Monthly Archives: May 2019

LAGbook launched free music platform Playfre in Nigeria

The founder of LAGbook, Chika Nwaogu, has launched, Playfre, a new platform where Nigerians and the rest of Africa can access millions of songs for free. The application is the first indigenous music streaming platform with over 45 million songs. According to Nwaogu, We have been developing what will become Africas first real answer to [...]

MTN introduced Made for Me data offer

MTN introduced an updated version of Made for Me contract packages, which feature Anytime and Night Express data, additional minutes, and limited-time launch offers. The packages will be available to all new customers as from June 2019 as a special offer. When signing up, new customers will receive a 20GB one-off Anytime data bundle and [...]

Ooredoo Money launched new promotion in Qatar

Ooredoo Money introduced a new deal to accommodate its customers who send remittances to its home countries over the Eid period as well as to stay connected to their loved ones.  Customers transferring $275 or more to any eligible countries with competitive fees will get 2GB data free. The countries where the promotion is suitable [...]

MultiChoice & Icasa fight over Pay Tv laws

Following Icasa recent inquiry into subscription of TV broadcasting services where findings highlight ways to improve competition and lower subscription prices in the pay-TV market, the pay TV market inquiry and sports broadcasting regulations both pose a risk for MultiChoice, as the companys DStv and SuperSport brands often acquire exclusive broadcasting rights to major sporting [...]

DStv & GOtv to broadcast UEFA Champions League

UEFA Champion League final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool will be aired on Saturday via DStv and GOtv. The live broadcast of the match will allow fans to build their own programming by including highlights of the games and will have access to a wide range of the pre-match shows including half hour highlights of [...]

StarTimes launches the first African online film festival

StarTimes is launching the first edition of the Pan-African Online Film Festival (PAOFF). The festival will be running via StarTimes ON and it will be a quarterly competition where it will be open to all local professional film and music video producers.  The new platform is fans voting system for all videos that are qualified [...]

NigComSat launched new DTH TV platform in Nigeria

NigComSat, the African Communications Satellite has officially launched a new Direct-to-Home TV platform in Nigeria which is called, NextTV. The new joint venture is between Nigus International and China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC0).  The new TV service will have over 140 channels. Nigus International will have the lead in the partnership company and will [...]

Home and Garden channel available on DStv in July

Channel24 has announced that HGTV will be launched in July on DStv and will also be available to DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact subscribers in South Africa. The new TV channel with fresh content about home improvement, do-it-yourself house renovations, design, real estate and gardening. In November 2017 MultiChoice did a 3-week [...]

“Cheaters” #Uyajola9 has landed in South Africa

Cheaters” #Uyajola9 South Africa has topped the trend list hours before its official premiere on Moja Love, Dstv channel 157.The show, based on the US hit show Cheaters, is hosted by muso Jub Jub Maarohanye.  The country had been waiting in anticipation for the premiere ever since a trailer for the show went viral on [...]