Category Archives: premium

BritBox to be available soon in South Africa

Last year, BritBox stated that they are planning a global roll-out which would see the platform be available in up to 25 new countries. Fans of shows like Father Brown, Fawlty Towers and Poldark will be able to enjoy pretty soon with the new streaming service, BritBox, coming to South Africa. When in South Africa, [...]

ATL Media secures exclusive advertising rights for Zee’s premium channels

ATL Media, the commercial arm of Zee Entertainment Middle East has appointed DigiNet Arabia, a Choueiri Group company, to take charge of its commercial advertising sales across the MENA region. The exclusive deal extends Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Zee Keralam, Zee Alwan and Zee Aflam. The agreement is aimed at furthering Zees growth and expansion [...]

The Standard Group acquired free-to-air broadcast of UEFA EURO 2020 in Kenya

TV Media Sport (TVMS), the free-to-air media rights partner of UEFA in sub-Saharan Africa, has provided the exclusive UEFA EURO 2020 free-to-air media rights to The Standard Group PLC in Kenya. For this edition of the 60th anniversary of UEFA EURO, TVMS has upgraded its offer to interested free-to-air broadcasters with more live matches, extensive [...]

Deezer rolls out original podcast series ‘Sleep Tight’ in MENA

Deezer has introduced its new Original podcast Sleep Tight accessible exclusively on the Deezer platform, the first of its kind in the Arab world to help listeners fall asleep. The podcast, produced by Finyal Media, highlights an array of fairy tales, aiding listeners relax and prepare for a good nights sleep. In each episode, the narrator [...]

MultiChoice Group selects Metrological to deliver premium OTT services on DStv

Sub-Saharan African video entertainment company MultiChoice Group will collaborate with Metrological to deliver premium OTT services on DStv. The deal will see Metrological be responsible in bringing MultiChoices premium OTT services, international apps and localized content to subscribers across Africa on its new Explora Ultra set-top box and its new Streama OTT platform. MultiChoice Group [...]

Jawwy TV starts airing new show ‘Shofna Chef’ in MENA

Intigral, a provider of digital entertainment and sports in MENA, has launched its latest Original production Shofna Chef which started airing on Jawwy TV from October 22. The new productions first season includes seven episodes. The new lifestyle show highlights Saudi chef Noor on her journey to discover new cuisines and flavor secrets from around the world, [...]