Tag Archives: OTT

French OTT adds two African bouquets

French OTT platform, TeVolution, plans to add two African bouquets – Bouquet African and African Bouquet Premium – to its a la carte line-up. The two bouquets – aggregatedand distributed by Thema – are already available on all French IPTV platforms as well as on Box Le Bouquet Africain across the rest of Europe. The [...]

Visual Unity Global, Clouds Media partner for African OTT provision

OTT solutions provider, Visual Unity Global has partnered with Tanzanian media conglomerate, Clouds Media, to expand its vuMobile platform in Africa by allowing subscribers to quickly create mobile-optimised websites under the Clouds Media brand. In Tanzania, as in many parts of Africa, a company’s mobile presence plays a critical role in establishing new revenue streams. [...]

Companies outline T-VOD plan for South Africa

Hybrid IPTV software developer, Digisoft.tv, and South African digital marketing training company, Discover Digital, have outlined plans to jointly deliver Over-the-top (OTT) Transactional VOD (T-VOD)educational and entertainment content in remote and poorly connected areas of South Africa. “The African market offers a unique opportunity for a hybrid OTT and digital content delivery offering,” said John [...]

South Africa prepares for more OTT streaming

Two of South Africas leading FTA broadcast groups are separately working to offer free OTT streaming services in the country. Government-owned broadcast signal distributor Sentech, and FTA broadcaster e.tv, both highlighted their plans in Cape Town this week. German STB manufacturer, Kathrein TechnoTrend, demonstrated the online content offering for Sentechs FTA satellite platform, [...]

OTT box to deliver African TV channels across EU

Thema, distributor and agent for themed and ethnic TV channels worldwide, has entered a partnership deal with Alpha Networks to launch the first OTT-box that provides African TV channels across the European Union. The OTT box Le Bouquet Africain – La Box TV, allows viewers to watch over 20 major African national public and private [...]

Telkom offers OTT VOD service from Samsung with smart TV

South Africas Telkom is allowing ADSL customers to stream OTT video-on-demand services from Samsungs Video Hub when they subscribe to a new package incorporating ADSL connectivity and a smart TV from Samsung. Bundle pricing starts from USD 65 per month and includes landline rental, free landline and ADSL installation for new customers, a WiFi modem, [...]

STC introduces mobile to My InVision OTT service

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has started offering Jood2 customers the option to watch the My InVision OTT service on smartphones and tablets that support either the iOS or android operating system. STC is offering the service free of charge for the first month. Subscribers can access all InVision services online except live broadcast channels. Users [...]