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Tigo Tanzania customers to have access to high tech services

With the announcement of the telecom operator to further modernize its network infrastructure, Tigo customers in Tanzania are to continue to enjoy high tech services. The news of the upgrade, communicated recently in Dar es Salaam will be well received from subscribers even as they continue to enjoy quality, smoother access to voice and high-speed [...]

Six operators fined in Tanzania for violating SIM registration rules

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority fined 6 telecom operators for violating subscriber registration rules. The violations include operators registering SIM cards with unauthorised identity cards or without taking photos of subscribers as well as registering subscribers whose identification details could not be traced back to the database. According to TCRA, the telecoms were charged with [...]

GRB Entertainment brings new shows on StarTimes and Azam TV

GRB Entertainment has recently licensed several shows including family-themed docuseries and lifestyle shows to the pay-tv operator StarTimes and Azam TV. The shows will be aired in Tanzania and Uganda, amongst other countries in Africa. StarTimes has acquired five seasons of My First Home. The show is about first-time homebuyers going through the process of [...]

Turner deals with Azam TV to reach the Eastern African territory with Boing

Turner is expanding its reach over the Eastern African territory with its new deal with Azam TV, the satellite platform in East Africa. Henceforth, Turners Boing Africa, a cartoon-based entertainment channel, will be brought into the continent. Little subscribers aged seven to fourteen of Azam TV will be served with Courage the Cowardly Dog, Johnny [...]

Internet undersea cable through the Horn of Africa costs 100 million USD

Internet connectivity via undersea cable has been proposed to provide internet redundancy for the Horn of Africa region and is expected to cost around 10.2 billion KES (100 million USD). The distance to be covered will extend over 4700 kilometres with the Djibouti-Africa Regional Express (DARE) agreement. Partnering with the governments and numerous telecoms operators [...]

Zuku offers free TV subscription for three months

Zuku TV, the home entertainment brand owned by the satellite pay-TV provider Wananchi Group, is offering free TV subscription for its new customers, during three months. The offer starts as from 1 September and mid-September will see Zukus existing customers be offered with 30 days of television viewing on their actual bouquet. This will be [...]

DStv to air EPL in Kiswahili language

Natives of the African countries speaking the Kiswahili language, especially Tanzanians will be thrilled. MultiChoices DStv will be broadcasting the English Premier League (EPL) live in Kiswahili language. The competition will be aired on SuperSport channels. Not less than 300 live EPL matches will be aired across Africa during the 2016/2017 season, with the matches [...]

TV1 in Tanzania bags broadcasting rights of EPL duels

Residents of Tanzania will be thrilled now, with the English Premier league (EPL) which will be brought closer to them. TV1, the Tanzania television channel owned by Swedish MTG, has acquired the broadcasting rights for all the EPL matches (starting on 13 August) live. The news was revealed by Joseph Sayi, the general manager of [...]

Azam TV inks deal with African Movie Channel for series’ launch

African Movie Channel (AMC) Series, the round the clock channel owned by the pay-TV broadcaster African Movie Channel, will be introduced on the Azam TVs platform, the pay TV operator based in Tanzania. According to the pact, Azam TV subscribers will be eligible to watch African TV series encompassing drama, reality, comedy, lifestyle genres and [...]

Travelxp now accessible on AzamTV

The deal has been signed between travelxp and AzamTV. Travelxp, the Indian high definition travel lifestyle channel, has tied up with AzamTV, the Tanzanian-based digital satellite service provider, to launch its signal in Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Malawi and Uganda. AzamTV subscribers will be have access to travelxp series content and programs including food, travel, lifestyles [...]