Pay TV operator MultiChoice Africa has introduced a new channel on its DStv platform across the continent.
Sports media company Major League Wrestling is set to air its TV series Major League Wrestling: Fusion on StarTimes across Africa.
France-based Canal+ Group has acquired Nollywood broadcaster and production studio ROK for an undisclosed sum as part of a move to boost its local production in Africa.
Pan-African television and multilingual news media service Africanews has been bought by the Madagascar-based Sipromad Group for close to US$20m.
Pay TV company MultiChoice has added Discovery’s entertainment channel Real Time to its DStv and Gotv services to be aired all over the continent.
Pay TV company MultiChoice has launched a mobile app that allows its customers of its digital terrestrial platform, GOtv, to make changes to their accounts.
French broadcaster M6 Group is planning to launch a service in French-speaking Africa under the name M6 International.
A Nigerian Muslim group has urged president Muhammadu Buhari to ban reality show Big Brother Naija, which is currently in its fourth season.
Pay TV company StarTimes is gearing up to broadcast the pre-season tournament of the upcoming International Champions Cup football competition.
Kids’ and family channel Pineapple TV has been launched in Nigeria via StarTimes.
The Nigerian Television Authority and the Nigerian Copyright Commission have linked up to launch a copyright awareness and enforcement campaign in a bid to stamp out broadcast piracy.
The National Broadcasting Commission has introduced the sixth edition of the Nigerian broadcasting code in an attempt to counter ‘fake news’ and improve professionalism in the country’s broadcast industry.
Econet Media’s Kwesé TV pay television business has been placed in administration as a result of the challenges it has faced in several countries.
Pay TV operator MultiChoice has held its first meeting regarding its decision to lay off almost 2, 200 employees.
Media company Tiso Blackstar Group intends to sell its media and broadcast businesses in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Ghana to a black-owned investment company in South Africa for US$71m.
China-based StarTimes has invested more than US$220m into Nigeria since launching in the country in 2010, according to the pay TV operator’s MD.
The US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited three more Nigerians to become members in an effort to include more people of different races and colour in the academy.
The Nigerian Communications Commission has named an existing exec as its new director of public affairs.
The fourth season of hit Nigerian reality show Big Brother Naija, with the suffix Pepper Dem, is underway.
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