Monthly Archives: October 2018

DStv Compact subscribers can now enjoy La Liga soccer

DStv Compact subscribers can now enjoy La Liga soccer matches as it has been added to the package. SuperSport 7 HD that is home to La Liga in South Africa went live yesterday for Compact subscribers. The Chief Executive of SuperSport, Gideon Khobane, declared, The DStv Compact customer has generally over the last few years [...]

Calvo Mawela named Group CEO for newly formed MultiChoice Group

Naspers has officialised the appointment of Calvo Mawela as Group chief executive officer of the newly established MultiChoice Group. A month ago, Naspers has expressed their willingness to unbundle Africas TV operator, MultiChoice. The Pay-Tv operator which beam in approximately 50 countries will be known as MultiChoice Group and Naspers will retain its listing on the JSE. [...]

DStv Now accessible with a regular subscription in SA

DStv Now allows an active DStv subscriber in any African country to access regular content based on their subscription bouquet from their mobile device. Active subscribers can Live stream most channels and as well have access to Catch Up which contains an array of popular shows, sport, and movies. Furthermore, they can download up to 25 [...]

Airtel and Coverage Broadband roll out 3flix Mobile TV service in Nigeria

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has inked a strategic partnership with Coverage Broadband, a subsidiary of Phase 3 Telecom, to introduce 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria. With this collaboration, subscribers will be able to have access to a special bundled data plan on Airtel to enjoy 3flix live television channels which cover music, movies, [...]

NTV to air BBC’s Smart Money Show

Smart Money was launched officially on Monday, October 22, 2018 with a nearly all-African-journalists team behind sharing the compelling entrepreneurship stories under the BBC Smart Money banner. The first production of the BBC Smart Money will be available on seven local channels, with Kenyas NTV set to air the program on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10.05 [...]

Vodacom introduces Super HD Voice in South Africa

Vodacom South Africa is collaborating with device manufacturers to launch the next phase in enhancing the Vodacom network, Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) also called the Super High Definition (SHD) voice or HD Voice+ in a live commercial network. VoLTE subscribers having a compatible handset on the Vodacom network can now have an improved voice clarity made [...]

Canal + International rolls out first original series Invisibles in Africa

Canal + International will introduce its first original series in Africa called Invisibles exclusively on its platform at the end of this month. Co-produced by Canal + International and Tsk Studios, Invisibles is a large-scale production, also supported by the Fonds Image de la Francophonie (OIF) and support from the French Media Development Agency (CFI). [...]

Zain introduces BEAM high-speed wireless Internet in Kuwait

Zain, the digital service provider in Kuwait launches BEAM, a brand new high-speed wireless Internet service that uses advanced wireless broadband technology. With this new offer, Zain will provide high Internet speeds that match fiber optics speeds. Thus, moving towards 5G network adoption. This ensures reliable and consistent speeds, allowing customers to enjoy Internet services [...]

Mauritania plans to launch 4G

Mauritania is planning to roll out 4G, eleven years after Mauritania telecommunications firm Chinguitel introduced 3G in the country. Moreover, the Mauritanian government are planning to issue an operating license to a fourth operator. This is the first 4G license issued in the country which is home to three licensed telecoms service providers – Mattel, [...]