Video In Africa

As African nations progress through analogue switchoff, the continent is looking to satellite to bridge the digital divide. As one of the largest media distributor in the world, we combine a strong regional presence with global reach.

We are the leader in direct-to-home (DTH) and high definition (HD) innovation, offering the right satellite capabilities to keep your business at the forefront of the new video landscape. More than 40 DTH operators trust us to deliver 8,000 TV channels to over 351 million households worldwide – more than any other satellite operator. Our TV services entertain and inform more than 1 billion people around the world.

We have made substantial investments to provide coverage over the continent. Our four prime video neighbourhoods play host to seven DTH platforms – including Canal+, Zuku, StarSat, MultiTV and Globecast – and transmit 707 TV channels to more than 7 million DTH homes  in Africa’s key Francophone and Anglophone markets.
We have 10 satellites covering Africa, and regional offices in Accra, Lagos and Addis Ababa. Our local on-the-ground teams provide satellite communications services combine knowledge of local market conditions with more than 30 years of experience delivering satellite solutions to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, business and governmental organisations.

It is our vision in Africa to help broadcasters develop the market in their region, and meet the continent’s growing demand for bigger and better content and connectivity.