Telemundo Premieres in Africa


MIAMI: The Telemundo channel has officially begun operating in Africa, where it is available in more than 48 countries through MultiChoice’s DStv digital pay-TV satellite platform.

Touting the tagline Telemundo: Feel the Passion, the network is delivering programming such as Precious Rose, Aurora, My Heart Beats for Lola Volcán and Behind Closed Doors. The channel is available in English and Portuguese.

Marcos Santana, the president of the international division of Telemundo Media, said, "Telemundo is the first Latino channel dubbed into English and Portuguese that is geared completely towards the territories of South Africa and Sub-Sahara. We are pleased to make this great step into a market that demands excellence in content because what characterizes our telenovelas is the quality of our productions.”