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.
A study, led by Nielsen, of television reception throughout Nigeria, Cameroon and Ivory Coast, has positioned Eutelsat as satellite market leader within these countries.
SPI International will launch eight thematic channels on Miabox, an OTT platform in Ivory Coast that is planning to offer its services across sub-Saharan Africa.
Trace has launched its first radio station, Trace FM, in Abidjan, the capital city of Ivory Coast. More stations are planned for Africa.
SES will be delivering DTH broadcast television across French-speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa for the Lomé-based consortium of West African broadcasters led by Africable and Media Plus.