NDTV 24X7 hops on to MultiChoice platform in Africa

MUMBAI: Leading English news channel NDTV 24X7 is now available on the MultiChoice platform in Africa.


The MultiChoice platform will now carry both North and South Indian content. The North Indian bouquet, currently comprising the Sony, B4U and Zee TV channels, will be enhanced with the addition of NDTV 24X7.

A new South Indian bouquet will also include NDTV 24X7 amongst the other channels. 

Linda Vermaas, MultiChoice's general manager content was quoted in an official release as saying, "The addition of NDTV 24X7 to the North and South Indian offering is evidence of MultiChoice's ongoing commitment to bringing high quality entertainment and information to its diverse subscriber base. It's taken us two years of intense research and negotiation to ensure that we secured channels that would meet the rich cultural and linguistic needs of South Africa's Indian population."

Sameer Manchanda, Director - NDTV said, "We're very pleased to be partnering with MultiChoice to make India's no. 1 English news channel available to the large Indian diaspora in Africa. We're confident that NDTV will further strengthen the strong bond that the community shares with India and we will continue to provide the best and most credible news coverage from the region.

The North and South Indian bouquets is being marketed under the banner of DStv Indian. Multichoice's DStv Indian package was officially launched in South Africa on Wednesday (21 July). 

Latest Reads
CNN-News18 'Indian of the year' 2017 special Telecast on 9 and 10 December

MUMBAI: The awards night of the annual and flagship initiative of CNN-News18, ‘Indian of the Year – 2017’ will be telecasted on the 9 and 10 of December at 9:30 PM on the channel. The initiative, whichrecognizes and awards the exceptional contribution and achievements of the iconic Indian citizens...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Music channels bet on shows to boost viewership

MUMBAI: Seems like music channels are playing second fiddle to online music platforms when it comes to playing tracks. In an attempt to grab more eyeballs, pure-play music channels on television are moving away from the music content and focusing more on the youth-centric shows.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
Zee TV leads Hindi GECs in week 48 of Barc ratings

MUMBAI: Zee TV emerged as the leader among Hindi general entertainment channels (urban + rural) dethroning Zee Anmol, according to Broadcast Audience Research Council’s (BARC) all-India data for week 48.

Television TV Channels GECs
Republic TV continues lead as genre ratings rise

BENGALURU:Two of weeks earlier, we had mentioned that the English News genre’s four week average ratings and weekly ratings have been falling since weeks 29 to 32 of 2017. The fall continued until week 47 of 2017 when the combined Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly ratings...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
SPN India acquires TV, OTT rights for T10 Cricket League

MUMBAI: The newly introduced T10 Cricket league (TCL), which will be played at the UAE’s Sharjah Cricket Stadium, will be telecast live on Sony ESPN. The league is a four-day event running from the 14th to the 17th of December 2017.

Television TV Channels Sports
News Corp’s new ad network takes on Facebook, Google

Training its guns at the digital-ad dominance of Google and Facebook, News Corp has launched a platform, News IQ, to let advertisers reach audiences across all of its online properties.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Gracenote launches channel monitoring solution for broadcasters

MUMBAI: Gracenote, a Nielsen company, has launched its next-generation TV distribution monitoring and reporting solution developed specifically for the Indian TV market called TV Street Maps 2.0.

Television TV Channels People
Food content dominates viewership on lifestyle channels

MUMBAI: Living foodz seems to rule the roost among all other lifestyle channels on Indian television. The channel not only has a large female fan following but also a substantial male viewership that craves food content.

Television TV Channels Viewership
Hindi news channels alter programming for Gujarat elections

MUMBAI: With the Gujarat elections on the horizon, the central government has made several populist moves including the cut in GST on many products and services. Hindi news channels have rearranged their programming line-up for the upcoming assembly elections, which will be held in two phases—9...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories