Monthly Archives: June 2019

Namibia Broadcasting Corporation launched its first reality show

Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has finally launched, Body with Maria, the first reality show which will be aired on NBC TV every Sunday, which will be hosted by Maria Nepembe, Namibian Big brother participant.  Body with Maria is a reality fitness show for people that want to make changes to their bodies, either to keep [...]

SABC loses broadcasting rights of the Cricket World Cup

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will no longer air any live matches during the rest of the Cricket World Cup. The national broadcaster has just revealed their updated schedule which indicated the remaining matches would be split between delayed TV broadcasts and radio-only live coverage. South Africa’s first two matches against England and Bangladesh [...]

StarTimes adds Bollywood channel StarLife to its bouquet

StarTimes have announced the introduction of StarLife, a popular Bollywood Channel to its list of channels under its entertainment section for its subscribers who enjoy Bollywood content. During the press conference, Qasim Elegbede, the Brand & Marketing Director, said StarLife will showcase only the best family dramas, blockbuster movies, series, celebrity dance shows and more [...]

Ooredoo TV launched Turkish drama channel

Ooredoo just announced the launch of the popular global Turkish drama channel, Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), to the Ooredoo tv Essentials Package.  Based on a statement made by Ooredoo, viewers can watch their favourite Turkish dramas on Ooredoo tv, as Timeless Drama Channel offers access to more than 800 hours of ‘fresh, exciting content, including [...]

Vodacom’s music streaming app hits one million users

The digital music platform was officially launched in April during the South African Music Awards, and has since reached almost one million users.  Users can have access to over 30 million songs and allows subscribers to catch up on music industry news, watch music videos on integrated apps such as Video Play or YouTube Music [...]

Association of African Universities launched AAU TV

Since its creation in April 2018, the channel aired its programs via social media only, through Facebook, YouTube (Association of African Universities) and on its website (tv. aau.org). AAU TV presents TV viewers with a number of programs, including AAU Talks, a wide range of programs that focus on current issues in the African higher [...]

Showmax to stream live South African team in action for AFCON games

MultiChoices streaming platform Showmax will be streaming live all Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football matches of the South African national team. Also known as Bafana Bafana, South Africa will begin their AFCON competition in Group D with Morocco, Ivory Coast and Namibia. Their first match, against Ivory Coast, will be on 26 June at [...]

Saudi Telecom rolls out 5G services

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) Group has introduced the fifth generation (5G) wireless network service in the Kingdom. The CEO of STC Group, Nasser Bin Sulaiman Al-Nasser, said, STC has become the first operator to provide 5G commercial services to customers in a number of cities in the Kingdom. The commercial launch of the service in [...]

ZBCtv introduces new TV show ‘Malaika’ in Zimbabwe

ZBCtv introduced new TV show Malaika which tackles difficulties faced by women in their everyday life from a Christian perception every Saturday at 5.30PM. Malaika is hosted by Rosemary Tyatya alongside a panel featuring co-hosts Zodwa Mhlophe, Jackie Mlambo and Audrey Hardy. The TV show is produced by Church Team Ministries International.  One of the panel [...]

Cell C rolls out WhatsApp Boosta in SA

Cell C has introduced Whatsapp Boosta, a promotional product available since 7 June to 31 August 2019.  WhatsApp Boosta offers subscribers the opportunity to enhance their 1, 5 and 30-day data bundles with additional data to use exclusively on WhatsApp. Subscribers will be able to enjoy the discounted Whatsapp data and use their normal data [...]