Monthly Archives: May 2017

ABS Broadcast and Ziptv launched IPTV platform in Ghana

ABS Broadcast is providing downlinking and turnaround services to Ghanas premium IPTV platform Ziptv. Ziptv is now receiving leading linear channels from ABS Broadcast, including AMC Movies, AMC Series, CNN, BBC News plus many more. This IPTV delivery solution was established and delivered by ABS Broadcast within a few days. The OTT Ziptv platform is [...]

StarTimes to invest in Turkey

Star Times Media Group, the Chinese pay TV operator has laid his eyes upon the Turkey. The company’s Director of International Marketing Wang Jin said that Chinese relations with Turkey had developed considerably as a result of the ‘Belt and Road Initiative.’ Wang Jin declared: “After analyzing this, we want to bring our new technologies [...]

Burkina Faso select Eutelsat for its DTT transition

Eutelsat Communications, one of the world’s leading operators of communications satellites. announced a new agreement with Société Burkinabè de Télédiffusion (SBT). This is a new step toward the digital migration process. The Eutelsat 3B satellite is already in action and delivers 20 channels on 35 digital transmitters all around the country. In addition to that [...]

Partner Communications in Israel to stream Netflix services

Netflix announced that their service will soon be available on Partner Communications networks, the second largest mobile operator in Israel. Terms of the contract remain secret but the launch of the service will be coming in the next weeks. Partner Communications will be the first Israel operator to offer Netflix on its set-top box. “Israeli [...]

Digital migration showing progress in South Africa

South Africa Department of Communications (DOC) has announced progress toward the digital migration for all households in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). According to Ayanda Dlodlo the DOC minister claims it to be the result of the new budget voted last week. The DTT deadline has been missed nonetheless. The government is still going into [...]

Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show coming to Africa

Comedy Central Africa, the Viacom owned entertainment channel bought the exclusive right of the famous U.S talk show: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon from NBC Universal International Distribution. Dillon Khan vice-president of Comedy Central in Africa declared: We are delighted that Jimmy will be joining our stellar line-up as star of The Tonight Show, [...]

GOtv announces more content and innovation

GOtv, Pay-TV provider in Nigeria reassured about new content to be announced on the Digital TV.  General Manager, Marketing and Sales, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho, went on about the positive feedback received from the group. According to Martin Mabutho:Top content that are not within the reach of average Nigerians are now available on GOtv. For [...]

Rwanda gets US$ 7 million from China to create a digital film production

Rwanda obtains a loan of US$ 7 million to fund a digital film and TV production studio, the loan came from the Chinese government via the Star Times group. Arthur Asiimwe, Director General of the Rwanda Broadcasting agency commented: The dabbing and production house will facilitate both private and public television houses in the country [...]

Chinese TV series on the rise in Africa

Chinese TV series is getting more and more viewership in Africa, they are often dubbed in English, French, Swahili and Hausa. Chinese TV series such as Beautiful Daughter-in-Law, The Young Doctor and The Ordinary World, along with movies such as Love is Not Blind and Miss Granny and The Left Ear, are all hits among [...]

Ooredoo TV launches new Ramadan promotion

Ooredoo TV previously known as Qtel has launched its latest promotion offer for the Ramadan period. This offer will allow TV customer to enjoy fast internet speed and 4K content on the Ooredoo TV. Customers who sign up for the service until June 30 will have access to this offer. Which is an upgrade of [...]