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The ADB approves funding for Trans-Saharan Fiber-optic Ridge between Algeria, Niger, Nigeria and Chad

The African Development Bank (ADB) has given its approval for funding the Trans-Saharan Fiber-optic Research project for the interconnection of Algeria, Niger, Nigeria, Mali and Chad. The new has been announced by Boubacar Sidiki Traore, the representative of the ADB in Algeria. In the first phase the Trans-Saharan Fiber-optic Ridge project, the four countries namely [...]

Afrostream now in 24 regions of Francophone African countries

Afrostream, the subscription video-on-demand service in Africa, is extending its services over 24 Francophone countries in Africa. This will further boost the companys development after its roll out in France, Luxembourg, Belgium and Switzerland. Tonjé Bakang, CEO of Afrostream, said: Streaming services are on the rise in Africa and we are proud to be able [...]

20th Century Fox seals deal with Les Films 26 for distribution in over 21 African countries

20th Century Fox has entered into a strategic partnership with Les Films 26 for the distribution of its films in 21 countries across Africa. Among the titles to be included are Ice Age: Collision Course, Assassins Creed from New Regency, The Birth of a Nation from Fox Searchlight and DreamWorks Animations Trolls. The agreement will [...]

StarTimes sign additional DTT agreement in Africa

The digital migration process in Africa is being intensified and expanded. Additional agreements between StarTimes Group and broadcasting institutions. In view of migrating from analogue to digital broadcasting, the China group has sealed the pact with numerous African countries including Angola, Ghana, Gabon, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe.   In order to boost the process across Africa, [...]