Nigeria’s federal government has revealed that it will soon resume digital switchover across the country.
Sub-Saharan African pay TV broadcaster SuperSport has announced plans to rejig and rename most of its channels at the start of next month.
South Africa’s MultiChoice Group and France-based pay TV operator Canal+ are coproducing a 10-episode South African drama series.
A line-up of original productions from Nigerian pay TV broadcaster EbonyLife TV will be rolled out on global streaming platform Netflix this month.
International pay TV company Canal+ has partnered with next-generation energy firm Bboxx to provide Africans with greater access to TV news and entertainment.
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.
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.
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.
Award-winning Nollywood producer, director and screenwriter Walter ‘Waltbanger’ Taylaur is preparing to debut a crime thriller film in 2021.
Kenyan afro-pop band Sauti Sol are set to launch a reality show on DStv channel Maisha Magic Plus this weekend.
French pay TV operator Canal+ is set to launch Ethiopia’s first premium direct-to-home platform at the beginning of 2021.
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.
Global streamer Netflix has partnered with the South African Screen Federation, supported by the Independent Producers Organisation, to create a Covid-19 film and TV relief fund.
Bafta-winning British-Nigerian actor John Boyega has revealed that he has no intention of returning to the character he has portrayed in three recent Star Wars movies.
New ‘visual album’ Black is King from US singer Beyoncé is set to roll out from July 31 on pay TV platforms across Africa.
Nigeria’s House of Representatives has ordered that MultiChoice Nigeria CEO John Ugbe be tested for Covid-19 after he failed to turn up to answer a House committee’s questions.
Pan-African entertainment brand WatsUp TV has struck a partnership with Guinea Eva TV and Burkina Faso’s 3 TV that will see its content air on the Canal+ satellite platform.
South African VoD service CineMagic has joined the MTN Play and Vodacom Video Play mobile content platforms.
Pay TV operator StarTimes is increasing its content offering with the addition of 15 channels, comprising a mix of local and international services.
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