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MBC Action bags Formula E rights in MENA

MBC Action has bagged the rights to beam Formula E races across the Middle East and North Africa for the next two seasons. With live coverage of the final practice session, qualifying shoot-out and the E-Prix itself, MBC Action will also offer post-race highlights and programming between races – as well as preview segments and [...]

Kwesé iflix promotes local content by partnering with BusTop TV

Kwese-iflix has collaborated with media company, BusTop TV to provide comedy series, Comic Tick, on the Kwesé iflix platform. However, Bustop TV has already beamed the first season with 10 episodes of the comedy series Comic Tick without Kwesé iflixs patronage. But now Kwesé iflix is funding the production of the second season.  The founder of [...]

Acorn TV now available in SA

Global video streaming service Acorn TV is now available in South Africa offering subscribers British and international television series. Acorn TV is already present in 29 countries including Australia, New Zealand, India, as well as the Caribbean (Bahamas, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent, Dominica, Antigua, Barbuda, [...]

Telesol rolls out latest 4G internet service in Ghana

Telesol, a 4G-internet service provider stated that the operator is set to adopt new technologies to widen the current digital gap between Africa and the rest of the world beginning from Ghana. The managing director of Telesol, Funmi Lamptey declared, The focus that keeps driving us into innovation is the quest to ensure that Ghanaians [...]

Startimes sealed TV deals with Kotoko and Kariobangi Sharks

Asante Kotoko and Kariobangi have sealed deals with Chinese Pay-TV Startimes to have the home matches of their CAF Confederation Cup first qualifying round broadcast live.  This means Saturday’s first leg at the Kasarani Stadium starting 3.00pm (1pm GMT) will be live on TV across Africa. ”All parties, including crew who will produce the game, [...]

Zain is now exclusive on Amazon Prime in Kuwait

Zain, the digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the launch of an exclusive Amazon Prime Video offer for the first time in Kuwait. Through its exclusive offer which will start on December 13, Zain will provide its customers with award-winning movies and TV shows on its most advanced network, including Prime Originals and TV series [...]

Disney Channel Africa is launching a new animated show

Disney Channel Africa is launching a new puppy themed animated series. The company posted a promo video featuring the puppies from a 101 dalmatians, which is called 101 Dalmatian Street. Join Dolly and Dylan on their daily adventures with all their pup friends, the company said in the promo. The show is based on the [...]

88% of households in Qatar are connected to Ooredoo fibre

Ooredoo announced that it has reached another historic milestone in its drive towards the future of home entertainment systems by connecting 400,000 Qatari homes to its fibre network.   This impressive achievement was reached in November 2018, and consolidates Ooredoos position as a market leader in the telecommunications industry and a driving force behind Qatars [...]