The Africa Channel

Demand Africa taps Cleeng for subscriber management

Demand Africa, the subscription video-on-demand service launched in October by US-based The Africa Channel, is tapping Netherlands-based direct-to-consumer monetisation specialist Cleeng to provide its subscriber management platform. Cleeng has provided Demand Africa with a platform tht provides a view of the ‘customer journey’ encompassing subscriber identity, payment, churn management and user support. Demand Africa is […]

The Africa Channel launching SVOD offering

US-based The Africa Channel is launching a subscription video-on-demand service targeted at the African diaspora audience and others interested in Africa-themed content. Demand Africa is being touted by the broadcaster as a global destination featuring lifestyle, travel and entertainment content, aimed at a globally aware audience with a passion for travel, lifestyle and an interest […]

The Africa Channel taps Globecast for playout services

US-based The Africa Channel has tapped Globecast to provide domestic media management, playout and distribution services for the network. The Africa Channel is currently distributed on major US cable platforms and Globecast has replaced the two former satellite feeds – one SD and one HD – with a single HD feed. “Globecast has really understood […]