Monthly Archives: February 2019

No price increase for DStv Premium in 2019

As of April 2019, MultiChoice has just announced its freeze price of DStv Premium subscription package, meaning customers will pay the same rate. However there will be a minimal increase for subscribers on other packages.  DStv has announced that it will be adjusting some of the prices of its subscription packages from 1 April 2019. [...]

e-media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal

After the launch of the website www.emedia.sn and the station iRadio (90.3 FM) in October 2018, E-Media group in Senegal completes its offer by launching its flagship channel iTV on the DTT platform in Senegal.   Prior to its launched, The TV station had been tested for a few weeks on the digital television platform in [...]

OSN now available on Ooredoo Tv

Ooredoo tv customers can now enjoy premium entertainment with an OSN add-on of their choice when subscribing on a basic package with Ooredoo tv, at no additional cost. The offers within the basic package are: Entertainment GetStarted, Pehla Variety, Pehla Prime, OSN Pinoy Plus Extra, OSN Pinoy Plus, and OSN TFC Plus. Available OSN add-ons [...]

Facebook to launch Facebook Flex in Lesotho

Vodacom Lesotho has partnered with Facebook to launch Facebook Flex, which is a connectivity service allowing people to stay connected with news all free of charge. This means, customers will be able to switch between free and date modes where users will still be able to like, comment, share content all without paying any additional [...]

Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes

Plus TV, the 24-hour news channel, will be broadcasted on StarTimes. The Pan-African station englobes news in business, politics, sports, entertainment to name a few.  According to Oasim Elegbede, StarTimes Brand and Marketing Director, Plus TV Africa is a proof of our effort in meeting the demand of our subscribers seeking for more news and [...]

Globacom launches Glo2 fibre optic infrastructure in Nigeria

Globacom has communicated that it will launch its Glo2 fibre optic infrastructure in 2019 from Lagos to Niger Delta states which would offer high-speed broadband services to oil companies as well as link up the cable to the northern states. The Chief Operating Officer of Globacom, Bisi Koleoso, declared that the company was dedicated to [...]

Rwanda to roll out its first telecom satellite

Rwanda will soon launch its first telecommunications satellite which will be propelled into orbit from the international space station. The operation is in line with the agreement signed last year between the Rwandan and the Japanese government on Space Inclusion in Africa. Before the launch, the Rwandan government has already sent six young Rwandans to [...]

EFC available on SuperSport in Sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has seized a multi-year broadcast deal with the EFC, which comes into effect in March. The pay TV channel have doubled down on their commitment to MMA after also collaborating up with the UFC in the new year. Well aware of the international growth of MMA, we are proud to partner with EFC. Apart from high-quality [...]

Facebook and Vodafone to deploy Express Wi-Fi in Ghana

Facebook partners with Vodafone Ghana to roll out Express Wi-Fi facility in the residential areas of Ghana. The service offers people living in distant areas that lack fiber optic cables access to carrier-grade Wi-Fi. Available in areas like Nima, Jamestown, Kanda, Pig Farm, and Abossey Okine, the package intends to bridge the gap between Ghanaians [...]

Unilag rolls out first campus TV on StarTimes

The University of Lagos, Unilag has rolled out its television station, Channel 184 on StarTimes Digital Broadcasting Channel. Unilag is the first university to introduce a campus TV not only in Nigeria, but in West Africa. Speaking at the launch, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, declared the official launch of the institutions TV after two years [...]