Category Archives: -News AFRICA

Telkom Kenya deploys financial resources for 3G and 4G

Today, Telkom Kenya announced a grand promotion that will see 50 subscribers win 50 cars each for the next 10 weeks. The telecoms company decidedly launched the campaign on Valentines Day to commemorate a significant growth in the number of subscriber under its umbrella. As the telco switched ownership to its current largest shareholder Helios [...]

NBC launches DTT in Enugu, Nigeria

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) launched the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) which would enable the nation to switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting. Governor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, who was present at the NTA Enugu premises where the Digital Switch Over (DSO) took place, promised to buy 10,000 set top boxes to be [...]

DSO in Nigeria supported by GOtv

Nigerias Federal Government to roll out DSO project in Enugu and Oshogbo as part of its commitment to transition from analogue to Digital Terrestrial Transmission across the nation. Mr. Ishaq Moddibo-Kawu, the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), said that the preparations for the launch in the two mentioned above states are close to [...]

Revamped programming and rebranding for TV Africa

Ideal Groupe, a major shareholder in TV Africa, rolled out a big re-branding campaign to re-position the station following 13 years of operations under the old management.  The on-air programming was given the refresh treatment as well now seeks to give a new look and feel that will give viewers the best experience with new [...]

DStv and GOtv Nigeria give free subscription to customers

MultiChoice Nigeria, owners of DStv and GOtv pay TV services in Nigeria announced that they are giving free subscription to its subscribers. MultiChoice Nigeria declared that it was offering its subscribers the opportunity to enjoy the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show for six days without any payment. According to the notice titled Enjoy #BBNaija [...]

NBC chose Harmonic for Olympic Winter Games 2018

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has opted for Harmonic to provide MediaGrid shared storage systems and Spectrum MediaDeck integrated media servers for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February. The announcement was made on 8 February by Jim [...]

MultiChoice Nigeria’s ordeal over renewal

A real ordeal could fall on MultiChoice. Indeed, Naspers’ subsidiary may no longer operate in Nigeria from June 2019, when the license expires which it uses to provide its DsTV and GoTV offerings in the Federal Republic. According to the Daily Times, which allegedly had access to correspondence sent by MultiChoice to the local antenna [...]

Media stars to host TV Africa Breakfast Live

Media star, Obuobia Darko-Opoku will be hosting the all new Television Africa current affairs morning show dubbed ‘Breakfast Live’ with actress Nikki Samonas and beautiful Khadijat Starting from 12th February, 2018 6am – 9am. Together with their guests, the star crew will provide in-depth analysis of issues under social, political, health, creative Arts and current [...]

New Channel Racing World to be launched in Africa

Kiron Interactive, Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited partnered up to launch a fixed-odds betting channel to broadcast top-class live British, Irish and South African horseracing and virtual racing in betting shops throughout Africa. The new satellite channel, named Racing World, will offer fixed odds betting on British and Irish racing (Jumps and Flat), South African [...]