SPI expands to Angola and Mozambique in deal with ZAP

SPI International has continued its expansion into Africa with deals in Angola and Mozambique. The agreement with digital satellite TV provider ZAP will see a wide range of channels made available to subscribers in the country. These include: FilmBox Arthouse, Gametoon, FightBox, Fast&FunBox, FashionBox, and 360 TuneBox. Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe & Africa at […]

ZAP partners with Arris for African nDVR and VoD

Sub-Sahara Lusophone African TV service provider ZAP has partnered with Arris to offer network DVR (nDVR) and video on demand (VOD) services. Satellite TV provider ZAP is to use Arris’ APEX3000 chassis-based edge QAM platform to to merge network traffic and increase channel capacity, with system integrator Satcab deploying the solution. “Providing value-added services to […]

Thema strikes deals for HD

Channel distributor Thema has struck deals to distribute luxury lifestyle channel HD in Angola, Russia and Portugal. Luxe.TV HD is available on the Zap Premium extended basic tier of Angolan DTH service Zap, on the basic TV offer of Russia’s ER-Telecom and on the digital extended basic offer of Portuguese cable operator Cabovisão. Luxe.TV […]

Chello launches JimJam and Outdoor Channel in Africa

Broadcaster Chello Zone is launching kids channel JimJam and outdoor activity network Outdoor Channel in Africa. The Liberty Global-owned company has signed a deal with DTH platform ZAP for carriage in Angola and Mozambique. ZAP already carries Chello’s Extreme Sports Channel, Fine Living and Food Network channels. Louise Cottrell, vice-president affiliate sales for Chello Zone, […]