Monthly Archives: September 2019

Disney new series T.O.T.S launches exclusively on OSN

The new animated series is based on the adventures of tenacious penguin, named Pip and Freddy, the only non-stork birds in training at Tiny Ones Transport Services (T.O.T.S).  The original series premiered in September on Disney Junior on OSN and is created by Travis Braun who also serves as co-executive producer.  Joe D’Ambrosia, senior vice [...]

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation removed two TV channels from its platform

The public broadcaster, Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has recently just announced the removal of two TV channels from its platform One Africa Television (OATV) and the Christian channel, Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).  Since 2008, NBC has been experiencing a financial crisis and according to the representative of NBC, the two above TV channels have [...]

StarTimes introduced Tozali TV in Nigeria

StarTimes, subscribers to Nigerias leading pay TV, will experience Tozali TV, a lifestyle TV with rich cultural entertainment content in Hausa and English. Joshua Wang, Managing Director of Startimes, said subscribers in the 19 northern states, are in for a thrilling experience with Tozali TV on Channel 183. He also added, while Tozali TV made [...]

MTN Ghana and Western Union to collaborate for direct transfers into MTN Mobile Money Wallets

Western Union and MTN are offering customers in Ghana the possibility to receive Western Union money transfers into their MTN Mobile Money wallets. Users of Western Union Digital products can now send money to MTN Mobile Money users in Ghana. MTN currently has over 14 million Mobile Money wallet users. The Head of Network-Africa of Western Union, Mohamed [...]

Cabo Verde to introduce 4G and pilot 5G

The Republic of Cabo Verde will soon offer 4G services some 560 kilometres off the west coast of mainland Africa. This news follows the award by Cabo Verdes Multisectorial Regulatory Agency of the Economy (ARME) of commercial 4G LTE mobile licences to incumbent operators CVMovel and Unitel T+. The 4G license came after three months [...]

Opanka to introduce new TV show to promote underground artistes in Ghana

Ghanaian Hiplife artiste, Opanka is coming with a new tv show project to promote up-coming artistes also known as underground artistes to shine in our world of music. According to the Tema-based rapper, his new TV show is dubbed H-Tunez with Opanka and will be broadcasted on HelloAdipa Television. He also highlighted that new TV [...]

New TV channel DgTV launched in DRC

DgTV is preparing to launch its commercial activities, in the DRC. A communication campaign began a few days ago on social media, including Twitter. DgTV is being marketed as the first entertainment channel in the DRC, which is owned by the advertising agency Divo, affiliated with the international advertising network TBWA. Deo Kasongo, the channel’s [...]

Canal+ Africa added 233,000 subscribers in the first half of 2019

Canal+ in Africa added approximately 233,000 subscribers to this database in the first half of 2019. The company has currently a fleet of 4.34 million subscribers against 4.11 at the start of the year. Compared to 2018, 568,000 subscribers have been added.  This growth certainly owes much to the exclusivity obtained by the company to [...]

MultiChoice introduced MyDStv and MyGOtv apps for customers

DStv and GOtv customers are now able to manage, pay for their DStv and GOtv accounts and view their payment history, manage notifications settings, change their subscription package, update contact details and fix decoder errors using their mobile devices. DStv customers can now download the MyDStv App while GOtv customers can download the MyGOtv App [...]

Rain to charge $67/month for unlimited 5G data in SA

South African data-only operator Rain has rolled out a 5G network package with unlimited high-speed data for 1,000 rand ($67) a month. According to the CEO of Rain, Willem Roos, the services is available in cities of Johannesburg, Tshwane and Pretoria but will soon be extended to Cape Town, Durban and other major metros in [...]