testament to The Multimedia Groups unrivalled quest to always provide quality content in whatever genre to listeners [...]

AEB and EBC channels now available on Ethiosat

SES, the global content connectivity solutions company, announced that the Ethiosat platform is now airing all channels of the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) exclusively, comprising of Ethiopias most popular channels such as EBS, ETV News and FANA TV. The variety of lifestyle, news, sport and educational channels [...]