Distribution In Brief


- Intranews Media Management has expanded its monitoring bouquet to include 24-hour news channel, ENews, as well as SABC International and Al Jazeera. Intranews offers a rapid turnaround time and specialises in transcription and FTP delivery. Head of Sales Jane Duminy says that "as always, we react immediately to client requests and specialise in crisis management. We are always flexible and bend over backwards to deliver, without the need for clients to enter into onerous contractual obligations. At the same time, we don't have set packages but rather tailor our service to suit the individual needs of the client." Intranews has also just launched a new product, Insite Web Intelligence, which offers monitoring and analysis of online media coverage.

- South African Tourism and international news network CNN have teamed up to create a three-year user-driven multimedia advertising campaign that aims to attract visitors to SA ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup. The total cost of the campaign is R200m.

- GTV is to expand to Francophone Africa in early August."GTV continues to transform Africa's pay TV landscape with dynamic new French services," The channels would include African-produced content, blockbuster international series and sitcoms, kids' entertainment, religious and educational/documentaries.