Mid East & Africa

Canal+ secures African football deal

Jacques Du Puy

Canal+ has struck a deal with the African Football Confederation and Lagardère Sports that will enable it to air the Total Africa Cup of Nations… Read more

Solar energy group teams up with ZukuTV to target off-grid Kenyan homes

Azuri Zuku

Solar energy specialist Azuri Technologies has teamed up with Wananchi Group-owned pay TV operator Zuku TV to launch a new pay-as-you-go TV service aimed at… Read more

Yahlive launches Balkan bouquet for MENA

Ammar Baranbo

UAE-based satellite broadcasting company Yahlive has struck a deal with Adriatic Tours S.L., owners of Alpha One RTV Network, to launch an expanded bouquet of… Read more

Jordan’s Roya TV taps VSN for VOD and live-streaming


Jordanian public channel Roya TV has launched a video-on-demand and streaming service using technology from Spain-based VSN. Roya TV has tapped VSN to manage and… Read more

Fox orders first drama original for Europe and Africa channels

Jeff Ford

Fox has ordered The Nine, a ‘Le Carré meets Bourne’ spy thriller, and the first ever drama original for its channels in Europe and Africa. The… Read more

Starz adds Spotify to TV Everywhere app


Starz has done a deal with Spotify that will allow users of its updated premium app to access music from the premium cabler’s shows. Starz… Read more

Digitürk secures top-tier football rights

bein digiturk super lig

BeIN Media Group-owned Turkish pay TV platform Digitürk has secured the rights to Turkish Süper Lig football for the next five seasons with an offer… Read more

StarTimes acquires Ghanaian football rights


Chinese-owned pan-African pay TV outfit StarTimes has acquired the rights to top-tier Ghanaian football for the next 10 years as part of its drive to… Read more

Hooq launches in Singapore


Video streaming service Hooq has launched in Singapore. Hooq has struck a deal with one of its own owners, Singtel, whereby the latter’s pre-paid mobile… Read more

Afrostream secures French first-run rights to Black-ish

Afrostream black-ish

SVOD service Afrostream has secured exclusive first-run rights in France for ABC Studios’ show Black-ish. Season one of Black-ish will be available to Afrostream subscribers… Read more