Investment News - In Brief

Investment

- From March to May 2012, CFI lent its support to young Egyptian directors of short documentaries, during a new, 8-week introductory workshop organised in Cairo with the Association of independent film makers SEMAT, the Ateliers Varan, the Institut Français (the French operator in favour of cultural initiatives) in Egypt and Arte France.

- Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) plans to produce and film an international travel and food show titled Out of the World to be aired in an Indian television channel popularly known as Food Food.

- Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) plans to produce and film an international travel and food show titled Out of the World to be aired in an Indian television channel popularly known as Food Food.

- Group Canal + has reached an agreement with the Confederation of African Football on exclusive broadcast rights for the entire official competitions of African senior men football. The group will thus offer on its Canal +, Canal+ Sport, Sport + and Foot + channels several competitions including the African Cup of Nations Orange 2013 and 2015 and the Africa Nations Championships. Some opening matches, quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be done in co-diffusion with DTT sister channel D8.

- Broadcast services provider ECS has signed a deal to deliver to deliver the OH TV network throughout Africa. ECS collects the OH TV signal at a London point of presence, sends it by fibre to the uplink station and uplinks the signal to the Spacecom’s Amos-5 pan-African satellite. OH TV is a London-based TV network providing contemporary entertainment that reflects the black experience worldwide.

- Teleport and playout operator SatLink Communications has been selected to provide end-to-end broadcast services and content distribution for six Nigerian TV channels to Africa on Spacecom’s Amos-5 satellite.