Monthly Archives: May 2018

ZBC to launch a range of new channels

After the realization of digital migration, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) will roll out a range of new channels.  The channels will bring a change to ZBCs viewers after years of just watching one channel, ZTV. The channels will vary from history channel to religious channel to a security channel. The CEO of ZBC, Patrick Mavhura pointed out, We will increase [...]

DStv to roll out Africa’s first live TV shopping channel

TV Mall will be introduced on DStv 173 as from tomorrow, whereby presenters and product specialists will share information on a wide variety of shopping choices from fashion to furniture, technology to toys, and food to fitness.  TV Mall is a 24-hours a day channel which will initially screen live for 6 hours a day. TV [...]

VivaBox partners with AfricaXP to provide premium content for MTNTV Ghana

AfricaXP(AXP), Africas leading provider of premium themed content announced today that VivaBox DMS, a leading turn-key Mobile IPTV/OTT provider for Telcos has signed a multi-year contract to provide premium content for MTN-TV (Ghana). Under this agreement, 10 premium AXP channels will be provided to VivaBox for the MTNTV platform. MTN Ghanas 14 million subscribers will [...]

SES extends its reach in Nigeria to over 11 million TV Homes

Satellite operator SES exceptionally increased its technical reach in Nigeria to over 11 million TV homes in 2017, up from three million in 2015. The recent Satellite Monitor research has enabled to obtain a growth figure, a market study done by SES to provide awareness on the broadcasting industry and on SESs reach in the [...]

Toya Delazy, Africa’s Powerpuff Girl returns on Cartoon Network Africa

Cartoon Network Africa will provide its viewers an all-new episode of The Powerpuffs Girls, staring their sister Bliss on June 2018.  In her ongoing collaboration with Cartoon Network, South African pop sensation, Toya Delazy, will again voice the fourth Powerpuff Girl for this once-off special episode for the African continent. The new Bliss episode follows [...]

Kwesé TV bags advertising rights for World Cup 2018

Kwesé TV revealed that they have agreed advertising deals with major brands for the FIFA World Cup 2018. Along with that agreement, the company has sub-licensed its rights to the football tournament to over 35 sub-Saharan broadcasters. Kwesé TV has the exclusivity over the free-to-air and non-exclusive pay-tv broadcast rights to the World Cup in [...]

ICASA to introduce 5G Huddle in Durban

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is assisting the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) in hosting the 5th Annual 5G Huddle to be held for the first time in the Southern hemisphere. The 5G Huddle will be held in Durban from 29 to 30 May 2018 at the Garden Court, Marine Parade. The WWRF [...]

Renatelsat to be backed by AUFS for enhancing its satellite network in DRC

The National Satellite Telecommunication Network (Renatelsat) of the Democratic Republic of Congo signed a cooperation agreement with Africa Union Financial Services Ltd. (AUFS) on May 26, 2018. The overall goal of the partnership is to improve the technical capabilities and the financial health of the public enterprise of a technical and commercial nature, created in [...]

GHOne TV launches first children cooking show in Ghana

GHOne TV is introducing Mystery Basket Junior, a new childrens cooking show. Children will be able to show their cooking skills in the kitchen in this cookery programme on television. The show will be as follows with guest chefs who will be presented with a basket containing secret ingredients and along with these ingredients, they [...]

Orange DRC presents the first DRC BOX 4G

From May 24 to 26, 2018, Orange DRC participates in the Katanga Business Meeting (KBM). This business meeting is an opportunity for Orange DRC to meet companies operating in various economic sectors of the province, to listen to them and adapt its offers and services with added value. With the recent acquisition of the 4G [...]