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TV Archives - Discop Africa

Video Game Pioneer ATARI to Unveil Plans at DISCOP Johannesburg to Become a Global Television Player

October 12, 2016 |

Johannesburg | Los Angeles – Organizers of DISCOP JOHANNESBURG today announced the participation of gaming pioneer ATARI at its upcoming event, which takes place 2 – 4 November 2016.

Founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell, Atari, Inc, went … Read More

Latin Media Corporation will be presenting three new love stories during DISCOP Johannesburg

October 5, 2016 |

Latin Media Corporation, Jose Escalante’s 10 year production and distribution company with headquarters in Miami, FL USA will be presenting at Discop Africa its catalog of international titles that continues expanding with three new acquisitions including the huge Latin … Read More

‘Road to Destiny,’ a Big Success in Peru Heads to Africa

August 25, 2016 |

Once more, Televisa (DISCOP Africa participant) consolidates as Latin America’s Giant of entertainment, this time with the telenovela Road to Destiny and its successful walk through Peru.

During May and June, Road to Destiny reached 10.3 rating points and 22.6% … Read More

iroko+ Nollywood App Launches in Francophone Africa

February 22, 2016 |

CANAL+ GROUP and iROKO are launching the iroko+ SVOD service for French-speaking Africa. The app will be available on Android across all of French Speaking Africa, along with 1,500 hours of affordable, premium Nollywood & Télénovelas content to millions … Read More

Lebara® strikes exclusive content deal with MTA Productions

December 10, 2015 |

Lebara®, the universal brand for the world’s migrant community, has acquired exclusive rights to stream two popular sitcoms on its new multi-ethnic content service Lebara Play™.

Season 3 of Meet the Adebanjos, comprising 18 episodes, will … Read More

Genesis Studios Wants to Inspire Through Be.Television

June 23, 2015 |

On May 15th, DISCOP Africa participant Genesis Studios launched a Be.Television with a vision to inspire scion-cultural change through inspirational television content and programming. As a family oriented channel, Be.Television contains a variety of categories designed to meet the needs … Read More

DISCOP Africa 2014 High Lights: Crystal TV and Eutelsat sign a Major Deal

November 14, 2014 |

Crystal TV and Eutelsat team on accelerating access to digital channels in Ghana

Accra, Paris, 7 November 2014 — Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces it has sealed a ten-year contract with Crystal TV, Ghana’s leading commercial broadcaster, for … Read More

DISCOP Travels to Cameroon and DRC

July 10, 2014 |

It has been an exciting year for DISCOP Africa: our exhibiting spaces have sold at a record pace, registrations are surpassing expectations and the number of influential media organizations who are participating in one form or another is … Read More

Azteca and Cisneros Media Distribution Partner With AfricaXP to Launch Romanza+Africa

April 7, 2014 |

Two of the world’s largest telenovela producers Azteca and Cisneros Media Distribution (CMD) have partnered with AfricaXP a digital content distributor to launch Romanza+Africa, a new telenovela channel targeting English-speaking Africa.

Africa’s booming entertainment industry is drawing attention from around … Read More

What happened to the 2012 winners of the “Formats Pitching Competition”?

September 4, 2013 | 1

DISCOP Africa 2012 saw the inaugural edition of the Formats From Africa Pitching Competition. DISBOOK talks to last year’s winners and relives the experience with them, finding out what has happened to their winning format in the twelve … Read More