Mid East & Africa

Viacom to launch Nick and MTV channels on OSN


Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is expanding its offering in the MENA region with the launch of Nickelodeon HD, Nick Jr. and MTV Live HD… Read more

3Vision Distribution launches raft of channels with ACTV

ACTV CEO Godfrey Orkeh

Distributor 3Vision has launched a number of channels as part of the new African Cable Television (ACTV) bouquet for Nigeria. ACTV will be offering customers… Read more

Arabsat completes Saudi hub upgrade for STC

Khalid Balkhayour

Middle East satellite operator Arabsat has completed the implementation of a project with Saudi telco STC to to renew and upgrade the latter’s satellite hub… Read more

African Movie Channel Series launches on Zuku


Nigerian broadcaster African Movie Channel has launched a new channel focusing on series on the Wananchi Programming-owned Zuku pay TV platform. African Movie Channel Series… Read more

FIC launches channels on ACTV in Nigeria

ACTV CEO Godfrey Orkeh

Fox International Channels (FIC) has launched eight of its channels on the new Nigerian pay TV platform, African Cable TV (ACTV). Fox, Fox Crime, FX,… Read more

MTG launches Viasat channels in Seychelles

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Modern Times Group has launched its four Viasat factual pay TV channels via cable operator Intelvision in the Republic of Seychelles. Viasat Crime, Viasat Explore,… Read more

English Club TV on Du

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Educational channel English Club TV has struck an agreement for distribution with UAE-based service provider Du.  The channel is now available in Du’s basic package… Read more

Eutelsat and Spacecom team up for Africa at 16-17° East

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Satellite operators Eutelsat and Spacecom are to create a unified neighbourhood for Africa at the 16-17° East orbital position. The two companies have established a… Read more

Da Vinci Learning gains with StarTimes

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Educational channel Da Vinci Learnng has launched with African pay TV services StarTimes and StarSat. The deal means that Da Vinci Learning is now available… Read more

DStv adds internet-powered TV services

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Africa’s MultiChoice has unveiled suite of internet-connected services for its pay TV service DStv, including catch-up, remote record and on-demand offerings. Available to customers of… Read more