WarnerMedia and Canal+ Group have launched TNT and Cartoon Network within Les Bouquet’s Canal+ pay-TV offer in Rwanda.
Eutelsat has secured a multi-year contract with RCS Ghana to provide capacity for the broadcast of its DTH bouquet bringing content.
Spacecom has signed a multi-year contract with the Czech-based telecom services provider GiTy for C-band capacity on the Amos-17 communications satellite.
The Bulgarian incumbent Vivacom has concluded an agreement with Magic Movies for uplink services on the Eutelsat 8W platform.
SPI/FilmBox has signed new channel and content distribution deals with Azam TV, MTN Group, and habeshaview to deliver eight of SPI/FilmBox’s channels to viewers across Africa.
Zimbabwe’s Econet Wireless will shut its African pay-television unit due to the country’s economic condition and shortage of foreign currency, group CEO Douglas Mboweni said.
Ivory Coast’s public broadcasting company, the Société Ivoirienne de Télédiffusion (SIDT) has selected SES as its digital partner in the move to meet the country’s 2020 deadline for switching over from analogue to digital broadcasting.
French music channel Mezzo, dedicated to classical music, jazz and dance, has launched on Les Bouquets Canal+, distributed in 22 African countries.
Viewers in the Republic of Benin are now receiving 15 new Free-to-Airchannels from satellite, thanks to a new agreement the Government of the Republic of Benin has signed with SES.
Africa’s Kwesé iflix is launching international channel Scoop Network from FCCE on its content catalogue.