Category Archives: Pay TV

SuperSport to provide live broadcasting of Ethiopian Premier League

SuperSport has secured the live broadcasting of Ethiopian Premier League for the next five seasons. Among the bidders are Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), DStv and Canal+.  SuperSport agreed to pay $2.7 million per year on a 5-year contract totalling $13.5 million while Canal+ on the other hand, bid $7 million for 5 years. No information [...]

DStv becomes the new title sponsor of the Premier Soccer League in South Africa

The Premier Soccer League announced that MultiChoices DStv has inked a five-year agreement to become the new title sponsor of the premier division. The deal between PSL and MultiChoice is an extension of a vibrant and productive partnership. Over the years the PSL has created stars on the field of play that have brought joy [...]

Discovery Kids to air preschool series ‘Purple Turtle’ in MENA

The preschool series Purple Turtle, a co-production from Aadarsh Technosoft, Telegael and Cyber Group Studios, has been introduced on Discovery Kids in the MENA region. The show is available on Discovery Kids with ten episodes a day. The 52×7-minute 2D series has been developed by Indias Aadarsh and co-produced by Manish Rajoria and Ankita Shrivastava from [...]

SuperSport secured WTA broadcast rights in sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has seized the live broadcast rights to the Womens Tennis Association (WTA) covering 50 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The financial agreement and the duration of the agreement were not disclosed. The President of WTA, Micky Lawler, said, We are thrilled to bring womens tennis back to broadcast throughout sub-Saharan Africa. With SuperSport covering 50 [...]

Canal + partners with Fénix to offer solar-powered television in Benin

Fénix Benin, a subsidiary of Fénix international, a supplier of domestic solar systems, has inked a partnership with Canal+ Benin, a subsidiary of the French group Canal +, specialized in the distribution of pay-tv channels. The two companies will offer solar home kits accompanied by decoders, Canal+ satellite dishes and a “special package” to the [...]

OSN and Zain ink strategic partnership in Kuwait

Pay-TV network OSN and digital service provider Zain have inked a partnership deal to offer the OSN streaming app to Zain subscribers in Kuwait. Zain subscribers can now enjoy premium exclusive content on the OSN streaming app. Postpaid subscribers will enjoy a one-year OSN subscription when they subscribe to any of Zains new 5G plans [...]