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Government to resume DSO roll-out

Nigeria’s federal government has revealed that it will soon resume digital switchover across the country.

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SuperSport rejigs channels

Sub-Saharan African pay TV broadcaster SuperSport has announced plans to rejig and rename most of its channels at the start of next month.

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MultiChoice, Canal+ link for African drama

South Africa’s MultiChoice Group and France-based pay TV operator Canal+ are coproducing a 10-episode South African drama series.

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EbonyLife shows to debut on Netflix

A line-up of original productions from Nigerian pay TV broadcaster EbonyLife TV will be rolled out on global streaming platform Netflix this month.

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Canal+, Bboxx roll out TV access in Africa

International pay TV company Canal+ has partnered with next-generation energy firm Bboxx to provide Africans with greater access to TV news and entertainment.

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Revolt TV spotlights African hip-hop

Music-oriented US network Revolt TV, founded by rapper-turned-entrepreneur Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, has launched a series focusing on hip-hop culture in Africa.

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SuperSport, La Liga extend rights deal

Spanish top-flight football division La Liga has renewed its broadcasting rights deal with sub-Saharan African pay TV channel SuperSport, part of MultiChoice Group.

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MultiChoice scores ESPN deal

MultiChoice Group has struck a deal with The Walt Disney Company Africa to bring sports content from ESPN to the African pay TV operator’s customers.

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Taylaur readies futuristic crime thriller

Award-winning Nollywood producer, director and screenwriter Walter ‘Waltbanger’ Taylaur is preparing to debut a crime thriller film in 2021.

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Sauti Sol to star in reality show

Kenyan afro-pop band Sauti Sol are set to launch a reality show on DStv channel Maisha Magic Plus this weekend.

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Canal+ preps Ethiopian DTH platform

French pay TV operator Canal+ is set to launch Ethiopia’s first premium direct-to-home platform at the beginning of 2021.

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Senate confirms Danbatta’s reappointment

Nigeria’s senate has confirmed the appointment of Umar Danbatta as executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission for a second term of five years.