Category Archives: Pay TV

Disney+ Originals to launch on OSN in UAE

Disney+ content will be available for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa on regional pay television and online streaming service provider OSN as from April 9. Disney+ original catalogue will include hit show ‘The Mandalorian’, which will be available on OSN’s pay television and online streaming services in 17 regional markets, [...]

beIN Sports offers free entertainment upgrades in MENA

beIN Sports subscribers will be given complimentary upgrade to the premium package with access to entertainment content until June 30. At this incredibly challenging time, we know people and families across the MENA region are looking for inspiration, light relief and something positive to keep them going, announced Yousef Al Obaidly, CEO of beIN Media [...]

StarTimes to provide one-month free subscription in Nigeria

StarTimes Nigeria is offering a one-month free to view service for four local television stations on its platform for active and non-active subscribers. The local stations include the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Silverbird News 24, Channels Television (AIT), and Africa Independent Television (AIT). StarTimes also announced the debut of the nations leading entertainment station, Ebony [...]

OSN to launch online Arabic content during Ramadan

Pay TV network OSN has communicated a wide range of line-up of Arabic premium content on its platform from April. It will continue to air the Turkish Comedy/ Romance, AlHob Wartta (AKA Afili Ask) starring Caglar Ertugrul, Burcu Özberk and Benian Dönmez. The series, available in Arabic and Turkish languages (with Arabic subtitles), will be [...]

DStv and GOtv to launch new pop up channel TOONAMI

DStv and GOtv has come up with the launch of a new DSTV Pop-Up channel, TOONAMI, the Home of Superheroes Channel. WarnerMedias TOONAMI has existed across Africa for the past three years and targets especially kids between the ages of eight and 12, offering non-stop and 24-hour programming such as DC Comics Batman, Superman, The [...]

NHK World Japan to launch on DStv in Nigeria

NHK World Japan will be launched on DStv as a new lifestyle channel in April. The channel, which will air on DStv channel 431 will showcase a variety of arts and culture, current affairs, dramas, documentaries, sport and much more. Were thrilled to have a channel with such a unique content offering join our platforms, [...]

DStv to launch Easter pop-up channel

DStv is launching a new, pop up channel catering for various Christianity groupings on 9 April. The channel is called Africa Easter channel and is in collaboration with the renowned TBN Africa, DStv Channel 343.  In South Africa alone, there is over 80% worshippers who celebrate Easter, hence different and various Christian denominations will be [...]

StarTimes launched an Educational TV in Nigeria

StarTimes launched a new and unique educational television programme for students and children called Home Schooling which is now live on StarTimes ST Kids Channel. With the new programme, children will get educated while enjoying choice content on the StarTimes television channel. According to a statement: the Home-schooling educational channel will air every Monday to [...]

DStv announced the launch of M-Net Binge

A special pop-up channel, M-Net will be launched via DStv. This new channel will air famous series, documentaries and films all from HBO which will be available both on DStv Premium and Compact Plus.  On M-Net Binge, viewer will be able to enjoy shows like The Newsroom, Band of Brothers, Game of Thrones, The Night [...]

Africanews now available on DStv and GOtv

Africanews offers content in English and French from an African perspective, including bilingual breakfast show Morning Call. The channel has a team of 50 local correspondents. Africanews will be accessible to DStv and GOtv subscribers in over 40 countries across Africa, including South Africa and neighbouring southern African countries, as well as countries including Nigeria, [...]