Broadcast In Brief
- e.tv, South Africa's first and only independent free-to-air television channel, celebrates ten years on air on 1 October. Over the past decade, e.tv has established itself against the odds to become a household name and a key player in the South African broadcasting industry.
- Francophone Pay TV channel Canal Plus has lowered its bouquet prices in Gabon. As part of its licence agreement with regulator CNC, it has agreed to provide a low-cost bouquet (Canalsat Horizons) for less than FCFA5,000 a month. Currently prices are around FCFA15,000 a month. However, premium content channels will cost FCFA30,000 with a special low cost bouquet for FCFA20,000.
- momentum is a new four-minute programme broadcast monthly on euronews sponsored by Fortis. It explores the key moments in the life of companies going through times of internal and external instability. From the car engineering to cycling to children’s toys, momentum follows the journey of successful and adaptable businesses, pursuing a policy of continuous innovation in order to thrive.