Category Archives: OTT / VOD

WhatsApp drama launched in South Africa

WhatsApp drama, Ukshona Kwelanga launched in South African first is available to smartphone users as from 5 June 2017. The story takes place entirely within WhatsApp subscribers can be a fly on the wall as a fictional familys funeral arrangements unfold via text, voice notes and video. The drama is written by veteran scriptwriter Bongi [...]

ICFLIX and Orange team up to bring digital entertainment in Egypt

  Orange customers in Egypt will now be served with hours of digital entertainment on their mobile phone following the latest partnership of the company with ICFLIX, which is the online streaming service provider in Middle East North Africa. Mobile users from the particular telecom operator will have access to a library of content from [...]

ArcadiaMobileTV launches new online platform  

  ArcadiaMobileTV, the mobile web TV for hosted videos, has launched its online platform for its more than 37 million users. Producing, distributing and transmitting developed content for the purpose of advertisement, entertainment, publicity and live event coverage, the platform will be creating and partnering with content creators like Music Labels, Independent film producers and [...]

DStv premieres series free for online viewing

DStv, the digital satellite TV service from MultiChoice is adding new episodes for two shows to its DStv website as from this month. The first episodes of Big Little Lies and Crashing will be accessible for free on the streaming website of DStv. Login and subscription will not be necessary for the viewing the episodes [...]

beIN launches new on-demand services and seven new channels  

  beIN customers will be thrilled with the new service offered by the global network broadcasting in the Middle East and North African countries. The entertainment portfolio of beIN has been expanded through the launch of multiple on-demand services and seven new entertainment channels. Boosting its entertainment channels, beIN introduces Fox Action Movies HD, Fox [...]

Ooredoo boosts its TV app

Ooredoo TV app store, owned by the telecommunications company Ooredoo TV, now has 30 applications. Offering a full entertainment service for Qatar with state of the art live TV and video on demand services, the top TV applications of Ooredoo consists of Quran Al Kareem, Tune In, Al Jazeera, XITE and YouTube, among others. The [...]

Vodacom seals deal with Diprente Films and reveals comedy channel on Video Play

Video Play, the video-on-demand (VOD) service of Vodacom, is introducing Gunga7.com, a new local comedy channel, to its subscribers. This launch follows an agreement signed between Vodacom and Dipente Films, the production company, for content licensing. With this, the VOD service will see its bouquet expanding to 10 and will include content encompassing news, sports, [...]

ShowMax links up with Vodacom for low-priced internet TV option

ShowMax, the Video-On-Demand service of Naspers, has teamed up with Vodacom, African mobile communications company, to introduce a new internet TV option, ShowMax Select, for its subscribers. The service will be a low-cost one priced 49 ZAR (3.65 USD), monthly on an add-to-bill basis. Subscribers will be served with unlimited access to a collection of [...]

IrokoX bags the deal with MTA Productions to launch MTA Interactive

The news has been announced by MTA Productions, a TV Production Company. IrokoX, the Multi-Platform pan-African Network (MPN) showcasing African talent, has sealed an agreement for one year, with the afore mentioned company which produces the hit TV shows entitled, Meet the Adebanjos. Along with this pact comes the launching of MTA Interactive, which focuses [...]