Discovery Channel will launch its HD simulcast channel on June 0, 2014 across Africa for premium subscribers to the DStv DTH platform.
Sentech has selected HTTV to provide its HbbTV head end platform aimed at delivering HbbTV services on the Sentech Digital Content Distribution Platform in South Africa.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has granted provisional subscription TV broadcasting licences to five new applicants.
Discover Digital, a South African digital entertainment business, has concluded its first sports content deal in anticipation of the launch of web TV in South Africa later this year.
Motive Television plc announces that its 100% owned subsidiary, Motive Television Services Limited, has today signed a Software Development License Agreement with Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology Co Ltd.
Clearleap has been selected by MultiChoice to accelerate its multiscreen strategy and provide management and delivery of its television content over both IP network and traditional pay-TV networks.
The South African media regulator ICASA (The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) has asked the country’s competition commission to investigate last July’s agreement for SABC to provide MultiChoice with a 24-hour news channel.
Eben Greyling, CEO of the Naspers pay-television operations, has decided to take a break and pursue new interests after more than 18 years with the 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.
Natura, the documentary and nature channel owned by Chello Multicanal, has launched in South Africa on the DTH provider Star Sat, and will soon also launch across Sub-Saharan Africa.