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AzamTV lining up for Zimbabwe launch

Pay TV service AzamTV is to expand beyond its East African home territory with a launch in Zimbabwe, according to local press reports. Azam Media parent Bakhresa Group’s general manager was cited as saying the had been in discussion with the Zimbabwean officials and the local regulator to secure relevant permissions for the project. AzamTV […]

Turner and AzamTV take Boing into East Africa

Turner has expanded children’s channel Boing into new markets in East Africa after agreeing a deal with satellite TV provider AzamTV. Turner-owned Boing Africa is now available for the first time in Kenya, Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania via Azam’s basic TV package. “This new deal is totally aligned with Boing Africa’s mission to provide quality […]

Tanzania’s Azam Media taps Kudelski unit for CI+ CAMs

African DTH provider Azam Media has teamed up with Kudelski-owned conditional access module supplier SmarDTV to deploy CI+ CAMs for its AzamTV service, currently in Tanzania, with other East African countries to follow. Azam Media has targeted the 76% of Tanzanians that do not have access to digital-terrestrial TV following the country’s switchover. Following its […]

Your Family Entertainment launches English-language channel for Africa

German broadcaster Your Family Entertainment has teamed up with East African broadcaster and pay TV operator AzamTV to launch a new English-language pan-regional feed of its Yourfamily channel for sub-Saharan Africa. The move marks Your Family Entertainment’s first step in to English-language broadcasting. The company says that an Arabic-language version of its channel will follow […]

Azam Media to launch new pay TV service for Africa

AzamTV, a new pay TV service for East Africa, is to launch on the Eutelsat 7A satellite, offering 55 African and international channels for the equivalent of US$8 (€6) a month. Azam Media, owned by Tanzanian conglomerate Bakhresa Group, has signed a contract for 108MHz of capacity on the satellite to launch the service, which […]