Nigeria has become the largest pay-TV market in Africa in terms of subscribers and continues to have a strong growth potential, according to the latest country profile report from Kagan, S&P Global Market Intelligence.
StarSat is launching FilmBox Africa HD and FashionBox HD for the South African pay TV market on StarSat’s DTH and OTT platforms.
Comigo has been selected by the South African mobile operator Cell C to power its new entertainment and content service black.
Sub-Saharan Africa OTT TV and video will still be a very immature sector by 2022, with movie and TV episode revenues reaching $640 million for 35 countries.
Ginx Esports TV will be available across South Africa on DStv.
SPI International/Filmbox has launched FightBox HD on South Africa’s Discover Digital.
AMC Networks International UK will launch Sundance TV in South Africa for the first time, on Multichoice’s DStv.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has rejected all five applicants for FTA television broadcasting licences on DTT.
The Box for Africa, a free-to-air channel produced by SPI International, will soon be on the CT Live platform that serves South Africa and the SADC countries.
Vubiquity and BBC Worldwide have signed a deal to deliver content to South African video-on-demand (VOD) service MTN FrontRow.