Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Iflix now launched in Nigeria

Iflix, the new internet subscription service which provides subscribers access to thousands of hours of movies and TV shows worldwide at a low monthly subscription cost. The new service is hitting Nigeria hoping to revolutionise the way Nigerians consume content. Subscribing to the Iflix service provides users with unlimited access to content and the ability [...]

ShowMax available on Xbox One

ShowMax app headed to the Xbox One platform to allow subscribers to stream TV and movies through. The giant media streaming app for movies and TV shows which has been dominating the market up until now has been Netflix which was available on Xbox and PlayStation platforms. ShowMax partnered with Xbox One to compete against [...]

New Video Data bundles launched by Vodacom

The South African Telecommunications company announced the launching of its pre-paid, top-up and post-paid Video Data Bundles. The announcement fell right after Telkom launched Telkom Lit service.  The video data bundles have been created for the OTT services like DStv Now and Showmax. They will be sold together with the general data bundles across all [...]

WTL selected by iPlans for new OTT service

The Cameroonian operator, iPlans has chosen World Telecom Labs (WTL) for its new OTT and VoIP service in the country. Since 2006, iPlans provides IT software, hardware and hosting solutions. The company strategy was to provide low cost and easy for people in Cameroon to live, work and visit Cameroon by allowing then to make [...]

Discover Digital International opt for IKON Interactive CMS

Discover Digital International (DDI), the on-demand solutions provider has acquired the Turkish Firm, IKON Interactives content management solution (CMS) to support its aggressive international growth strategy. DDI provides OTT video-On-Demand and linear TV management solutions to broadcasters, telco operators and sports organisations. Stephen Watson, DDIs international Managing Director said, We realised a year or so [...]

Showmax partners with VAST Networks to offer free Wi-Fi

For three months, Showmax customers will have access to unlimited Wi-Fi across South Africa via 83 VAST Wi-Fi hotspots. The internet service Showmax and VAST Networks, Africas first open access Wi-Fi provider signed an agreement to zero-rate Wi-Fi data for movies and shows streaming and download on Showmax. The head of Showmax Africa, Chris Savides, [...]

Tuluntulu launched economic empowerment TV Channel

The African mobile VOD platform, Tuluntulu, partnered with Rhodes Business School (RBS) and Nedbank to launch the new economic empowerment TV channel on its app services. The channel will be up 24/7 on the Tuluntulu app services.  The vision of Tuluntulu is to enhance the lives of Africans by using relevant content at low cost [...]

Ooredoo subscribers to enjoy free trial of Starz Play

The popular Starz Play service will be available over the weekend to Ooredoo TV customers. The offer will be valid today, through to Sunday, and will be automatically available for the current Ooredoo TV customers even to those who are not subscribed to Starz Play. Existing Ooredoo TV customers can access the service by pressing [...]

Iflix launches services in Kenya

The Asian video-on-demand firm, Iflix, launched its services in Kenya as part of its move to further strengthen the country as an East African hotbed of SVoD services.  Subscribers in Kenya can now sign up for a free trial for a month to the service via Google Play of Apple App Store. The offer will [...]

FOX Africa boosting its local content and planning SVOD offer

In March, FOX Africa hosted a four-team regional club soccer tournament in Senegal, a trailer to the launch of the first 16 team West African football Cup of Nations in Ghana in September.  Gary Alfsonso, General Manager of FOX said, 20th Century Fox and Fox Networks Group (FNG) is one of the few media companies [...]