Distribution

Distribution - In Brief

- The recent deal between Nazara Technologies based in Dubai and games publisher Electronic Arts to sell its games portfolio into Africa on mobile puts the spotlight on what will be a growing seam of new content. Russell Southwood spoke to Savio Saldanha, Chief Executive, Middle East and Africa, Nazara Technologies and reviews the progress of some local developers.

Compliance with ORANGE AFCON South Africa 2013 television and Radio broadcast rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

The television and Radio rights of ORANGE AFCON South Africa 2013 granted in exclusivity to LC2   AFNEX

Source: appablog.worldpress.com

English Club TV reaches MENA region

English Club TV has signed an agreement for distribution of the channel in the Middle East and North African regions.

ECTV Network Ltd and Mediastream FZE have signed an agreement for the exclusive distribution in Middle East region and non-exclusive in Algeria, Chad, Mauritania, Djibouti, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan and Tunisia.

Since November 1, 2012, the educational channel English Club TV is available for the inhabitants of Asia, Middle East and the African continent through the MEASAT 3A satellite.

Source: www.broadband tv news

Satellite firms switch on to Africa's potential

European satellite companies are spending millions to roll out coverage of Africa, betting that rising wealth will translate into increased demand for digital television.

The world's poorest continent portends to be a major growth market for broadcasters if they can overcome significant infrastructure hurdles and offer up enough local content, experts say.

Africa is expected to have 85 million households with televisions by 2016, compared with 182 million in Western Europe.

Source: www.reuters.com

Satellite firms to swithch on to Africa's potential

European satellite companies are spending millions to roll out coverage of Africa, betting that rising wealth will translate into increased demand for digital television.

The world's poorest continent portends to be a major growth market for broadcasters if they can overcome significant infrastructure hurdles and offer up enough local content, experts say.

Africa is expected to have 85 million households with televisions by 2016, compared with 182 million in Western Europe.

Source: Reuters November 15 2012

Compliance with Orange AFCON South Africa 2013 television and Radio broadcast rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

The television and Radio rights of ORANGE AFCON South Africa 2013, taking place from January 19 to February 10, 2013 are owned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and have been granted, through a license, to LC2 Media   AFNEX (http://www.lc2international.tv/) in exclusivity for television and Radio broadcasting  via Terrestrial TV and satellite, by free TV , in every language and in forty one (41) countries of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Source: appablog.com

English Club TV reaches MENA region

English Club TV has signed an agreement for distribution of the channel in the Middle East and North African regions.

ECTV Network Ltd and Mediastream FZE have signed an agreement for the exclusive distribution in Middle East region and non-exclusive in Algeria, Chad, Mauritania, Djibouti, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan and Tunisia.
Since November 1, 2012, the educational channel English Club TV is available for the inhabitants of Asia, Middle East and the African continent through the MEASAT 3A satellite.

Source: Broadband Tv News

Distribution - In Brief

-To avoid misinformation and polemics, LC2  has clarified the situation of TV and radio broadcast for the ORANGE CAN South Africa in 2013 within the territories of Cape Verde, Ethiopia and Zambia. Full story here:

Positioning BFMA to meet the educational and marketing needs of an emerging electronic media industry

Now entering its fourth year, BFMA has established itself as a valuable annual industry event, providing a platform for film-makers, broadcasters and music producers and distributors to share knowledge and do business.

The addition of the African Media Exchange in 2012 accelerated the practical business outcomes of the event, enabling producers and innovators to pitch their ideas to potential investors.

Source: AITEC Africa - www.aitecafrica.comSource: ChairmanSource: Sean Moroney

Nigeria: EbonyLife Signs TV Rights deal With Multichoice

EbonyLife, a leading media and entertainment platform has announced the signing of its Channel Distribution Agreement with Multichoice to broadcast on the DStv platform.

The ceremony was sequel to an earlier one signed this year in Calabar on a Joint Venture Agreement and concession of Studio Tinapa.

Source: This Day
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