Category Archives: TV channels / Content

DPVR partners with TAN to provide virtual reality solutions in Africa

DPVR, a Shanghai-based company specializing in virtual reality (VR) device design and manufacturing, has recently announced a partnership with Travel Africa Network (TAN), a South African international satellite travel TV channel. As part of the partnership, DPVR will serve as a VR technology provider to offer its customized VR hardware and software services to TAN. [...]

Showmax’s The Wife breaks streaming records

Showmax’s The Wife has broken the streaming record for the most first-day views of all-time of the platform, beating the record previously set by Uthando Lodumo. The show, which is the first Showmax Original telenovela, also broke Devildorp’s record for the most hours watched within four days of launch, thus outperforming the launch of any [...]

MBC Group inks media deal with COFE App

MBC Group has announced a partnership deal with COFE App, the online coffee-centric marketplace which currently serves across UAE, KSA, and Kuwait. The strategic partnership will see the media group support the digital application in achieving its ambitious growth strategy through MBCs channels, digital platforms, and events. While the network will play a crucial role [...]

DStv’s HONEY TV unveils brand-new show: Talk With Toke Makinwa

Talk With Toke Makinwa will premiere on DStvs HONEY TV (channel 173) on November 19. On this show, viewers will see some of Africas biggest celebrities sit down for an intimate conversation with Nigerias Toke Makinwa. These in-depth interviews reveal the stories behind the headlines, addressing the stars controversies and triumphs, and finally giving them [...]

beIN SPORTS acquired broadcasting rights to XV World Padel Championship

beIN MEDIA GROUP (beIN), the global sports, entertainment and media group, and its flagship sports channel beIN SPORTS, have acquired the exclusive rights to the long-awaited XV World Padel Championship Qatar 2020 across 37 territories spanning the Middle East & North Africa (MENA), Asia-Pacific and North America. Viewers across four continents will be able to [...]

BBC News partners with EDAN and launch Africa Eye in French

BBC News has launched a new partnership with EDAN in French for BBC Africa Eye. For the first time BBC Africa Eye will become available in Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, DR Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, The Gambia, Gabon, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Rwanda, [...]

Netflix Games to debut its global rollout

NETFLIX announced not a while ago that it would be pursuing gaming content for its platform. The wait is finally over as Netflix Games starts its global roll-out on Android, with iOS to follow soon. The entertainment streaming platform has launched its Netflix games which include: Stranger Things: 1984 (BonusXP), Stranger Things 3: The Game [...]