Author Archives: Yuveshen Darmalingum

VIVA rolls out home Internet offer with postpaid plans in Kuwait

VIVA, Kuwait’s telecom operator will provide Internet services Qualitynet an amazing offer on home Internet service for the first time, with VIVA Postpaid plans. This package will allow customers to enjoy fast internet service starting 82.18 USD (KD 25), and receive a router upon one-year contract, with high internet speed reaching 50 Mbps. The CEO of [...]

Zambia officials in discussion with Huawei over 5G network

According to the Zambian Minister of Communication and Transport, Dr Brian Mushimba, Chinese telecommunication firm Huawei has agreed to deploy 5G network infrastructure in Zambia. Even though the Minister disclosed the telco’s commitment to upgrade all sites seamlessly with 5G capability, he did not confirm on the cost of the project or when it is [...]

Liquid Telecom introduces Azure Stack service in East Africa

Liquid Telecom Kenya has rolled out a Microsoft Cloud service in East Africa that would enable a change in cybersecurity for the region’s most sensitive databases. The multinational telco stated the new Azure Stack service will enable companies to run a private Microsoft cloud within East Africa, rather than at one of Microsoft’s 54 public [...]

Insight TV available on My-HD platform in MENA

Insight TV has rolled out its HD channel in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) on My-HD, the DTH HD Pay-TV platform in the region. The agreement was settled through the Dubai based distribution company, SAWA Rights Management. Subscribers in the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Yemen, [...]

Yalla Yalla to offer Arabic film and TV content in MENA

Yalla Yalla is a brand-new Dubai-based film and television company from a joint venture between Dubai-based distributor and producer, Front Row Filmed Entertainment and UK sales and production outfit Rocket Science which will aim to target the Arabic entertainment sector with new content in the Mena region. The team is already working on acquiring remake [...]

‘East Africa’s Got Talent’ show to be transmitted exclusively on Citizen TV

The East African version of Got Talent where talented East Africans will have an opportunity to showcase their skills will be aired exclusively on Citizen TV. The show which was created by British talent competition judge Simon Cowell is available in 58 countries and will now showcase Kenya, Uganda Tanzania and Rwanda. The Chief Customer [...]

OSN to offer 40-plus hours of Gusto’s original content in the MENA region

OSN, an entertainment network in the MENA region, has bagged more than 40 hours of Gusto Worldwide Medias original food programming. OSN has selected an array of titles that includes Gustos newest series DNA Dinners and Flour Power Holiday Specials. Fresh Market Dinners, Watts on the Grill, Flour Power, The Urban Vegetarian, Watts up for the Holidays and Spencers BIG Holiday will also be available on [...]

Airtel Rwanda launched the One Airtel internet bundle across Africa

Airtel Rwanda has rolled out a roaming bundle for 0.0044 USD (Rwf 4) per Mb across all Airtel Africa countries making it the cheapest internet roaming offer across the continent. This bundle allows Airtel to provide the most affordable internet experience in and outside of the country. The Managing Director of Airtel Rwanda, Amit Chawla, [...]

Safaricom introduces affordable 4G-enabled smartphones in Kenya

Safaricom has introduced a smartphone campaign by launching the cheapest 4G-enabled smartphones Neon Ray and Neon Nova in Kenya. The introduction of the smartphones is intended to offer a digital experience for those who do not have smartphones. The Chief Customer Officer at Safaricom, Sylvia Mulinge, said, At Safaricom, we aim to transform lives by providing solutions to [...]

Airtel rolls out 4G network in Enugu state in Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria introduced its 4G LTE in cities and towns in Enugu state in order to improve communications in the region. Regional Operations Director, South Region, Dapo Dosunmu, who represented the Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, declared Airtel is dedicated to the state and will keep on connecting towns to its 4G network. Dosunmu further [...]