Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Idris Elba to star in Netflix series portraying his own struggles

Netflix revealed that Idris Elba, the actor will be starring in a new series labelled, Turn Up Charlie. The show will have eight episodes. Elba is due to play a struggling DJ and dedicated bachelor who accepts a position as a manny a male nanny. As a manny, he will be responsible for caring [...]

Music + streaming service Nigeria lands deal with Sony Music

In Nigeria, Music +, the music streaming service of telecommunications operator MTN, has entered into a partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to distribute on its platform in the Federal Republic the content of the label’s catalog. The agreement between Music + and Sony Music Entertainment, which together with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group, [...]

Netflix doubles original productions from Europe, Middle East and Africa

From a supernatural drama set in Jordan to a Turkish series called The Protector, Netflix is nearly doubling its film production in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with over 100 projects originating in the region in 2018. The US-headquartered company said regional film production now spans 16 countries including Lebanon, Turkey and [...]

AfriDocs documentaries to be available on Channel24 streaming platform

Every week, an African documentary from the AfriDocs platform will be available on Channel24’s streaming platform. This was made possible by an agreement announced a few hours ago between the AfriDocs documentary streaming platform and the Channel24 South African channel. The channel will select on a weekly basis from AfriDocs’ vast library of documentaries the [...]

Camtel signs with Friendly Technologies to enhance the triple-play service

In order to improve the triple-play experience of its residential subscribers, Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) has signed a service agreement with Friendly Technologies. Through a range of technical solutions, the Israeli company, which specializes in providing device management solutions to streamline the deployment and support of data, VoIP, IPTV, smart home, mobile services and 4G services, [...]

Google Go newly launched app in South Africa

Google has announced the launch of Google Go, a new app that will allow users to search and browse using less data. Users come to us to experience the web and access accurate information quickly. Unfortunately users cant always decide on the type of device they have or the kind of connection they are on, [...]

Catching Feelings to launch on Netflix

Catching Feelings will go live on the streaming service, Netflix, in May. This movie will make you laugh its a great Friday night watch with bae. Aside from staring in the film, Kagiso Lediga grabs the project as his own by also directing and writing. Alongside him on screen, Lediga is joined by none other [...]

Kwesé chooses Alpha Networks for African OTT expansion

Econet Medias broadcast platform Kwesé has selected Alpha Networks to deliver its over-the-top (OTT) services Kwesé Play in South Africa and the Kwesé TV app across Africa. Alpha is providing its Tucano back-end platform for the digital video service, which complements Kwesés direct-to-home (DTH) pay and free-to-air satellite TV services. The OTT services, which are being rolled [...]

Iflix launched in Morocco

With diverse and varied content, ranging from the biggest Hollywood productions, to Korean content, to the best Egyptian and Bollywood films, not to mention the international cult series, iflix has thousands of programs aimed at providing the best of entertainment , at a low price and without constraint. ”Our goal is to provide an increasingly [...]