Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Kwesé and Vodafone collaborate to bring VOD and live TV content to Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has inked a deal with multiplatform broadcaster Kwesé, to provide the video-on-demand and live TV content to Ghana through the broadcasters video streaming service Kwesé Play. This collaboration will allow Ghanaians to connect a Kwese Play digital TV device to Vodafones high-speed fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) or ADSL broadband service to access unlimited live TV [...]

iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment service across MENA

Vewd and iflix, the entertainment service for emerging markets, have collaborated to make iflix accessible on millions of Vewd enabled devices. With more than 15 million subscribers across Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa, smart TV manufacturers and pay TV operators consider iflix a necessity in their app catalogue. iflix partnered with the Vewd [...]

ZEE introduces OTT service across 190 countries including MENA

Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) has become the first Indian entertainment company to roll out its over-the-top (OTT) video service, ZEE5, to over 190 countries. Till now, only international companies such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video have a worldwide presence of this scale.  On October 2, Zee has completed 26 years of operations which coincides [...]

Kwesé iflix partners with MTN Ghana to launch ‘MTN Video Bundles’

Africas digital entertainment platform, Kwesé iflix rolls out its mobile streaming collaboration with MTN Ghana the telecommunications service provider of mobile data services. The Kwesé iflix service will allow customers to stream using MTN Video Bundles, another novelty for customers to enjoy entertainment. Customers can access the Kwesé iflix service with their connected device by simply [...]

Etisalat rolls out eLife Unlimited in UAE

According to a statement, Etisalat has launched eLife Unlimited, a set of home service offerings for advanced TV content at double internet speeds. The new eLife Unlimited offer will provide Etisalats subscribers speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) to view 590 channels from across the world including 4K content. The Chief Consumer officer, Khaled [...]

Kwesé iflix and Clickatell Transact launch streaming entertainment in Nigeria

Clickatell Transact, Kwesé iflix in collaboration with GT Bank and some of the most leading banks in Nigeria, have allied to offer the best line-up of sports, news and entertainment, available to millions of Nigerians, via the Kwesé iflix platform.  Recently, Kwesé iflix service has offered the best of European football with all the UEFA [...]

TV Network ZMTN to set up a shop in Tanzania

South African based streaming TV Network, ZMTN that is present in 54 different countries intend to open shop in the Tanzania in December this year. The ZMTN Revolt Decoder brings forward 300 free channels and the best thing about the Revolt Decoder is that it is free of charge and viewers can enjoy their favourite [...]

iflix offers Trace Urban and Trace Sports Stars for free

SVOD platform Iflix has agreed a partnership with TRACE, a youth media afro-urban entertainment channel, to provide two of its channels for free to iflix users worldwide. This collaboration is aimed for iflixs younger audience. The two premium channels available on iflix are TRACE Urban and TRACE Sports Stars. TRACE Urban is an international urban [...]

Showmax free of charge for DStv Premium subscribers

Showmax is now available for free for DStv Premium subscribers. No other important changes were made, barring bug fixes and stability developments stated in the apps change log. Showmax is currently priced at 6.95 USD (R99) per month. According to MultiChoice, DStv Premium customers will be able to access Showmax via the DStv Now app, [...]

Multichoice is planning a DStv streaming service possibly in 2019

According to PwC, South Africa faced an eventful year at the political and macroeconomic level in 2017 but emerged early in 2018 with a new president viewed as market-friendly and vowing to overhaul the economy. As anticipated, TV and video will be significant drivers of consumer revenue, PwC declared. Internet videos success continues to grab [...]