Monthly Archives: November 2016

Cellcom introduces internet TV service to Apple TV

It has been announced this week. Cellcom, the Israeli mobile phone operator, will offer a multi-channel TV service to Apple TV. Both broadcast channels and video-on-demand (in a low-cost service) are offered with cable company Hot and satellite firm Yes. Nir Sztern, Chief Executive at Cellcom, said: “We had a mission to change the TV [...]

Ghana government renews its commitment to achieve full migration

The government of Ghana is attempting to complete the digital migration process in the country. Edward Omane Boamah, the Minister of Communications, is committed to offer the Ghanaians an improved experience about the quality, picture and sound, as well as more channels to watch. With the deadline for the full switch over being postponed several [...]

ICFLIX to offer Tunisian Comedy

ICFLIX, the internet streaming service from Middle East North Africa, will soon be releasing its Tunisian social comedy movie, WOH! It is in partnership with Hit Production and Ulysson Production and directed by Ismahane Lahmar. The story revolves around the Tounsia family which is dysfunctional. Zakia is the matriarch of the family ad loves her [...]

TV.AE brings matches from Arabian Gulf League  

  Matches from the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) is now be available digitally on TV.AE, the streaming platform based in the middle east. The content is accessible on-demand and anywhere, anytime. The football league kicked off in September for a season ending in 2017. Ali Al Shaiba, the CEO of TV.AE said: The level of [...]

Image Nation teams up with CICC for content fund

Image Nation, the media and entertainment company in Abu Dhabi, is partnering with The China Intercontinental Communication Center (CICC). The collaboration will result in the two organisations developing their own film and TV sectors. Included in the pact will be a film fund worth 300 million USD which will be invested in commercial film and [...]

Trace Africa allows music videos from Malawi

Trace Africa, the international music channel from the Trace brand, has recently gave its approval for showcasing urban music videos from Malawi. Videos were submitted by Malawi artists and sent to the channel on DStv channel 326, upon request by MultiChoice Malawi. Among the music videos accepted are those from Theo Thomson- Magic and Wings, [...]

GOtv Kenya reduces prices for festive season

GOtv, the low-cost pay-TV channel in Africa, has reduced its monthly subscription by 24% for the coming three months, in Kenya. Residents of the region will be able to enjoy their Christmas season better. The GOtv Plus bouquet will now be 699 KES (6.86 USD) instead of 920 KES (9.03 USD). Kenyans will be able [...]

Spice TV switches DStv channel and expands across Africa  

  Spice TV, the African fashion channel, will be switching DStv channel as from the beginning of December. It will be available on DStv channel 190 instead of channel 192. The channel will still be dedicated to exploring African achievements in fashion, beauty and lifestyle. With this move, the channel will thus be expanding its [...]

StarTimes partners with One Championship to screen MMA content in Africa  

StarTimes, the pay-TV operator in Africa, has partnered with ONE Championship, the sports media property. According to the deal, StarTimes will screen the world-class MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) content to its various fans across Africa. Both local and international content revolving around the MMA talents will be showcased. Victor Cui, CEO of ONE Championship, revealed: [...]

SuperSport-Ghana Premier League deal terminates

After three years of success, the deal between Ghana Premier League and SuperSport International has come to an end. The agreement has not been renewed, resulting in SuperSport not having the broadcasting rights for the Ghana Premier League for the coming season. Cecil Sunkwa-Mills, the General Manager of Multichoice Ghana, said: “We’re proud and honoured [...]