Broadcast - In Brief


- AB Sat Africa: The first independent French broadcaster, AB Sat, editor of nearly twenty thematic TV channels for Africa's development. This week, nearly a dozen TV Group channels are broadcast by over thirty local TV operators in subscription packages or stand-alone. In Ouagadougou, Lomé, Dakar, Bamako and Yaounde, Djibouti or Libreville, Conakry or Pointe Noire, Africa now offers the best channels to its viewers. More here 

- RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd has signed a long-term agreement with Fox International Channels (FIC), 21st Century Fox’s international multi-media business, to support broadcast of its French channels throughout Africa. FIC, which operates more than 300 channels globally, reaching over 1.6 billion viewers worldwide, is now expanding its content reach to the African continent with the RRsat’s Global Network and MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd.’s (“MEASAT”) AFRICASAT-1a satellite. Source: At Vogue Communications Agency (SA) and RRsat.