Monthly Archives: August 2017

New Zambian drama to be launched on DStv Channel

Umutenge, a new Zambian drama series aiming at exploring issues of domestic violence will start to air on Zambezi Magic, the DSTV channel. Zambezi Magic already air a number of local production and will soon see the new locally produced drama shown.  MultiChoice Zambia said in a statement, This September, Zambezi Magic will unveil Zambias [...]

Safaricom acquired Huawei Expertise to accelerate its FTTH deployment

The Chinese technology company Huawei has announced the adoption by mobile phone operator Safaricom of its FTTH E2E (end-to-end) solution for the rapid deployment of its fiber optic network at home. According to Jeff Wang, president of Huawei’s network access product line, “the FTTH E2E solution, which is characterized by precise investment, fast network construction [...]

FILMBOX partners with MTN to bring TV and VOD in Nigeria

In line with its international expansion strategy, SPI Internationals FILMBOX, will be delivering 24/7 TV channels and a VOD service to MTNs VeeTee mobile TV service. The international TV operator, SPI, will offer eight channels from its worldwide portfolio to VeeTee including FilmBox Africa with movies and TV series.  Amongst the channels, subscribers would be [...]

Ooredoo announced the launch of new 50mbps fibre plan

The Qatari telecommunications company, Ooredoo, launched the new 50Mbps Ooredoo Fibre Plan. This deployment has been designed to ensure everyone in the region to have access to affordable and high-speed home broadband.  This action was taken after the company listened to its customer feedback showing their need for higher speeds of internet at home. At [...]

GOtv Zambia brings down decoder prices

GOTV Zambia slashed down its decoder prices to show its commitment to assist the digital migration process in the country. This decrease in price is to allow consumers to access digital TV at a very affordable price.  Recha Kabwe, MultiChoice Zambias Managing Director accentuated the countrys government commitment to provide Zambians with low cost digital [...]