South Africa

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MultiChoice chair Patel to stay on as Canal+ talks continue

Imtiaz Patel, chair of MultiChoice, has agreed to extend his term until the conclusion of…

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South Africa’s DoJ and MultiChoice team up to fight piracy

South Africa’s Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and pay TV service Multichoice have signed an anti-piracy memorandum.

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Canal+ ups MultiChoice bid price and is granted exclusivity

Canal+ has raised the price it is prepared to pay to acquire MultiChoice and the…

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Canal+ wins delay but will make bid for MultiChoice

Canal+ has said it will go ahead and make a mandatory offer for the shares…

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Watchdog: Canal+ must make mandatory bid for MultiChoice

South African competition watchdog the Takeover Regulation Panel (TRP) has ruled that Canal+ must make…

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Paramount+ ‘branded destination’ to launch on MultiChoice

Paramount Global Content Distribution has struck a licensing deal with South Africa-based pay TV operator MultiChoice…

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MultiChoice takes Disney linear channels until 2027

South Africa-based pay TV operator MultiChoice has signed a multi-year distribution deal with The Walt…

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MultiChoice says ‘no’ to Canal+ as it takes stake beyond mandatory offer threshold

MultiChoice has rejected Canal+’s bid to acquire control of the company, arguing that the offer…

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Canal+ makes bid to acquire MultiChoice

Canal+ Group has made a US$1.7 billion bid to acquire South Africa’s Multichoice. The Vivendi-owned…

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Showmax partners with MTN South Africa on mobile streaming bundles

Telcom operator MTN South Africa has partnered with leading African streamer Showmax, to introduce three…