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The NBA partners with YouTube to offer its first African channel

The National Basketball Association has inked a deal with YouTube for an African channel to increase its visibility on the continent. The NBA is collaborating with Googles video-sharing unit to offer original content and bring NBA games live to African fans. The NBA Vice President and Managing Director for Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall said, The games will [...]

YouTube Music is now launched in South Africa

YouTube has launched its new music streaming service, YouTube Music in South Africa. Based on a statement, the new service will offer music videos, official albums, singles, live performances, remixes, covers and hard-to-find music. The ad-supported version of YouTube Music is free of charge, but the Premium service is based on a paid membership at [...]

YouTube to broadcast La Liga matches in Africa

YouTube channel will provide live English commentary from this season´s LaLiga1|2|3 matches in over 155 countries.  The regions covered in the deal include major markets in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas, with all content provided via geolocation. The broadcasts, which are due to begin from today, will provide a significant increase in coverage of [...]

Kwesé to offer gadgets for Internet TV connection clients

Pay TV provider Kwese has delivered converter boxes that offer customers with traditional television sets to connect to the Internet. The devices will be connected to their televisions and Kwesé subscribers will be able to link to an Internet hub that allows them to stream videos and movies from platforms like Netflix, YouTube, TED, Redbull [...]

Government in South Africa to reveal new regulation for YouTube and Netflix

South Africas communications minister, Ayanda Dlodlo has confirmed that the government is set to reveal new regulations for Netflix, YouTube and other streaming services. Dlodlo said during a briefing that she is planning to present a draft white paper on Digital Content and Audio-Visual Policy for South Africa to cabinet for approval before publishing it [...]

Youtube to review the 10000 views rule for Africa

Youtube the Google owned video broadcast platform is currently reviewing the famous 10000 views rule. The regulation is stating that YouTubers can apply for a partnership in order to monetize their creation when their channel has gathered more than 10000 views. The problem with this rule is in rural environment as well as emerging countries [...]

WildBrain now handles Turner Kids’ Youtube channels in MEA  

  WildBrain, the kids video content provider owned by DHX Media, has sealed the deal with Turner International for the management of a range of Turner Kids YouTube channels for the Middle East and African regions, including other territories. According to the pact, the entertainment company will be able to create and handle channels. Also, [...]

Samsung and YouTube expand global HDR content offering in Oman

Samsung announced its support of YouTubes global high dynamic range (HDR) playback on television through an expanded version of the YouTube application. The YouTube Application is currently available on all 2016 Samsung Quantum dot TVs and UHD TVs.   YouTube will support High Dynamic Range (HDR) video streaming, offering a wide range of HDR content. [...]

Twist Animation’s Nuni now on YouTube

Twist Animation, which is a studio based in Israel, has launched its most recent animated series on YouTube kids. Nuni is the name of the animated series and it is a preschool one. This launch actually follows the previous hit TuTiTu which has acquired over four billion views on YouTube. Yossi Dahan, the co-founder of [...]

YouTube introduces Mosalsalat

A new Arabic TV hub has been launched on YouTube. Its name is Mosalsalat. Over 500 iconic Arabic television series, including those which date back from 1962, will be available on the new-fangled digital hub. Shows on Mosalsalat are categorised by genre and country of origin. Having worked with Egyptian and Radio Union (ERTU) in [...]