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RT pulled from African transmissions

Broadcasts of RT, the former Russia Today, have been pulled over Africa. While the channel went dark on South Africa’s DStv pay-TV bouquet in March last year, there were still transmissions on StarSat and StarTimes for many African countries. These have now ended with SES blacking out the channel. SES in the past has said […]

February 27, 2023By Chris Forrester

Analyst: Africa to reach 51m pay-TV subs

Nearly 17 million pay TV subscribers will be added in Africa between 2020 and 2026 to take the total to 51 million, according to the Africa Pay TV Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. Nigeria will be close to 11 million, with South Africa bringing in another 9 million. “Multichoice had 15.51 million […]

January 4, 2021