Broadcast - In Brief

Broadcast

- On 14 April 2011, Orange France will launch the « African bouquet Max » that offers the existing 9 channels enriched with 5 new premium channels: Africable, RTNC, Canal 2 International, LCF and RTG. The African package Max is only available on ADSL broadband TV and fiber at the price of 11,90 € / month. The bouquet is broadcast for free until May 5, 2011. In France, Orange TV is included in the Orange broadband Internet offers with a 12-month commitment from 32 € / month and up to 130 channels, including 12 in HD (subject to eligibility and compatible equipment), on demand TV with 5 channels from “France Télévision”, M6, TF1, NRJ12 Orange Sport Info and France 24, Canal + / CanalSat (for subscribers Canal + / CanalSat) and over 6,000 videos on demand every month.

- AfricaOne.tv is a new webTV channel that shows videos from Africa. The concept works like youtube: it includes a collaborative platform for sharing videos and web TVs. It is aimed at both individuals and professionals, beginners or people who want to share Africa-related videos on the internet safely. Click here for link.

- Back in 2004, Kamal Ben Saïd set up a web forum related to Comores. In 2006, he added a new Web TV in French dedicated to Comores, his native country with various programmes filmed in Comores and outside with the Diaspora community. The portal now has 2.5 millions pages viewed and 40,000 unique visitors per year. Click here for link.

- Nigeria, 4 April 2011: Joseph Gomwalk House, Jos office of the African Independent Television, (AIT) was yesterday gutted by fire which destroyed property worth millions of naira.