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Egypt’s TE Data Pacts with icflix for On-Demand Content

DUBAI: TE Data in Egypt has partnered with streaming platform icflix, giving its customers access to the premium service via any internet-enabled device. The team-up will let TE Data clents view movies, TV shows and documentaries, including Arabic titles and content from both Hollywood and Bollywood. As part of a ...

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Globo Content to Air on ZAP in Angola & Mozambique

SÃO PAULO: Globo has entered into a partnership with African TV provider ZAP that will see Brazilian content aired in Angola and Mozambique. ZAP will begin carrying Globo titles July 1 on both a standard and HD feed. Additionally, the deal will include the launch of the new channel Globo ...

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Imagina International Sales Places Titles in Middle East

MADRID: Imagina International Sales has sold several Spanish titles to Iranian media group Gem TV. The family series El Faro, produced by Atlántida Media and currently airing its fourth season on Televisión de Galicia, is set for broadcast on the Rubix network. Meanwhile, Media Sur’s docuseries La Báscula has been ...

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GRB Entertainment Places Docuseries in Africa

SHERMAN OAKS: GRB Entertainment has sold several titles from its OWN catalogue to African subscription platform M-Net. The service picked up two seasons each of the docuseries Raising Whitley and Deion’s Family Playbook, along with the special Knight Life with Gladys. Other acquisitions include Blackboard Wars, two seasons of Welcome ...

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Record Attendance at Latest DISCOP Africa

LONDON: The tenth edition of DISCOP Africa wrapped up last week with record-breaking attendance numbers, concluding with 618 participants from 51 countries. Held in Abidjan from June 2 to 4, the event saw 5,000 meetings held by 48 international distributors, 142 broadcasters and platforms and 134 independent producers. It also ...

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English Club TV Now Available Across Africa

LONDON: The educational channel English Club TV has launched across Africa. The network can be found in 37 countries throughout the continent via CANAL+ Overseas’ basic package. The deal was reached between ECTV Network, a part of English Club TV Group, and CANAL+ Overseas. Andrew Semchenko, the CEO of the ...

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Globo Channels to Launch in Angola & Mozambique

SÃO PAULO: Starting next month, satellite TV operator ZAP is set to become the exclusive home of programming from Brazil’s Globo in Angola and Mozambique. Through this deal, Globo will air in those countries through two signals: an HD feed and the new telenovela channel Globo ON. ZAP is slated ...

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Discovery to Launch New Arabic Free-TV Channel in MENA Region

LONDON: Discovery Communications has teamed up with Image Nation to create and launch a new Arabic-language, free-to-air channel for the Middle East and North Africa, Quest Arabiya. Set to debut in the fourth quarter of this year, Quest Arabiya will be a male-skewed channel featuring factual and reality programs. It ...

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OSN & CNBC Renew Carriage Pact

LONDON: CNBC and OSN have renewed their channel distribution deal, which now also includes online viewing. The CNBC business news channel will remain on the OSN pay-TV platform in the Middle East and North Africa. The long-term pact also provides OSN viewers with anytime access to CNBC content via the ...

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Caracol’s Fugitives Debuts in Africa

BOGOTÁ: The series Fugitives, distributed by Caracol TV Internacional, has premiered in African territories via the Star Novelas channel. The production airs Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. It tells the story of a prestigious civil engineer who is imprisoned after being wrongfully accused of a crime. There he meets ...

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