Monthly Archives: January 2019

Multichoice Nigeria adds three more NTA Channels

MultiChoice Nigeria is strengthening its content library on DStv by introducing three new 24-hour channels on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), beginning 31st January 2019. The new NTA News 24, NTA 2, NTA Parliamentary and POP Central TV channels will be available to all DStv customers on Premium, Compact +, Compact, Family and Access packages [...]

Amazon Prime now accessible on du

du customers can now stream unlimited Amazon Prime content to their devices for free for the first three months. It means shows like The Grand Tour, All or Nothing Manchester City, Band of Brothers and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel can be accessible.  Fahad Al Hassawi, deputy CEO du Telco Services, EITC, said: Our discerning customers [...]

Kwese Free Sports launched new programmes for 2019

Kwesé Free Sports, the free-to-air channel is offering viewers across the continent a variety of sports programmes including football, sports entertainment, basketball, tennis, and boxing among others has rolled out new TV programmes in Ghana. Some exciting shows to look forward to on the KFS channel include Arena, Head Start, Home Run, Final Whistle, Kwese [...]

Forbes, AW3 Media and Busy Internet roll out Forbes8 to drive entrepreneurship in Ghana

Forbes8 Network, a digital channel and app-based service that will inspire entrepreneurs and those with great ideas to promote new businesses and improve life, has been introduced by Forbes and AW3 Media with Busy Internet as their Ghanaian partner.  The platform enables users to log-in to watch/listen to seminars, interact with business leaders, and [...]

Burkina Faso to introduce 4G soon

French telecoms operator Orange has secured Burkina Faso’s first 4G licence and has had its 2G and 3G permits renewed as the West African country looks to catch up with continental counterparts on service rollout. Ben Cheick Haidara, managing director of Orange Burkina, said the operator agreed to pay a total sum of CFA80-billion (US$138-million) [...]

Ooredoo TV to offer latest movies and series in MENA

The telecom operator in the MENA region offers exciting viewing experience, Ooredoos plug and play entertainment service enable users to build their own bundle, which can then be extended according to customer preference with 13 add-on packs. The Director of Consumer Sales of Ooredoo, Feras bin Abdullah Al Sheikh, said, We are very excited to [...]

Ooredoo and Manateq to provide 5G infrastructure to logistics parks, industrial zones

Ooredoo has partnered with Economic Zones Company (Manateq) to provide its world-class 5G infrastructure that is set to transform Qatars logistics parks and industrial zones, as well as accelerate the countrys diversified economic growth. Across Qatar, Manateq is developing logistics parks and industrial zones, which offer various sizes of plots of land to the investors [...]

Safaricom announced its venture into the cybersecurity space

Safaricom which is known for its carrier services and mobile money products, announced this development that will primarily target Kenyan firms that are in need of robust and local cybersecurity solutions. The launch of Safaricoms cybersecurity came at the right time as organizations such as Saccos have recently been targeted by cyber criminals, losing billions [...]

Telkom Kenya to plan 3G/4G expansion

Telkom Kenyas 3G/4G project expansion worth KES 1 billion and is targeting to maximize fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) product, improving its service quality for enterprise and corporate customers. The CEO of Telkom Kenya, Mugo Kibati explained about the project plan, It remains our objective to entrench our position as Kenyas preferred Data network, which can only be [...]

K3 Telecom launches its services in Sierra Leone

Telecom operator K3 Telecom, a subsidiary of the Swiss group K3 Telecom AG, officially started operations in Sierra Leone on 21 January 2019. The company says it will provide its Triple Play services via the Air Lastmile solution, compatible with conventional networks, but different in the signal path. The services will not be provided by [...]