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 […]

FilmBox expands in African with OVYtv

SPI International/Filmbox has agreed with African operator OVY Network to extend their channel distribution agreement, extending its reach in a number of sub-Saharan African countries. The deal will see eight channels from the SPI International/FilmBox portfolio initially set for Botswana be made available through OVYtv in Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, […]

Malawi to pre-authorise DVB-T2 set-top distributors

The Malawi government said it intends to pre-qualify potential authorised distributors of DVB-T2 compliant set-top boxes as part of its digital broadcasting migration project. Malawi’s Ministry of Information, Tourism and Culture is inviting qualified distributors to apply to carry out the acquisition and distribution of DVB-T2 compliant STBs by Wednesday 25 March, 2015. Malawi has […]

MTG launches four networks in Malawi

European broadcaster Modern Times Group (MTG) has launched four factual entertainment channels for the first time in the East African country of Malawi.  Viasat Crime, Viasat Explore, Viasat History and Viasat Nature are now available on the Wananchi Group-owned pay TV platform Zuku TV. The pay TV channel rollout further boosts MTG’s African presence, with […]