Author Archives: Shana Rafter

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 [...]

Telkom to connect fibre to Soweto

Telkom has just provided high-speed fibre Internet connection to Orlando West High School in Soweto. The internet will be an enabler for us as learners from the township, said Orlando High student representative Thatho Mahlatsi. The teaching and learning environment will change drastically and [it] will open a whole new world for us. Telkom deployed [...]

Canal Algerie is now on Arabsat-5C

  The Algerian French speaking public television channel, Canal Algérie, which is owned bu EPTV (Algerian Public Television) owns A3 (available on BADR-6), Terrestrial TV, Tamazight TV and Coran TV. Canal Algérie broadcasts its programmes 24/7 via different platforms all over the world. Arabsat-5C at 20 degrees East is designed to serve the African market, [...]

Low cost internet Poa launched in Kenya

Low-cost internet provider Poa! Internet announces the completion of its wireless internet network in Nairobi and Kiambu counties in Kenya. Over 3,000 Wifi hotspots were installed by the firm and already help Kibera, Jamhuri, Kawangware, Kangemi, Kabiria, Waithaka, Racecourse, Kinoo, Dagoretti, Kikuyu, Kiambu, Tinganga, Kirigiti, Ndumberi and Githunguri communities get connected to the internet.  The [...]

Rwanda plans to regulate social media content

Rwanda is working strategies to regulate social media contents to stop misinformation. Paul Ingabire, Rwandas IT manager spoke before the parliamentary committee on National budget for the 2019/2020 budget. Her answer was spurred by a question from Jean Claude Ntezimana about the governments plans to combat abusive contents and fake identities on these media.  “We [...]

Tiwa Savage signed with Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group has signed an exclusive agreement with Nigerian singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage, one of Africas biggest stars. The artist is known for her success in music, fashion, film and television. Her future music will be released through UMGs operations in more than 60 countries. Its been an epic journey with you and we are [...]

Timeless Drama Channel to air on My-HD in MENA

Timeless Drama Channel, Turkish drama channel, is launching with My-HD. We are delighted to be extending our existing partnership with My-HD to bring the newly launched Timeless Drama Channel to drama lovers in the MENA region, said Mr. Murat Muratolu, Head of Distribution at SPI International.  My-HD is dedicated to provide the best family entertainment [...]

MOTORVISION TV to broadcast live motorsports in Africa

MOTORVISION TV has been broadcasting live motorsports, since 2010, in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and been the premier destination for NASCAR fans in the region. Now its international sister channel follows suit and is set to become the new home of motorsports in Europe (excluding the UK, Portugal and the German-speaking area) and Africa with [...]

Universal Music signed with Nigerian streaming uduX

Universal Music has signed a licensing deal with Nigeria-based streaming music service uduX. This is the first major label that has partnered with the major label with a deal offering both Nigerian and International selections to the uduX platform.  We have created a new platform to bring value to the music ecosystem both here in [...]

Fatafeat reveals news shows during Ramadan in Dubai

Food network, Fatafeat, has announced a lineup of fresh shows for viewers during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The four new shows feature some of the Middle Easts most renowned celebrity chefs, including Chef Manal Al Alem and Chef Mohamad Orfali, and introduce brand new talents, Chef Afnan Al Jaadi and Hayat Al Shaibani. The [...]