Monthly Archives: June 2019

Zain rolls out 5G bundles

Zain, the digital service provider in Kuwait, has launched its 5G Internet bundles for postpaid customers. The launch comes after the companys announcement last month of the full readiness of its network for the commercial launch of fifth generation wireless technology (5G) to be the first operator to offer 5G technology in the GCC region via [...]

Telenova series ‘Asintado’ available on StarTimes Nigeria

Asintado, the telenovela series is airing on StarTimes Novela E Plus, Channel 128 and 057. The new telenovela series, Asintado is broadcasted every Friday to Sunday at 6:50 pm African Time and offers an amazing, interesting and a one of a kind watching experience. According to StarTimes Content Manager, Abosede Adewara, the series is based [...]

Botswana Television to air AFCON matches

The national television broadcaster, Botswana Television (Btv) is in the process of seizing broadcast rights for this years Africa Cup of Nations, which begins in Cairo, Egypt next Friday. The Head of sports of BTV, Edson Malebane said they were mid-way through negotiations to seize the broadcast rights. Malebane said the intention is to buy [...]

SuperSport launched an Olympic Channel on its website

SuperSport has launched an Olympic Channel section on its website where viewers will be able to watch all Olympic-themed original series and documentaries all commissioned by the Olympic Channel. SuperSport has the rights agreement with International Olympic Committee (IOC) for both the Olympic and the Young Olympic Games until 2024. With Tokyo 2020 just over [...]

Etisalat provided 5G coverage in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s new international airport, the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), will become the first airport terminal in Middle East to benefit from 5G. The deployment is based on C-Band, delivering gigabit per second download speeds. This achievement has been enabled by collaboration between Etisalat and Abu Dhabi Airports to deliver the 5G network at the [...]

Boomplay sealed deal with Apprise Music in Ghana

Apprise Music becomes the first Ghanaian Music distributor to partner with leading music streaming platform, Boomplay. Apprise is the first music distributor in Ghana to acquire Boomplays catalog, which has quickly established itself as the most popular streaming service in Africa and boasts of over 3 million users in Ghana alone. Apprise Music represents over [...]

Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria to air FIFA tournament

Under the terms of the deal, Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) partner networks will be able to broadcast all FIFA football tournaments, including the U-20 World Cup in Poland which concludes soon. Issues with downlink might delay the full coverage of Nigerias Super Falcons in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France added Godfrey Ohuabunwa, acting chairman [...]

Canal+ International to launch Canal+ University in Africa

Canal + International launches Canal + University to provide professional training to audiovisual actors in Africa. This initiative aims to encourage the transfer of skills on the African continent in the media sector. Journalists, directors, editors and other members of Canal + International’s production teams will travel to the African continent for practical sessions. The [...]

Emerge Gaming Agreement to Develop Nickelodeon eSports Gaming Platform in Africa

Emerge Gaming Limited (ASX: EM1), the developer and operator of online eSports, casual gaming tournament platform and lifestyle hub ArcadeX, has disclosed that it will develop a competitive gaming eSports platform based on their Arcade X technology with Viacom International Media Networks Africa (Pty) Ltd (VIMN Africa). The roll out of the eSports product, which will be called NickX, will be operated and maintained by Emerge Gaming.  NickX will be freely accessible [...]