Tag Archives: TRACE

Trace launches a channel dedicated to Congolese music

On Wednesday 4 April, the Trace group launched Trace Kitoko, a television channel dedicated to Congolese music. Announced since August 15, 2017, it will be devoted to the rhythms that move the DRC and the Congo, as well as to its diaspora. “With more than 100 million inhabitants, the Congolese population is the largest French-speaking [...]

TPG Growth acquires major stake in Trace

TPG Growth acquired 75% of Trace’s shares. The new majority shareholder of the group obtained these shares of the Swedish group MTG, thanks to an agreement at the end of which the latter leaves the capital of Trace. Launched in 2003, TRACE runs initiatives that include subscription-based streaming service TRACE Play, South African mobile virtual [...]

TRACE introduces SVOD service Trace Play

TRACE, the youth-focused international media group, has finally launched its hybrid digital service for SVOD, live TV and radio, called Trace Play. The new service will be dedicated to entertainment and Urban music and is available several countries like Africa and will be further accessible in over 200 countries soon. Users will have unlimited access [...]

Trace is strengthening its offer for the African continent

In an exclusive interview with NexTV News Africa, Olivier Laouchez, CEO of Trace, revealed about its number of young subscribers amounting to 100 million with its presence in Europe, Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean. Having the urban culture as its core business, Trace is targeting one billion subscribers. With its massive investment into [...]

Trace Play to be launched before end of year 2016

Trace TV, the youth-focused international media group is all in to launch their SVOD service, Trace Play, by the end of this year, as announced by Olivier Laouchez, the companys CEO. The service will be available in both English and French encompassing 100 countries, including Africa. In an exclusive interview with NexTV News Africa, Laouchez, [...]

Zuku to air 2 new channels from Trace

Zuku TV, Wananchi Groups entertainment brand, will now be providing two channels from Trace, the international music and lifestyle broadcaster owned by Modern Times Group. The two channels are Trace Mziki and Trace Gospel. Trace Mziki, offers the best of modern African music. It airs an assortment of worldwide urban acts being very popular in [...]

DStv launches TRACE Naija and TRACE Mziki this month

Music lovers in Africa are served with two new music channels- TRACE Naija and TRACE Mziki, launched by DStv. subscribers already have access since the beginning of September to the new channels which are available on the Premium, Compact + and Compact bouquets. TRACE Naija is the one providing Afrobeats and the wider African music, [...]

Trace introduces three new music channels in Africa

Trace, the music and lifestyle broadcaster owned by Modern Times Group, has announced the future launch of three new music channels, locally-focused in Africa. The channels are: Trace Africa, Trace Mziki and Trace Naija. Each of them will have a specific region (southern, western and eastern) in Africa for which they have as target. The [...]

Arkena shoulders Trace for its SVOD service

Trace will be offering shortly offering Trace Play, a new SVoD service and opts for a collaboration with Arkena, and Cleeng which are experts in video monetization. They will offer the end-to-end OTT platform covering the content management, back-office and delivery for both live and on-demand content.   Trace Play will offer a broad range [...]

The African Basketball League to partner with Trace for TV broadcasting

The African Basketball League(ABL) has secured a partnership deal with TRACE as the official TV and digital partner for the league which tips off on the 4th of March 2016. With this newest partnership, African Basketball League games will be aired on TV in 160 countries across Africa, Europe, Asia, Indian Ocean and the Caribbean. [...]