Category Archives: General TV

Emerge Gaming Agreement to Develop Nickelodeon eSports Gaming Platform in Africa

Emerge Gaming Limited (ASX: EM1), the developer and operator of online eSports, casual gaming tournament platform and lifestyle hub ArcadeX, has disclosed that it will develop a competitive gaming eSports platform based on their Arcade X technology with Viacom International Media Networks Africa (Pty) Ltd (VIMN Africa). The roll out of the eSports product, which will be called NickX, will be operated and maintained by Emerge Gaming.  NickX will be freely accessible [...]

Sputnik signed partnership with Congolese National Radio and Television (RTNC)

The Russian news agency, Sputnik has signed a new partnership agreement with the Congolese National Radio and Television (RTNC), in Moscow which was part of a recent official visit by the Congolese delegation in Russia. This agreement will allow for regular exchange of content in French and English, between the Congolese public broadcaster and Sputnik. [...]

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 [...]

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

Join us for the 4th edition of Nextv CEO Africa in Cape Town

The 4th edition of Nextv CEO Africa will be held from the 14th to 16th May 2019 at African Pride Arabella Hotel & Spa in Kleinmond in Cape Town. The 3-day conference will host over 200 attendees where industry leaders debate on new trends, business models and regulatory issues; and also reinforce relationships between FTAs, [...]

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation produces new programmes

ZBC TV continues to produce new television productions, all funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe under the Zimbabwe Digital Broadcasting migration project. The programmes range from game shows, dramas, soapies, lifestyle and music shows have bolstered content on ZTV while empowering local filmmakers. Already airing this season is drama series “Diaspora, directed by award-winning [...]

Zee5 and Apigate has partnered to target a larger audience globally

Zee5 has announced its partnership with Apigate which will now deliver a larger range of content across different languages targeting a wider audience. Zee5 which is part of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited offers over 100,000 hours of Indian Movies, TV Shows, News, Music, Videos and exclusive Originals, across 12 languages including Hindi, English, Bengali, Punjabi, [...]

Etisalat launched 5G services for consumers

Etisalat has announced its launch of 5G service for all consumers with its infrastructure and network ready to support all 5G devices in 2019. The network can now provide faster data connectivity combined with higher speed. With continuous investments in technology and innovation on the network, etisalats infrastructure can enable 5G connectivity today for all [...]

EBC and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters partner with Eutelsat for Video Capacity

Eutelsat Communications has partnered with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite which will now broadcast a big major part of Ethiopias channels. Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) is the Ethiopias oldest and largest free-to-air broadcaster which provide programmes such as news, sport, [...]