SPI/FilmBox and Discover Digital expanded their partnership in Sub Saharan Africa by adding seven channels from SPI’s channel portfolio to the DEOD (Digital Entertainment On Demand) platform.
Dataxis: 102m households in sub-Saharan region have TV
102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018, according to Dataxis’ research.
Pay-TV to reach 37 million in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2023
Pay-TV numbers in Sub-Saharan Africa will continue to grow to reach around 46% of total households, forecasted to increase their reach in African homes with more than 37 million subscribers […]
Sub-Saharan Africa pay-TV thrives despite falling prices
Most of the main pay-TV operators in Sub-Saharan Africa lowered their prices during 2016 to ward off competitors. The knock-on effect was that other platforms lowered their fees.
Kwesé brings ESPN to Sub-Saharan Africa
Econet Media’s Kwesé and ESPN have signed a deal to launch ESPN in 19 countries in early 2017.
Intelsat 36 enters service with HD for Sub-Saharan Africa
The Intelsat 36 satellite has entered service, providing broadcasting and direct-to-home (DTH) services for Africa’s MultiChoice, a DTH platform in South Africa.
Pay DTT gains in Sub-Saharan Africa as satellite stutters
2015 was yet another momentous year for television in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most countries missed the ITU’s analogue switch-off deadline of June, but DTT, especially pay DTT, made huge gains.
Sub-Saharan Africa pay TV revenues to rocket to $6.2 billion
Pay TV revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa will reach $6.22 billion in 2020, up from $3.54 billion in 2014 and $1.92 billion in 2010, according to a new report from Digital […]
Digital TV homes to triple in Sub-Saharan Africa
Digital penetration will exceed half the TV households in Sub-Saharan Africa very soon, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. The Digital TV Sub-Saharan Africa Forecasts report estimates […]
TRT Turk reaches to sub-Saharan Africa
Turkish public broadcaster, Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu (TRT), has selected SES to reach audiences in sub-Saharan Africa.