US giant WarnerMedia and Chinese-owned African pay TV operator StarTimes have partnered to bring the former’s kids’ channel Toonami to multiple sub-Saharan countries.
Eutelsat Communications has sign a multi-year contract with Travel Africa Network to carry its first African travel channel in high definition.
Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Commission has urged operators of newly licensed TV outfits to abide by the nation’s broadcasting codes.
Cartoon Network has launched a new feature in the Middle East and North Africa aimed at entertaining children at home during lockdown.
Pan-African entertainment brand WatsUp TV is launching a music-focused show called Top 10.
A new subsea cable system aimed at improving internet connectivity in Africa and the Middle East is set to go live between 2023 and 2024.
Pay TV operator StarTimes and The Association of African Universities have signed a memorandum of understanding to increase access to higher-education content in Africa.
ViacomCBS Networks Africa and YouTube have partnered with British actor and producer Idris Elba to host a home-based benefit concert for Africa Day.
The Nigerian arm of Chinese-owned StarTimes Media has donated 6,000 face masks to help the country’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dami Solesi, CEO and creative director of Lagos-based Smids Animation Studios, has been selected as a juror for this year’s International Emmy Awards.
The Nigerian Television Authority and pay TV operator StarTimes are preparing a reality show in which participants will receive agricultural training.
KingKong Productions, a Nigerian company owned by entertainment entrepreneur Lekan Olaleye, has launched a movie platform.
Kids’ spy drama Alex Rider, from Sony-backed Eleventh Hour Films, has been picked up in almost 100 territories around the world, including all major African markets.
Dunamis Television, the official channel from Dunamis International Gospel Centre in Abuja, has been added to StarTimes’ pay TV platform.
MultiChoice South Africa, the company behind pay platform DStv, has expanded its offering to include free online learning and more entertainment.
A South African broadcaster has commissioned a local version of Israeli dating show format Date in Reverse, after striking a deal with Armoza Formats.
The Nigerian government has granted a two-month licence fee waiver to terrestrial broadcast stations to ease the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry.
Pay TV operator StarTimes will air live matches from German top-flight football division the Bundesliga on its ST World Football and ST Sport Premium channels.
Global streaming giant Netflix is adding four new Nigerian titles to its platform this month.
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- Continental Satellite Limited
- Cable Channels Nigeria
- Zee World unveils show line-up
- SceneOne TV unveils mobile app
- MultiChoice adds Discovery's HGTV to DStv