M-NET To Enable Packaged Localised TV Channels In Ghana, Ethiopia And Mozambique
Following reported success with channels like Mzansi Magic in South Africa, Pearl Magic in Uganda and Zambesi Magic in Zambia, Multichoice has said it is looking to create these type of packaged localised entertainment channels for subscribers in Ghana, Ethiopia and Mozambique.
M-Net is in the process of finding the appropriate name brand for the proposed localised channels. Still, it has suggested that they will also be featuring a lot of M-Net's original productions including locally produced telenovelas, reality shows and quality dramas. These channels will also be activity featured and back with extensive promotions.
It has also been announced that Multichoice will be launching a dedicated African Lifestyle Channel modelled in the likeness of BBC Lifestyle and Discovery HGTV. Multichoice chief executive for General Entertainment said that "Now it is the time to showcase to ourselves, the best of our fashion, the best of our cooking, and the best of how we live.
Credit: contribution from TV With Thinus