Category Archives: Pay TV

Saudi Sports Company rolls out SSC channels and partners with MBC to broadcast sports competitions

The Saudi Sports Company has launched satellite sports channels and sealed a contract with the MBC Group to provide broadcasting services for these channels and to transmit the events of the Saudi competitions (Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup Prince Mohammed bin Salman Professional Cup League Saudi Super Cup), for the upcoming [...]

beIN SPORTS to deliver biggest coverage worldwide of the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 with over 3,000 hours of exclusive MENA programming

beIN MEDIA GROUP, the global sports and entertainment broadcaster and its flagship sports channel beIN SPORTS is set to exclusively broadcast the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 from 23 July to 8 August 2021 across the 24 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with 3,000 hours of planned coverage – the biggest worldwide. [...]

OSN selects Comcast Technology Solutions for its streaming service in MENA

The OSN Streaming App is a direct-to-consumer, subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, powered by Comcast Technology Solutions, that enables viewers to watch shows across connected TVs, computers, smartphones, and tablets. Comcast Technology Solutions, a division of Comcast Cable provides media and entertainment technology to content providers, operators, and advertisers, has announced that its Cloud TV Suite serves the back-end platform [...]

DStv and GOtv to air Tokyo Olympics across Africa

DStv and GOtv viewers can look forward to the Summer Olympic Games 2020, which will run from 23 July to Sunday, 8 August in Tokyo, Japan. DStv will feature eight dedicated channels with SuperSport Football Plus becoming Olympic Channel 1, while SuperSport Premier League, La Liga, Football, Variety 1, Variety 2, Variety 3 and Variety [...]

beIN Sports draws over 1billion viewers during UEFA Euro 2020 and COPA America 2021

According to IPSOS figures, beIN Sports saw a total of 100+ million viewers tune in across both finals on Sunday 11 July – with the unforgettable UEFA EURO 2020 England vs. Italy and the COPA America 2021 Brazil vs. Argentina matches receiving 64.4 million viewers and 36.1 million respectively. Additionally, France, Italy, Germany, and Portugal [...]

Canal+ and Universal Music Africa partner with Digster Africa

CANAL+ is partnering with Universal Music Africa (UMA) to celebrate music and introduce Digster Africa, UMA’s 100% African streaming platform, to its subscribers in Africa. From 1 to 31 July, each Canal+ Bouquets subscriber who renews their subscription will receive 1 month of free access to the Digster Africa application, in order to discover and [...]

StarTimes to offer bonus content to Nyota bouquet subscribers

StarTimes Media has unveiled an aggressive reward programme that will see Nyota bouquet subscribers the platforms lowest package, enjoy six additional channels which are reserved for higher bouquets upon full month or more subscription renewal at the same cost of Ksh.299. StarTimes Media has unveiled an aggressive reward programme that will see Nyota bouquet [...]

ABS-CBN TV shows now available in Africa via StarTimes

Philippine media and entertainment company ABS-CBN Corporation hit action series are now broadcasted in Sub-Saharan Africa on the StarTimes channel. The company said its primetime action series Brothers can now be accessible in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Madagascar, among many others, while Fists of Fate began airing in as many countries in Africa last May. [...]

beIN Sports bags 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup broadcasting rights

beIN Sports has bagged the exclusive broadcast rights to this years Concacaf Gold Cup 2021 in 24 countries. The matches will be broadcasted in France, Turkey, the Middle East & North Africa, and APAC (excluding Australia and Indonesia). The Concacaf Gold Cup is the main association football competition of the national football teams, which determines [...]