Content Distribution

Jan 19, 2021  |  Orange International Carriers Partners With Côte Ouest Audiovisuel For Content Delivery Solution To West Africa

Orange International Carriers, part of the telecom giant - the Orange Group division - said it had signed a commercial agreement with the African content distribution player, Côte Ouest Audiovisuel to supply network access and content delivery services in West ...


Jan 18, 2021  |  Film Release: Nigerian-Bollywood Movie, "Namaste Wahala" To Hit The Cinemas Soon

After much delay, due to the impact of COVID-19 to the theatre/cinema industry, the much-awaited and highly anticipated movie Namaste Wahala is due to be released in April 2021. The movie set initially released in March 2020, is a romantic ...


Jan 07, 2021  |  African Movie Channel Heads Back To UK With 'Freeview Digital' Listing - Reports

The African Movie Channel (AMC) - broadcaster of Nigerian Nollywood programming - announced it has launched (or re-launched) its flagship African Movie Channel into the United Kingdom, this time listing of the 'Freeview' digital terrestrial TV platform.   As AMC ...


Oct 12, 2020  |  Multichoice Studios Aims For Middle East Market With MENA.TV Deal

South Africa's Multichoice Studios has reportedly agreed with the Middle Eastern TV content market place, Mena.TV to offer its content to potential buyers from the Middle East.   According to industry analysts, TV Content Marketplace of the Middle East and ...


International: ViacomCBS International Studios Launches Distribution Arm

The division of ViacomCBS Network International (VCNI) responsible for generating original content, ViacomCBS International Studios has announced it is forming a unified business structure and the creation of a distribution arm - "ViacomCBS International Studios Distribution". The distribution arm, according ...

StarTimes Partners To Roll-Out Another Nollywood Channel, PBO TV

StarTimes have announced it is in partnership with the Nollywood production company Big Idea Mediaworks to bring to its platform another Nollywood-content focused TV channel, PBO TV.   The new channel, promoted as "providing premium entertainment to everyone" will offer ...

Netflix Announces New Slates Of Original Films Out Of Nigeria

Netflix plans to ramp up its offering for local content in Africa went up another notch as it announces that it has commissioned a slew of original films and series and signed new deals with producers and distributors from the ...

Netflix Looking To Boost Subscribers In Africa With More Content And A Mobile Plan

Netflix, the global streaming giant, has decided to revamp its market development strategy in Africa as it looks to move beyond servicing only the wealthy segment to targeting the broader market. It plans to do this with its 'mobile-only' subscription ...

The Africa Channel's Production Arm To Sell "African Content" Globally

TAC Studios, the production arm of The Africa Channel is reported to have concluded licencing deals that would take its slate of lifestyle shows to a number of global and digital networks. TAC Studio says the agreements it has signed ...

Disney and Nigeria's FilmOne Entertainment Sign Content Distribution Pact

FilmOne Entertainment, a theatrical content distribution outfit with operations in West Africa have confirmed it is in agreement with Disney to distribute content from its stable including from Disney Pictures, Pixar and Walt Disney Animation.  According to elements of the ...

Multichoice And Televisa Networks Launch New Entertainment Channel

Africa's pay-tv giant, the Multichoice Group, has partnered with Televisa Networks to launch a new entertainment channel - "TLNovelas" which will reside on the DStv channel until August 2021.   According to Multichoice, the "TLNovelas" channel will be an "exclusive ...

TNT Channel From Warner Media To Go On StartTimes Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Warner Media's TNT channel will launch across Africa's payTV company - StartTimes, it has been announced. According to the statement, the TNT channel will be put on the StarTimes DTT Basic Bouquet as well as Smart Bouquet on its DTH ...

StarzPlay Will Air Spinoff Of Its Original "Power" Exclusively In North Africa

"Power Book II: Ghost" is the spinoff of StarzPlay Original "Power". And this spinoff, the first of the four planned, is set to be aired across the North African territory exclusively by StarzPlay.   "Power Book II: Ghost" is also ...

CineMagic - SA Streaming Service Wants To Monetise Short-Form Local Content

South Africa's newest streaming service, CineMagic is inviting content producers - especially those specialising in short-form films - to contribute their content to its platform to easy monetisation.   According to the director of content acquisition for CineMagic, Mr Jaick ...