Haystack TV adds Africanews

Ad-supported news-focused streaming service Haystack TV has added Africanews to its roster of on-demand international news providers.   Haystack, which provides channels for local, national and world TV news, said the addition of Africanews was the result of an expanded content distribution agreement with its owner, the Euronews group. Haystack News offers on-demand news coverage […]

Africanews launches on MultiChoice’s DStv and GOtv

Following the launch of Euronews on its platforms in November, South Africa-based pay TV operator MultiChoice Group has launched Euronews-owned Africanews on DStv and GOtv, providing their subscribers with access to a pan-African multilingual news channel. Africanews provides content in English and French from an African perspective, including bilingual breakfast show Morning Call. The channel has a team of 50 local […]

Africanews launches iOS app

Euronews’ African channel Africanews has launched an iOS app, offering free access to all news published on the website and live TV. The app, available for iPhones and iPads, offers push notifications for breaking news, the Africanews live stream, a constantly updated timeline, a selection of global news, highlighted videos with thematic playlists, Tweets […]

Africanews network goes live

Euronews’ sister TV channel, Africanews, has gone live in 33 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.  The 100% Euronews-owned network is available in 7.3 million homes from launch. The channel is broadcast via the SES 4 and SES 5 satellites and distributed by operators across the region. News of the launch date was announced a press conference […]

Euronews’ sister channel Africanews to launch this month

Euronews’ sister TV channel, Africanews, is due to launch across sub-Saharan Africa on April 20, following the launch of the network’s news website in January. At a press conference at MIPTV in Cannes today, Euronews’ director of distribution Arnaud Verlhac said that the pan-African news channel will be broadcast by SES via its SES-4 and […]

Africanews goes live today

Euronews’ new African channel, Africanews, will launch today at 18:00 West Africa time in Congo Brazzaville. The channel, which Euronews has hailed as the first pan-African news media service, will be available in French and English on all digital platforms. The service will initially be available via its website, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, and via […]

Euronews’ Africanews channel to go live in January

Euronews’ new Africanews channel is due to launch across Africa on January 4, the company announced at Discop Africa. The Congo-Brazzaville-based, pan-African news channel, which Euronews first announced in January, will be dedicated to sub-Saharan African and be available in English, French and partially Swahili. Presenting the concept, vision and the mission of Africanews at […]

Euronews to launch pan-African news network

Euronews has unveiled plans to launch what it claims will be the first pan-African rolling news channel, Africanews.  The bi-lingual network is slated to go live in summer 2015 in partnership with the national television channel of the Republic of the Congo, Télé Congo. The channel will launch in French and English, with other languages […]