Monthly Archives: October 2017

Kwesé TV add new channel to entertainment bouquet

Kwesé TV, the Pan-African satellite company announced the addition of Kwesé Family to its entertainment bouquet. Kwesé Family is a channel designed to induce relaxation, engagement, upliftment and education for the whole family. This channel joins several other Kwesé channels including Kwesé Prime, Kwesé Inc., Kwesé Know, Kwesé Stories, Kwesé Movies 1, 2, 3 and [...]

DStv subscribers in Malawi to watch uninterrupted EPL

Chimwemwe Nyirenda , the Sales and Markerting Manager of MultiChoice Malawi said all digital satellite television (DStv) subscribers in Malawi will continue to enjoy uninterrupted live English Premier League matches until 2022. Nyirenda made the annoouncemener during a media retreat at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi. He said DStv has exclusive rights to beam all [...]

DTT on track in Zambia with 60% of work completed

The TopStar Sales Director, Cliff Sichone said over 60% work has been done on Zambias DSO project. Sichone said that the country is set to switch off from analogue to digital transmission by December 31, 2017. So far all the provincial centers and surrounding towns have already switched to Digital Terrestrial Television from analogue television. [...]

Twisted to debut on Vox Africa channel in November

Twisted the upcoming TV series directed by Ruke Amata and produced by Kevwe Ogunje. Nollywood actor Kevwe Ogunje will start his new TV series bringing the focus on African values and culture, and HIV. Twisted was written by Kande Fatoumata and Ruke Amata and the series were shot in England, Scotland, Wales and Nigeria. The [...]

Filmbox expands in Africa with Bleusat

Global media company SPI International/Filmbox has recently signed a multi-channel distribution agreement with Bleusat which is a DTT operator in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. After operating its activities in Eastern Europe, SPI/Filmbox is targeting again the African market. SPI international/Filmbox has frequently been expanding its distribution across the African continent. Filmbox is providing services [...]

New OTT streaming video service launched by Envivo in Africa

Envivo Communications Limited (TV Connect MENA), announced that there are new plans to launch a new OTT streaming video service, nVIVO TV which is powered by the Cisco Indefinite Video Platform to provide its subscribers access to more Nollywood and international video content across Africa. Despite the popularity of Nollywood content, Africa continues to register [...]

DTT to bring 12 TV stations to Zimbabwe

Zimpapers Television Network (ZTN), is aiming for a television broadcasting licence once the Zimbabwean Government completes digitisation. Upon completion of the DSO, the country will see 12 TV stations operating in the country. ZTN’s executive producer, Elton Mjanana said, “The ZTN team has been busy working on different types of productions not only targeting the [...]

Canalbox FTTH network launched in Gabon

Group Vivendi Africa (GVA), a new player in the telecommunications market in Africa, is launching its first CanalBox high speed broadband internet offer, in a commercial partnership with the Canal + group. GVA invests in its own network and ensures its construction and operation. Broadband for the general public and businesses will revolutionize Internet access [...]

Famous drama Roots to air on

The world-famous drama, Roots, starring Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Anna Paquin and Malachi Kirby, and featuring local stars Nokuthula Ledwaba, Mbulelo Grootboom and Nandi Nyembe, is coming to free-to-air television on on Monday, 6 November at 20h30. The chronicles of an African man sold into slavery in America and his descendants. In the 1770s [...]

Kwesé Free Sports to broadcast live Joshua VS Takam fight

Kwesé will broadcast Joshuas fight against Takam live on pan-Africans largest free-to-air channel Kwesé Free Sports, as the exclusive African broadcaster for all Anthony Joshua fights. Sports fans across Africa have free access to enjoy this explosive fight wherever they are. Kwesé Free Sports channel will provide full ring side access as Nigerias son Joshua [...]