Slovenia’s STN has announced that it has brought the new DTH platform operated by the Chinese company Startimes to sub-Saharan Africa.
The Eutelsat-Nilesat 7/8 degrees West neighbourhood now has an audience of 51.5 million homes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Spacecom’s AMOS-5, located at 17 degrees East, is now providing a hybrid satellite-cellular communications solution in Africa.
CET Teleport in Germany is integrating with the Limeline Group and all of the companies in the two organisations are to be rebranded under the Onlime Group.
Basic Lead has entered into strategic alliances in Turkey and South Africa, selling 50% of its content markets DISCOP Istanbul and DISCOP Africa to local partners.
BBC Worldwide has appointmented Joel Churcher as VP and general manager Africa, starting in April.
Discovery Networks International is launching TLC HD in the Middle East and North Africa on March 24.
Eurochannel has announced that it will be expanding to Africa in February, and it will also soon be expanding into Europe.
Modern Times Group (MTG) has signed an agreement to acquire 75% of Trace Partners, the France based youth media brand and global pay-TV channel operator.
Arabsat and Morgan for Information and Communications Technology (MICT) have signed a contract for satellite communications capacities on 5-C at 20 degrees East.