Monthly Archives: January 2020

MTN launched mobile money in South Africa

MTN launched its Mobile Money (MoMo) services in South Africa in partnership with Ubank. The agreement, between MTN and Ubank, will enable customers and general consumers to transact and make payments using their cellphone rather than traditional banking services. MTN South Africa chief officer for mobile financial services Felix Kamenga said MTN envisions these services [...]

Boity’s reality TV show debut on BET Africa

South Africas favourite rapper, Boity Thulo is launching a new reality show, Own your Throne on BET Africa. The reality show will follow the TV personality and rapper as she progresses on her musical journey and will give fans an exclusive access to her superstar life. The cameras will closely follow Boity as her musical [...]

New children’s show Ahlan Simsim to air across MENA

The creators of Iftah Ya Simsim and Sesame Street shows have partnered together to bring Ahlan Simsim, a childrens show which will be aired on MBC 3, YouTube and local broadcast channels across Middle East.  The new show, Ahlan Simsim will aim at children from 3 years to 8 years and will feature familiar Muppet [...]

Parabole Maurice secured broadcasting rights of Euro 2020

Parabole Maurice secured broadcasting rights of Euro 2020 Football aficionados will be pleased as Parabole Maurice has secure the broadcasting rights for Euro 2020. The announcement was made by Jimmy Hope, the managing director of Parabole Maurice who is delighted to welcome this new addition.  We are already offering all the best of football in [...]

Ooredoo telecoms increase its mobile capacity in Algeria

Ooredoo Qatar is expanding its mobile data capacity in Algeria to meet market demand as more mobile services are launched in this North African country. The company will work with SIAE Microelettronica, a provider of microwave and millimeter wave radio technology, and will install multiband links to achieve fiber-like multigigabit capacity, reported the online publication [...]

Airtel Zambia enhanced its video streaming service

Airtel TV is the new video streaming experience that is being deployed by Airtel Zambia. The new Airtel TV App enabled customers to enjoy news on the go as well as other programming such as movies, music, reality shows, childrens shows as well as documentaries which include BBC, Hollywood, Bollywood, and Nollywood channels.  Commenting the [...]

Startimes sealed deal with Superights for Geronimo Stilton in Africa

Pay TV operator, Startimes has aquire the rights to broadcast the first season of investigation and adventure series Geronimo Stilton produced by Atlantyca and Superprod from Superights. Geronimo Stiltons first two seasons were produced by Atlantyca, with Superprod coming on as a co-producer for season three. Inspired by the popular book series of the same [...]

Zap TV adds two dramas series from ATV in Angola and Mozambique

Pay TV operator Zap TV announced that they added two news dramas series, Hercai and Love and Secrets from ATV.  Hercai, which has been licensed to date in more than 20 countries, is a family drama set in Turkey and centered on stories of love and revenge. Love and Secrets, meanwhile, weaves stories of murder [...]

Canal + Mauritius adds Netflix to its offer

Canal + Mauritius subscribers will soon have access to Netflix. The official announcement will be made at a Canal + press conference this Thursday. Netflix is officially available on Canal + since October 15, 2019 in France. On September 16, Canal + announced a partnership with Netflix. The French group can now offer Netflix content [...]