Monthly Archives: December 2019

OSN will broadcast a documentary about Diego Maradona

The Dubai-based pay TV network, OSN, will screen an exclusively documentary on football legend, Diego Maradona on its entertainment network. The documentary will be based on more than 500 hours of unpublished footage, which will be directed by Asif Kapadia which will showcase the career of the famous footballer Diego Armando Maradona and on how [...]

Series A Premier League & Champions League to air on GOtv

A series of exciting Premier League, Serie A and Champions League matches will be available this weekend on GOtv. Last Thursday, Arsenal had another win while facing Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirate Stadium. The match was broadcasted live at 9:15 pm on SuperSport 2 (channel 32). The 2019-2020 season will be a good start [...]

Plex launches free video streaming service in over 200 countries

Plex has launched a free streaming service for all its account holders. The company and Warner Bros. have announced a partnership in September to offer films and programs by the end of 2019. Viewers will now have access to thousands of movies, TV shows, extreme sports movies, musical documentaries and Bollywood musicals. Content available includes [...]

Madagascar signs an agreement with China for the modernization of its telecom network

The Republic of Madagascar, represented by Prime Minister Christian Ntsay, and the People’s Republic of China, represented by its ambassador, Yang Xiaorong, signed an agreement to modernize Madagascar’s telecommunications network. The ceremony took place at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Anosy, in the presence of the Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and [...]

Nvivo TV launched in Nigeria

Entertainment and content distribution in Nigeria are expected to undergo a major transformation following the official launch of Nvivo TV as part of the activities of the last 9th International Film Festival of Africa, which was held at the Landmark Event Center in Lagos. This was an opportunity for stakeholders in the film and technology [...]

MultiChoice and Viacom renewed channels agreement

MultiChoice and Viacom have renewed their contract for distribution of television channels broadcast on the African Pay-TV service. The new contract extension means that BET, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV Base, MTV Music 24, Nickelodeon, NickToons and Nick Jr. will remain on DStv in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. The terms of the contract are not [...]

NCI to launch its programs in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, the New Ivory Coast Channels (NCI) will launch its programs on December 12th. After several days of intense communication, one of the most awaited channels, including on the TNT platform, will present its program to Ivorian viewers. Thanks to a partnership with Nostalgie Radio, which is very popular on the national territory, [...]

DStv Kenya removes two news channels from Compact bouquet

DStv Kenya removed two popular news channels from its Compact package as part of a reorganization of the channel. Bloomberg and CNBC Africa will now only be available on the Compact Plus and Premium plans, the satellite TV provider restructuring its products.  As part of our ongoing efforts to enhance our customers television viewing experience [...]

MTN Nigeria launched its music streaming platform MusicTime

MTN Nigeria unveiled a platform for streaming music, MusicTime! This allows music enthusiasts to choose from millions of songs available around the world. Developed in partnership with Simfy Africa, MusicTime! is a fascinating streaming music service that offers the best local and international music listening experience. The platform allows subscribers to enjoy the music as [...]

Cell C shutting down OTT service Black

In an SMS sent to Black users, the company stated that the service will close on 31 December 2019. This follows a review of our product portfolio, said Cell C. It also provided users with a voucher code which gives them 3 months of Showmax for free. One Black user stated that the move was [...]