Distribution - In Brief


- The world's number one music singing talent reality TV show, "The X Factor", has berthed in Africa for the first time on the shores of Nigeria, courtesy of Globacom. The ultimate winner of the spectacular show will cart home a princely sum of USD150,000 (N24million), the biggest purse among current reality TV shows. The winner will also win a recording contract with the internationally acclaimed Sony Music for the recording of an album and professional management of the winning individual or group. (Source : Biztech Africa)

- African producers and broadcasters: Here  is a brief tutorial on “Assessing Your YouTube Content Strategy”.

In France, the pay TV ‘bouquet Africain’ aggregated by Thema TV and distributed via multi-play offers from telecom service providers reached 140 000 households at the start of 2013 and has since stabilised.

- Globo has sold the broadcast rights for The Enchanted Tale, a telenovela, to OSN in Dubai and CBC in Egypt. Source here: