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Network provider du to double broadband speeds free of charge in UAE

du communicated that their broadband speeds have been doubled for all new and existing Triple Play Home subscribers, permanently for free. New and existing triple play du home subscribers now have access to better value and faster connectivity free of charge. Regarding the constant development of data consumption on the du network, which has improved by 200 per cent over [...]

Jamcell Telecommunication Network to begin operations in Liberia

Liberia’s telecommunications market is enriched by a new broadband Internet service provider. The Telecommunications Authority (LTA) has just granted an individual universal license to JamCell. Jamcell will be able to evolve in the Data segment, but also to offer voice and video services. JamCell will be offering Triple Play across the country. JamCell will offer [...]

Serius Telecoms officially launched in Senegal

In a market dominated by Orange, Senegals regulator has now introduced more competition on its market. The virtual mobile network operator, Serius Telecoms Africa, owned by businessman Mbackiyou Fayewas officially launched at the start of 2019. The telecom company obtained its operating license in June 2017, after having applied for a public call for applications [...]

Etisalat launched 5G services for consumers

Etisalat has announced its launch of 5G service for all consumers with its infrastructure and network ready to support all 5G devices in 2019. The network can now provide faster data connectivity combined with higher speed. With continuous investments in technology and innovation on the network, etisalats infrastructure can enable 5G connectivity today for all [...]

EBC and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters partner with Eutelsat for Video Capacity

Eutelsat Communications has partnered with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite which will now broadcast a big major part of Ethiopias channels. Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) is the Ethiopias oldest and largest free-to-air broadcaster which provide programmes such as news, sport, [...]

NBA All-Star Weekend 2019 live on Kwesé Free Sports

From 15-17 February, Kwesé Free Sports will air the most talked sports events on the NBA calendar, via Kwesé TV decoder and Kwesé iflix mobile app subscribtions and also Kwesé Play.  Basketball fanatics will enjoy a weekend of captivating events which kicks off on Saturday 16 February, with the Rising Star Game.  Any viewers who [...]

Zain Group invests $750M in networks expansion

Zain Group has announced an investment of $750 million in 4G networks and 5G upgrades including fiber (FTTH) in the Middle East markets.  Bader Al-Kharafi, the CEO of Zain Group said: Initiatives such as optimizing the synergies between the Group, Omantel and all operations, investments in fiber and network upgrades and opening up of our [...]

Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features. The new set up box, which is real HDR 4K, providing high resolution picture to viewers and has a 16GB memory, this allows subscribers to [...]

Malawi true story, ‘The boy who harnessed the wind’ on Netflix

Netflix will release The boy who harnessed the wind which has been adapted by the best-selling book by William Kamkwamba and Brian Mealer. Chiwetel Ejiofor, who is also an Oscar nominee, plays the role of the main characters father. He makes his directing debut with this beautiful, true story of William, the main character of [...]

TVC Communications launches its new HD studio in Nigeria

TVC news has launched a brand-new high definition studio in Lagos, Nigeria. Based on its substantial investment, TVC is now in a position to become the leader in breaking news in Nigeria. Chief Executive Officer, TVC Communications, Andrew Hanlon said, Behind this state-of-the art studio in Lagos lies the real engine of our news operation: [...]