Cartoon Network Africa Coming To Kwesé TV 3rd May

Cartoon Network Africa Coming To Kwesé TV 3rd May

Cartoon Network Africa Coming To Kwesé TV 3rd May

Pan-African DTH (Direct-To-Home) Satellite television provider – Kwesé TV has signed a distribution deal with Turner Southern Europe and Africa to include Cartoon Network Africa, Boomerang Africa and CNN International as part of their pay-TV packages. Cartoon Network, Boomerang and CNN International will be available to Kwesé TV subscribers from 3rd May, subscribers will get to enjoy a wide range of cartoons, including long-time favourites Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo! on Boomerang, and current hits such as We Bare Bears, Steven Universe and The Amazing World of Gumball on Cartoon Network. CNN International will also be available for those who want to keep up with current news and events.

All three channels will also be added to Kwesé TV’s mobile app, allowing subscribers to watch cartoons and the news on their smartphone anywhere on the continent. The new broadcasting deal expands Turner’s presence in Africa, which is currently a growing and emerging market.

Joseph Hundah, the President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Econet Media, the owners of Kwesé TV, commented on the distribution deal with Turner:

“We are a relatively new broadcaster with ambitions to become one of Africa’s leading networks. Our objective is to give more viewers in Africa access to the best in international and local content. This agreement with a global leader like Turner strengthens our proposition and takes us closer to achieving our goal. Turner’s superior content offering will appeal to our diverse audiences across the continent”

Jaime Ondarza, Senior Vice President for Turner Southern Europe and Africa also added:

“Partnering with Kwesé reflects our commitment to expand our presence and our consumer base across the African continent. With this new step in the development of Turner in Africa, we bring our content to more fans and audiences, across more screens”

http://worldscreen.com/tvmiddleeastafrica/trio-of-turner-channels-join-kwese-tv-lineup/

https://www.biznisafrica.co.za/kwese-tv-signs-major-broadcast-deal-with-turner/

https://www.kwese.com/news/830208/kwes%C3%A9-tv-signs-deal-turner-adding-3-global-brands-its-line

Guido Tundis Appointed As Director Of Content Syndication For Turner Southern Europe And Africa

Guido Tundis Appointed As Director Of Content Syndication For Turner Southern Europe And Africa

Guido Tundis Appointed As Director Of Content Syndication For Turner Southern Europe And Africa

From today (20/03/2017), Guido Tundis started his new role as Director Of Content Syndication For Turner Southern Europe And Africa, which covers France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and sub-Saharan Africa, he will report to Jaime Ondarza, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Turner Southern Europe & Africa. Prior to Turner, Guido Tundis previously worked at Italian media company – Mediaset as a Content Executive and has since worked for Disney and Vodafone Italy, he will now be responsible for syndication of Cartoon Network’s and Boomerang’s shows in the region.

http://www.primaonline.it/2017/03/20/254790/guido-tundis-e-il-nuovo-director-content-syndication-southern-europe-africa-di-turner/

http://www.e-duesse.it/News/Televisione/Turner-Guido-Tundis-e-il-nuovo-Director-Content-Syndication-Southern-Europe-Africa-215708

Ilaria Rossi Appointed Cartoon Network Italy Licencing Director

Ilaria Rossi Appointed Cartoon Network Italy Licencing Director

Ilaria Rossi Appointed Cartoon Network Italy Licencing Director

Today (19/01/2016), it was announced that Ilaria Rossi has been appointed as Director of Licensing for Turner Italy which includes channels such as Cartoon Network and Boomerang and also for Boing SpA, a joint venture between RTI Mediaset and Turner Broadcasting System Europe which also includes Boing Italy and Cartoonito Italy on Digital Terrestrial Television.

Ilaria Rossi will now report to Jaime Ondarza, senior vice president of Turner Southern Europe and Africa and Johanne Broadfield, vice president of licensing and merchandising for Turner Broadcasting System Europe. She has previously worked for Time Warner in the Warner Bros Consumer Products licencing division and has previously worked for Ratti SpA, Versace and Adidas.

Jaime Ondarza made this statement in regards of Ilaria Rossi’s appointment (translated):

“I am delighted that Ilaria is now back as part of the Time Warner group. I am certain that with her experience in the field of licensing will contribute to the growth of our business”

http://www.primaonline.it/2016/01/19/223957/ilaria-rossi-nominata-direttore-licensing-di-turner/