Investment - In Brief

Investment

-  Stingray (HQ in Montréal) will broadcast its music TV channels on 3 continents including Africa. Stingray – 70 channels including Galaxie channels to about 10 M subscribers in 18 European and African countries - has acquired European rival ‘Music Choice International’ start of April, for around USD 60 million. It will broadcast across all platforms including internet and mobile click here to view website.

- Frédéric Mitterrand, the French Culture Minister has been shot on a mobiCINE motorised tricycle prototype while in Ouagadougou as a testimonial for his support to the African film distribution programme. MobiCINE organisers took this opportunity to thank their supporters which are ACP FILMS (the ACP-EU support program to the film sector in Africa, Caribbean, Pacific) the Ministry of Culture in France, the French Ambassy in Mali and Sénégal, the swiss Coopération in Mali, Stichting DOEN, Jan Vrijman Funds, Fondazione Lettera 27, and TV5MONDE. For information, the mobiCINE prototype is assembled in Bamako.