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The international division of Discovery is launching its TLC HD channel in the MENA region, sealing a carriage deal with OSN.
The pay TV platform will exclusively carry the female-skewing channel on its service. The channel will be programmed with international and US TLC content as well as showcasing content from Discovery’s OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
TLC HD will roll out on OSN on March 24, 2014. More here

Jos in Plateau state is set to lead Nigeria in switching from analogue to digital television broadcasting, according to the state’s commissioner of information and communication Olivia Daziem. Full story here:

South Africa’s MultiChoice has announced its annual DStv price increases, with its the cost of its Compact and Premium bouquets being raised by over six per cent. The new pricing plan will come into effect on April 1, 2014. Full story here: