Monthly Archives: May 2019

StarTimes to air Plus TV in Africa

Plus TV Africa, a 24-Hour news channel, will now broadcast across all of Africa via StarTimes platform. According to StarTimes, the performance of the channel is superior since its launch and upgrade where it is expected to reach over 30 African countries.  StarTimes Nigeria CEO, David Zhang, Plus TV Africa has done well during [...]

Azam media acquired licenses to air local TV channels

Azam media has received operator license to broadcast local channels. According to Azam Media CEO, Mr Tido Mhando, Very soon, the FTAs will be back on Azam decoders. As soon as they are back, one will be able to watch them even after expiry of their subscription fees while the Pay Tv channels will disappear. [...]

7info news to launch on DTT in Ivory Coast

Optimum Media group will launch the 7info news channel on the national digital television platform, in Ivory Coast, by the end of 2019.  The partnership is between PôleAfrique.info and Optimum Media, where the launch of the television channel will be dedicated purely on providing news focused on the economic state of Ivory Coast, while still [...]

Zimbabwe to launch 24 new TV channels

The Zimbabwean government is about to launch 24 television channels where viewers will be beneficial to all viewers. According to Mr Nick Mangwana, the Secretary for Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services said, The Government will diversify ownership. Licences will not be issued on partisan lines, but it will be open for everyone. The licences will [...]

Maliyo Games inked distribution deal with Telecoming for the African market

Maliyo Games, have recently signed a gaming distribution deal with Telecoming, the European technology company specialized in digital services monetization to distribute its offer in the region, by doing this Telecoming, can now enhance its presence on the African market.  According to Nicolas Gimenez, Telecomings Content Director the combination of quality content and technology is [...]

OSN to air ICC Cricket World Cup in MENA

ICC World Cup will be available via two additional channels OSN Cric Xtra 1 and OSN Cric Xtra 2. These are also available for subscribers of the all-inclusive OSN Platinum pack. In addition to the competitive matches, the OSN season pass allows viewers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to watch the 10 [...]

AfricaXP launched new bouquet PREMIUM.FREE channels in Nigeria

PREMIUM.FREE launched a new bouquet of 13 channels supplied by AfricaXP and delivered using SES satellites at 28.2 degrees East. AfricaXP is a leading independent African network which is well-know for a wide range of Nollywood partnerships with West African producers.  CEO of AfricaXP, Craig Kelly, says that working with SES has enabled PREMIUM.FREE to [...]

Chacha TV, first local streaming platform in Algeria

The group Sense & Med & com has just launched Chacha TV (Chacha means screen in Arabic) in Algeria. Chacha TV is the first streaming and video-on-demand platform based in the country. According to promoters, the platform will focus on Algerian audiovisual content but there will also be international productions.  The creators of Chacha TV [...]

Hotsports Media Group wins unencrypted broadcast rights for African Cup of Nations in Nigeria

Hotsports Media Group, in partnership with Nigerian Television Authority will market the African Cup of Nations (CAN), while broadcasting the competition, in Nigeria.  Taye Ige, the CEO of Hotsports Media Group, said he was delighted that the authorities had chosen his company. “We will deploy all our technical skills, but also in the field of [...]

Ooredoo offers free Yupp TV subscription to Hala customers

Ooredoo announced a new promotion by providing Hala customers with one months free subscription to Yupp Tv, which is an app-based content provider. Yupp TV offers a wide variety of movies and programmes in different Indian languages, as well as content from other apps provided within the Yupp TV app. The telco leader is offering [...]