Tag Archives: triple-play

Cellcom Israel launches triple-play service

Israeli mobile phone operator, Cellcom, launched a triple-play package of telephony, internet and television services to pave its way through the competition among the mobile phone operators. Cellcom had initially launched its TV service in December last year which included a basic package for NIS 99 (USD 25.3) monthly for television channels and Video on [...]

Wananchi raises USD 130m for expansion in East, Southern Africa

African triple-play operator, Wananchi Group, has raised USD 130 million from existing and new shareholders to fund its growth and expansion plans in East and Southern Africa. The new capital investment will be used to consolidate the groups market leadership in East Africa and to extend our services across East and Southern Africa, said Richard [...]

Bezeq to merge with satellite TV unit YES

Israeli telco, Bezeq, will soon merge with its satellite TV subsidiary, YES, after receiving approval from Israel’s anti-trust authority. The move aims to save costs and allow Bezeq to market a triple-play package of TV, phone and Internet to compete with cable company HOT. However, the authority has attached several conditions on the merger – [...]

Telkom plans flat-rate triple play offer

South African telco, Telkom, hopes to offer a triple-play combination of uncapped Internet access, voice services and video on demand (VOD) for one flat-rate fee within the next 12 months. The JSE-listed telecommunications operator is battling to increase broadband digital subscriber line penetration rates, and hopes that VOD will help turn around its fortunes. Telkom [...]

Digital migration delays has stalled SABC from innovating

State owned South African broadcaster, SABC, admits that it is not ready to offer full triple-play services (TV, phone and internet) as delays in digital migration is preventing the state-broadcaster from progressing and competing with private players. Speaking at AfricaCom 2013 in Cape Town, group CEO of SABC, Lulama Mokhobo said that broadcasters concern themselves [...]