Category Archives: News AFRICA

Startimes sealed TV deals with Kotoko and Kariobangi Sharks

Asante Kotoko and Kariobangi have sealed deals with Chinese Pay-TV Startimes to have the home matches of their CAF Confederation Cup first qualifying round broadcast live.  This means Saturday’s first leg at the Kasarani Stadium starting 3.00pm (1pm GMT) will be live on TV across Africa. ”All parties, including crew who will produce the game, [...]

Zain is now exclusive on Amazon Prime in Kuwait

Zain, the digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the launch of an exclusive Amazon Prime Video offer for the first time in Kuwait. Through its exclusive offer which will start on December 13, Zain will provide its customers with award-winning movies and TV shows on its most advanced network, including Prime Originals and TV series [...]

Zain is now exclusive on Amazon Prime in Kuwait

Zain, the digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the launch of an exclusive Amazon Prime Video offer for the first time in Kuwait. Through its exclusive offer which will start on December 13, Zain will provide its customers with award-winning movies and TV shows on its most advanced network, including Prime Originals and TV series [...]

88% of households in Qatar are connected to Ooredoo fibre

Ooredoo announced that it has reached another historic milestone in its drive towards the future of home entertainment systems by connecting 400,000 Qatari homes to its fibre network.   This impressive achievement was reached in November 2018, and consolidates Ooredoos position as a market leader in the telecommunications industry and a driving force behind Qatars [...]

MultiChoice Namibia to launch new content platforms

According to Economist Namibia, MultiChoice Namibia this year prioritised fresh new content as well as content makers and pulled out all the stops, with the launch of two exciting new content platforms, a thrilling TV and film talent incubator, and new viewing options for DStv customers. GOtv is an important platform in Namibia, and reflects [...]

iflix adds Channel NewsAsia to its news service

iflix has announced a key partner for its recently launched news service iflix News. The linear broadcast of the Singapore based English-language Asian news channel Channel NewsAsia will be a key addition to iflix News where there will be a focus on live news streams, clips, and linear feeds from leading international, regional and local [...]

Liquid Telecom gets $180 million from UK for pan-African fibre network

Liquid Telecom has won a $180 million investment from British development finance agency CDC Group, which the firm will be using to deliver high-speed broadband, reliable connection and cloud services to communities and businesses across central and western Africa. The Mauritius-based, privately owned firm said in a statement on Tuesday that the money will allow [...]

Liquid Telecom to invest R5.6bn in Egypt

The pan-African telecoms group will invest $400 million in Egyptian network infrastructure and data centres, following completion of the ‘Cape to Cairo’ link. Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, has announced it is investing $400 million (R5.6 billion) in Egypt over the next three years, following the completion of its ‘Cape to Cairo’ link. This is [...]

Fiesta TV live across Africa via DStv

Fiesta TV Ghanas music platform can be viewed from Sub-Saharan Africa on DStv and GOtv.  Viewers across Africa will now have firsthand access to Ghana and West Africas biggest songs, artistes and celebrity news live from Accra on GOtv (159) and DStv (329) plus on the go via the DStv Now app. No matter the [...]

Fiesta TV live across Africa via DStv

Fiesta TV Ghanas music platform can be viewed from Sub-Saharan Africa on DStv and GOtv.  Viewers across Africa will now have firsthand access to Ghana and West Africas biggest songs, artistes and celebrity news live from Accra on GOtv (159) and DStv (329) plus on the go via the DStv Now app. No matter the [...]