Category Archives: -Top News AFRICA

Cell C launched IPTV service blackBOX

The new Black media player namely the blackBOX launched by Cell C is providing access to the companys Black streaming service. Live TV channels, subscription video-on-demand, movies and series rentals and purchase are offered by the blackBOX. Channels from Fox Africa, Sony, CBS Reality, TCM, True Movies, BBC and Bloomberg are also included. The on-demand [...]

Ooredoo revamped its TV multi room service

The multi-room service of Ooredoo has been revamped to provide families in Qatar more access to the latest entertainment. Before the launch of the service, customers would have needed to buy another full subscription from the operator to enjoy the services in a second room of their house.  With the revamp, however, Ooredoo TV customers [...]

Republic TV expands to MENA

OSN Pehla, pay TV operator in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) launched Republic TV. The English news channel Republic TV was launched six months ago in India and has broken its first international launch with OSN.  Republic TV, started by journalist Arnab Goswami, is the newest entrant in the Indian English news space. [...]

StarTimes Nigeria offers 50% discount on subscription

StarTimes have announced its 2017 Christmas promotion, in a move to entice new and existing subscribers across Nigeria. The promotion which began on November 16 through to January 31, 2018, the company said the Xmas deal is starting earlier to give its esteemed subscribers the chance to enjoy their favourite channels for an extended period [...]

M-Net to broadcast Dancing with the Stars SA

2018 will see a new dance show, Dancing With The Stars, kicking off in South Africa on M-Net.  South Africans are globally known for their rhythm, and now the new show will have a group of celebrities pull out their best dance moves.  Dancing With The Stars South Africa will premiere on M-Net early next [...]

GOtv in Malawi broadcast live All Africa Music Awards

MultiChoice announced Malawian GOtv viewers could enjoy All Africa Music Awards. MultiChoice Sales and Marketing Manager, Chimwemwe Nyirenda has disclosed that local viewers of one of the Africas affordable pay-tv watched the awards live on. The awards was beamed live on GOtv as well as on DStv. Nyirenda said, This is the first time that [...]

SVOD in MENA reached 1,6 million in Q3 2017

According to Dataxis latest research, 1,6 million people had subscribed to an SVOD platform in the third quarter of 2017 in Middle-East and North Africa (MENA). This represents a growth of +19% compared to the previous quarter, and sheds light on the steady rise observed in the market. Among the elements driving the growth are [...]

Muchinga province in Zambia all set for DTT transition

The Permanent Secretary of Muchinga, Bright Nundwe said, the province is ready to drift from analogue to digital due to the works on the modern television transmission site in Chinsali district of Muchinga province has forged ahead. The main motive for the construction of the modern television transmission site is to ameliorate the signal for [...]

StarTimes Nigeria bagged the rights to broadcast Bundesliga matches Live

StarTimes subscribers in Nigeria will keep enjoying live matches from the Bundesliga season as Borussia Dortmund slugs it out with Bayern Munich this weekend on StarTimes World football.  Brands and Marketing Director at StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, said the company is committed to deliver a fine mix of sporting cocktail live to its customers and football [...]

StarTimes Nigeria activated its daily subscription countrywide

Subscribers of StarTimes Nigeria are now able to enjoy their favourite channels any day using daily subscription or on a weekly package on the Nova bouquet. The basic bouquet subscribers can benefit of a low subscription rate by switching to daily or weekly package. Classic bouquet subscribers will be paying twice the rate basic subscribers [...]