Category Archives: -Top News AFRICA

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 [...]

Starz Play now on Ooredoo TV

  The best of Hollywood, Bollywood and childrens entertainment will now be available through Ooredoo TVS set up box. Customers can enjoy video on demand with Ooredoo TV in the comfort of their homes. For as little as $15 a month with no lock in contract, customers can subscribe to a family bundle which include [...]

OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies

As of March, Dubai-based pay tv operator OSN will air only OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Sports Channel.  According to OSNs new CEO Patrick Tillieux, changes to this will allow more room for movies and other key contents to be aired, specially content targeted to female viewers. There will also be more pop up [...]

e-media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal

After the launch of the website www.emedia.sn and the station iRadio (90.3 FM) in October 2018, E-Media group in Senegal completes its offer by launching its flagship channel iTV on the DTT platform in Senegal.   Prior to its launched, The TV station had been tested for a few weeks on the digital television platform in [...]

Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes

Plus TV, the 24-hour news channel, will be broadcasted on StarTimes. The Pan-African station englobes news in business, politics, sports, entertainment to name a few.  According to Oasim Elegbede, StarTimes Brand and Marketing Director, Plus TV Africa is a proof of our effort in meeting the demand of our subscribers seeking for more news and [...]

EFC available on SuperSport in Sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has seized a multi-year broadcast deal with the EFC, which comes into effect in March. The pay TV channel have doubled down on their commitment to MMA after also collaborating up with the UFC in the new year. Well aware of the international growth of MMA, we are proud to partner with EFC. Apart from high-quality [...]

Showmax to launch first travel-comedy show ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’

South African streaming service Showmax has recently declared its Original show Trippin’ With Skhumba is underway and will soon be available. Trippin’ With Skhumba is Showmaxs third original show after Talis Wedding Diary and The Girl from St Agnes. In each 30-minute episode, Skhumba Hlophe and fellow South African comedians will take us in their [...]

ZBC-TV to air Coke Studio Africa

Coke Studio Africas 2019 edition will begin this Saturday on local television ZBC-TV from 7pm to 8pm and other television stations across the continent. Coke Studio Africa is a non-competitive music partnership show produced in Kenya to bring together and celebrate African music and talent. Zimbabwes sole broadcaster ZBC-TV will be airing the show every Saturday for about eight [...]

DTT deployment in Ivory Coast will begin in February

The distribution of digital terrestrial television (DTT) will begin in Ivory Coast in February in the Abidjan region. During a ceremony, the Minister of Communication and Media, Sidiki Tiémoko Touré, declared, The definitive launch of digital terrestrial television is expected for February 8, 2019. The airing of DTT signals in the Abidjan area follows the [...]

Kwese Free Sports launched new programmes for 2019

Kwesé Free Sports, the free-to-air channel is offering viewers across the continent a variety of sports programmes including football, sports entertainment, basketball, tennis, and boxing among others has rolled out new TV programmes in Ghana. Some exciting shows to look forward to on the KFS channel include Arena, Head Start, Home Run, Final Whistle, Kwese [...]