Ethiopia has unveiled 1 January 2021 as date for majority of satellite TV channels to migrate to 57 degrees East.
The Bulgarian incumbent telco Vivacom has entered into an agreement with Fashion TV to distribute the channel on pay-TV platforms across Africa on Eutelsat 8W.
Azercosmos has signed an extended partnership agreement with Globecast to increase capacity and coverage across Africa.
Eutelsat Communications and Canal+ have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on Eutelsat 7C to support the launch by Canal+ of a premium DTH platform in Ethiopia at the beginning of 2021.
Bboxx, a next generation utility, has forged a major partnership with Canal+ to provide customers with greater access to television content, news and entertainment.
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.