Category Archives: TV channels / Content

AUB and Canal+ join forces to fight against Television Signal piracy

Television Signal piracy is a real shortfall for the audiovisual industry nowadays. During the African Nations Championship held in Cameroon in January-February 2021, opportunity was given to the African Union of Broadcasting to (re) take stock of satellite and online piracy, during broadcast time. Out of 32 games delivered in 21 days, several were screened [...]

Intigral inks deal with Etisalat in Egypt

Intigral has forged a new strategic partnership with Etisalat Egypt to offer viewers free access to Jawwy TVs library of on-demand shows and live TV channels. The offer is available exclusively to customers subscribed to any of Etisalat Egypts Emerald packages which enable them to unlock and automatically stream programming on Jawwy TV. In addition [...]

AzamTV plans expansion to Zimbabwe

Azam TV, owned by the Tanzania-based Bakhresa Group, plans to expand to Zimbabwe. The service is already present in Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Kenya and Rwanda. Its bouquets cover sport, entertainment, news, music and religious channels. It has to be noted that the new service will broadcast DTH and has been licensed by the Broadcasting Authority [...]

MultiChoice unveiled new offerings in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria has unveiled a lineup of new shows, series and other content offerings coming to its DStv, GOtv and Showmax platforms ahead of the festive season and well into 2022. MultiChoice Nigerias Executive Head, Content and West Africa Channels, Busola Tejumola talked about the new shows coming to Africa Magic Showcase, Urban and Family, [...]

Netflix to release South African movie ‘Happiness Ever After’

Happiness Ever After is a romantic and drama-filled Netflix film that tackles sisterhood and friendship. The movie is directed by Thabang Moleya. Originally in English, Happiness Ever After is written by Ayanda Halimana and produced by Bongiwe Selane and NetflixSter-Kinekor Pictures. Originating from South Africa, this film is expected to be released later in 2021 [...]

Showmax to debut Multicam Viewing Experience this Sunday

This Sunday, Showmax will introduce a multicam-feed viewing experience for football fans who will be watching the highly-anticipated El Clasico (Barcelona vs Real Madrid). With this feed, users will be able to view the game from multiple angles while also getting the games stats and info. The on-demand entertainment service provider calls this the ultimate [...]

Streaming guide JustWatch launched in Egypt

JustWatch, an international streaming guide, has launched in Egypt. The companys international streaming guide tracks more than 20 million users per month across 60 countries. The platform aggregates hundreds of streaming services like Netflix, Apple TV, Amazon Prime and makes it easy for users to find out where they can legally watch movies and TV [...]

beIN SPORTS to live-stream European football matches in MENA

beIN MEDIA GROUP, the global sports and entertainment broadcaster, and its flagship sports channel beIN SPORTS, will broadcast three of the most highly anticipated European football matches of the season on Sunday 24th October. El Clásico, Manchester United v Liverpool and Le Classique will be broadcast live and exclusive across all 24 countries of the [...]

ACE took down pirate streaming service Electro TV Sat in Morocco

Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), a global coalition of audiovisual industry players fighting against content piracy, has taken down the activities of the Morocco-based pirated content platform Electro TV Sat. Electro TV Sat was targeting a mainly French-speaking audience of 90,000 visitors per month. They were offering illegal access to 6,000 channels and 200,000 [...]