Tag Archives: Mobile TV

Zantel launches Mobile TV service in Tanzania

Tanzanian mobile operator, Zantel, has launched a new mobile TV services, Zuninga Television, in the country which will provide its mobile phone subscribers with news, movies, gospel, sports and other content from a number of domestic media houses. Zantel is the only Integrated Telecom service provider in Tanzania offering International Gateway services, Fixed, Mobile and [...]

Mobile TV to rollout with DMB technology by end 2014

South Africa-based Mobile TV plans to rollout its Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) service nationwide by end of 2014. The alternative technology solution aims to give superior quality video distribution, video on demand and mobile TV services. The business drivers that make DMB an interesting development for this region is that digital radio, including visual radio [...]

ICASA demands proof of intent from new pay-TV entrants

South African regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), has demanded five new broadcasters- which received provisional license last month, to submit a written guarantee of having the necessary funding to provide subscription TV services giving extensive proof of the new operators’ ability to go live. The provisional licensees include – Kagiso Media [...]

ICASA grants five provisional pay-TV licences

South Africas communications industry regulator, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has granted provisional subscription TV broadcasting licences to five new applicants. The operators – Close-T Broadcast Network Holdings, Kagiso TV, Mindset Media Enterprises, Mobile TV and Siyaya TV- had applied for pay TV licences in 2012 and also participated in ICASAs public hearings [...]

Mobile TV gets licence for trials in SA

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has granted additional licences to the Mobile TV Consortium to test mobile TV using Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) in East London and Durban. The licensesl also allow trials in Port Elizabeth and Pietermaritzburg over the next six months. Mobile TV intends to offer sports, entertainment, news and [...]

Tele10 Rwanda to launch mobile TV offering

Rwandan media group, Tele10, will soon launch a new mobile TV offering, WatchAfrica, in partnership with Net-M (a German affiliate of NTT Docomo), French multi device TV publisher, Mobibase, and Germanys Cyberroute. WatchAfrica is expected to launch in three months and will have a mix of 25 TV channels, video-on-demand and catch-up content. WatchAfrica will [...]

mcel launches DStv Mobile in Mozambique

Mozambique mobile operator, mcel, has signed a deal to start streaming live DStv content over its 3G network to mcel subscribers. A total of seven  channels are available including SuperSport MaXimo 1, TRACE Urban, CNN, Afro Music Porto, Miramar and Cartoon Network. Local channel TVM is available at no cost as part of a 24-hour [...]

Mobily launches mView service in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia operator Mobily has launched the mView service for its internet users to watch free and paid TV channels and movies through computers, smartphones and tablets. Customers can subscribe for all the channels at USD 9 per month or choose on-demand movies starting from USD 1.9 each. Mobily provides the service via five different [...]

Sstreamm to launch mobile TV streaming service

South African start-up, Sstreamm, will launch a new mobile television streaming service next month called Pockit TV, which is available via smartphone apps, featurephones and the web. Robert Marshall, CEO of Sstreamm, said the Pockit TV service will only feature African content, and will be available for free as Sstreamm plans to monetise its content through [...]