Monthly Archives: May 2018

Tanzania struck with high-speed Internet

ARUSHA, TanzaniaSmile Communications (Tanzania), a company that specializes in high speed Internet services, has opened business in Arusha. Smile Communications Tanzania, a subsidiary company of Smile Holdings Ltd was founded and incorporated in Mauritius in 2007. Smile will offer the new 4G LTE services. Tanzania is the first African country to benefit from these developments [...]

Kwesé TV-MTN Uganda collaborate to facilitate subscription payment

Kwesé TV and MTN Uganda subscribers would be delighted to pay and renew their subscriptions services via MTN Mobile Money platforms with the partnership of Kwesé TV and MTN Uganda to ease subscription payment. The Uganda Country Manager of Kwesé TV, Herbert Mucunguzi communicated that this partnership allows Kwesé TV subscribers to renew their subscriptions [...]

PlayBox partners with Ghana’s Citi TV channel

PlayBox Technology has disclosed the conclusion of a major project for Ghanas Citi TV by systems integration partner TV & Communication Systems (TVC) in collaboration with Vision in Motion. The project comprises the design and integration of two live production studios, programme storage and media asset management, fully tested and authorized at the broadcasters headquarters [...]

SatADSL and Camtel collaborate to connect Cameroon

A new alliance between SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT service via satellite, and Camtel- Cameroons national telecommunications provider was concluded to provide satellite connectivity across Cameroon. This partnership will be followed by a trial of SatADSLs range of competitive satellite connectivity solutions across a variety of public and private enterprises and communities in Cameroon. [...]

Tastemade and TYT Network of YouTube TV available in South Africa now

Youtube TV is bringing two digital-first media companies, Tastemade and TYT Network into the pay-TV realm and both will be available in South Africa. Googles internet-TV service is adding 24-hour linear channels from Tastemade, a travel, food and lifestyle media company, and TYT, which focuses on news commentary, politics and entertainment. Both will join the YouTube TV lineup starting Thursday. [...]

StarzPlay treats viewers to seven new shows for Ramadan

Dubai-based online subscription video platform StarzPlay has introduced seven new Arabic shows during Ramadan. The founder and CEO Maaz Sheikh stated that the shows will consist of a mix of Egyptian, Syrian and Lebanese producers and actors, including some of the biggest names in the regional film industry such as Haifa Wehbe, who will star [...]

St Nollywood kicked off on StarTimes in Africa

The top-ranked digital Pay TV Company, StarTimes have introduced the listing of ST Nollywood Plus as promised to ensure that subscribers have access to the best possible entertainment. St Nollywood is available on channel 13 on classic bouquet and it is a movie focused and global entertainment channel. The Brand and Marketing Director, Qasim Elegbede, [...]

5G trials to roll out in South Africa by Comsol, Verizon and Samsung

Comsol Networks has promulgated a collaboration with technology giants Verizon and Samsung, to launch 5G wireless trials in South Africa. This partnership aimed at distributing a wireless solution that rivals FTTx offerings, including Fibre-to-the-Business and Fibre-to-the-Home, by early-2019. Iain Stevenson, Comsol CEO, said, In early trials in the US, Verizon has shown the potential of [...]