Africa

Zee expands in Africa with Mali DTT launch

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Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) is moving into Mali, launching its Zee Magic and Zee Cinema channels on digital terrestrial TV network TNTSAT Africa. The… Read more

Fox names Europe, Africa channel distribution chief

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Fox Networks Group has put Paolo Agostinelli in charge of channel distribution for Europe and Africa. As executive VP, affiliate distribution, he will oversee deals… Read more

Nigeria switchover strategy could be duplicated across Africa, says Inview

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Nigeria could set the template for a raft of other African digital switchover projects, with conditional access-enabled boxes unlocking multiple ways to pay for DSO… Read more

Kwesé TV boosts content line-up with AMC and Scripps deals

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New African pay TV platform Kwesé TV has struck deals with AMC Networks and Scripps Networks Interactive to boost its growing content line-up. Econet Media-owned… Read more

Kwesé TV starts African DTH service rollout

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Kwesé TV, a new satellite-delivered pay TV service for Africa, has launched in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia, marking the first stage of a phased rollout… Read more

Zee ups African output with new Kwesé channels

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited is due to launch two new channels, Zee Bollymovies and Zee Bollynova, on African pay TV network Kwesé TV. Zee Bollymovies… Read more

Viceland launches in Africa with Kwesé TV

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Vice Media’s Viceland channel is launching in Africa in an exclusive tie-up with new pay TV entrant Kwesé TV, owned by Econet Media. Under the… Read more

MTG offloads loss-making African TV operations

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Sweden-based media group MTG has completed the sale of its loss-making free TV channels and production business in Ghana and Nigeria, with a further deal… Read more

African mobile broadband connections to reach 1bn in 2021

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There will be 1 billion mobile broadband connections in Africa in 2021, including 157.4 million 4G LTE connections, according to Ovum. The research firm has… Read more

DTVE November Issue 2016

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With pay TV subscriber growth levelling off in mature markets, or even going into decline, the Middle East and Africa are more than ever seen… Read more

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