Monthly Archives: April 2019

Kwesé TV partners with European Handball Federation to air Champions League club competition

African broadcaster Kwesé TV has settled a partnership with the European Handball Federation for rights to its Champions League club competition. Champions League matches will be aired on free-to-air channel Kwesé Free Sports and streamed via mobile app Kwesé iflix. Both platforms will display the Champions League and all matches will be offered with English [...]

Mauritius Telecom to roll out mobile money service

Mauritius Telecom (MT) will soon roll out the mobile money service. The announcement was made during the opening ceremony of the 39th edition of the conference of the Southern Africa Telecommunications Association (SATA). The CEO of Mauritius Telecom (MT), Sherry Singh, said, “I believe in the digitization of money. We will soon launch a service, the [...]

Showmax acquires streaming rights for ‘A Discovery of Witches’

Showmax has seized the streaming rights for A Discovery of Witches, directed by Bad Wolf. The British fantasy drama series will be accessible on Showmax from 1 May. ‘A Discovery of Witches’ has been extended for a second and third season in late-2018 and is based on Deborah Harkness’ All Souls novel trilogy series. In the story, a [...]

Mobily tests 5G network in Saudi Arabia

Mobily has positively led site tests in collaboration with Ericsson for 5G (fifth generation) in Makkah around the Haram area attaining speeds in excess of 1 gigabit (1,000 megabits). The tests by Mobily and Ericsson are the first in the Haram area, which has one of the highest mobile users in the world; upon deployment, [...]

Turkish channel Natural TV covers the African regions

Natural TV, the only private Turkish TV channel to broadcast in Africa, offers original content from Turkey and increases cultural awareness in the region. The channel offers cartoons, health, agriculture, music and cultural contents. It also features news from Turkeys state-run Anadolu Agency. Along with foreign production films, the viewers also have the opportunity to watch Turkish production films on the channel such as Anadolu [...]

Edan TV rolls out new TV show ‘The River’

The River, the new series from the country of Nelson Mandela, arrives exclusively on the pan-African channel Edan TV. This high-profile South African series will make you live the powerful and dramatic story of two communities that face each other on both sides of a river: on one side, the high society that lives in [...]

Timeless Drama Channel to air on My-HD in MENA

Timeless Drama Channel, Turkish drama channel, is launching with My-HD. We are delighted to be extending our existing partnership with My-HD to bring the newly launched Timeless Drama Channel to drama lovers in the MENA region, said Mr. Murat Muratolu, Head of Distribution at SPI International.  My-HD is dedicated to provide the best family entertainment [...]

MOTORVISION TV to broadcast live motorsports in Africa

MOTORVISION TV has been broadcasting live motorsports, since 2010, in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and been the premier destination for NASCAR fans in the region. Now its international sister channel follows suit and is set to become the new home of motorsports in Europe (excluding the UK, Portugal and the German-speaking area) and Africa with [...]

Universal Music signed with Nigerian streaming uduX

Universal Music has signed a licensing deal with Nigeria-based streaming music service uduX. This is the first major label that has partnered with the major label with a deal offering both Nigerian and International selections to the uduX platform.  We have created a new platform to bring value to the music ecosystem both here in [...]

Fatafeat reveals news shows during Ramadan in Dubai

Food network, Fatafeat, has announced a lineup of fresh shows for viewers during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The four new shows feature some of the Middle Easts most renowned celebrity chefs, including Chef Manal Al Alem and Chef Mohamad Orfali, and introduce brand new talents, Chef Afnan Al Jaadi and Hayat Al Shaibani. The [...]