Author Archives: Shana Rafter

MTN Nigeria and Out There Media to launch telco-driven mobile advertising

MTN Nigeria has announced its new partnership with Out There Media (OTM), a global leader in mobile advertising and data monetization, to launch telco-driven mobile advertising. OTMs technology, combined with its network of brands and brand agencies, will strengthen the mobile operators digital advertising strategy, driving advertiser interaction and engagement with its 65 million subscribers, [...]

DStv and GOtv to air Tokyo Olympics across Africa

DStv and GOtv viewers can look forward to the Summer Olympic Games 2020, which will run from 23 July to Sunday, 8 August in Tokyo, Japan. DStv will feature eight dedicated channels with SuperSport Football Plus becoming Olympic Channel 1, while SuperSport Premier League, La Liga, Football, Variety 1, Variety 2, Variety 3 and Variety [...]

beIN Sports draws over 1billion viewers during UEFA Euro 2020 and COPA America 2021

According to IPSOS figures, beIN Sports saw a total of 100+ million viewers tune in across both finals on Sunday 11 July – with the unforgettable UEFA EURO 2020 England vs. Italy and the COPA America 2021 Brazil vs. Argentina matches receiving 64.4 million viewers and 36.1 million respectively. Additionally, France, Italy, Germany, and Portugal [...]

AppGallery partners with Hungama Music offering additional music streaming options to Huawei users in the Middle East

Huawei users across MENA can enjoy unlimited music streaming with over 12M popular songs, music videos, and podcasts in over 20 languages. AppGallery, Huawei’s official app distribution platform, has recently expanded its streaming app offering through a partnership with Hungama Music, one of India’s leading music streaming services. This partnership places Hungama Music on the [...]

Showmax to air new Nigerian original series

Basketmouth is set to executive produce and star in Showmax’s second Nigerian original show, ‘Ghana Jollof’. The star comedian and filmmaker recently confirmed the new collaboration between his Baron’s World production company and the top streamer. Though plot details are currently under wraps, Basketmouth announced in a statement that the show will see a collaboration [...]

Canal+ and Universal Music Africa partner with Digster Africa

CANAL+ is partnering with Universal Music Africa (UMA) to celebrate music and introduce Digster Africa, UMA’s 100% African streaming platform, to its subscribers in Africa. From 1 to 31 July, each Canal+ Bouquets subscriber who renews their subscription will receive 1 month of free access to the Digster Africa application, in order to discover and [...]

StarTimes to offer bonus content to Nyota bouquet subscribers

StarTimes Media has unveiled an aggressive reward programme that will see Nyota bouquet subscribers the platforms lowest package, enjoy six additional channels which are reserved for higher bouquets upon full month or more subscription renewal at the same cost of Ksh.299. StarTimes Media has unveiled an aggressive reward programme that will see Nyota bouquet [...]

Digitel launches its first telecom service across South Sudan

The President of the Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, presided over the official launch ceremony of Digitel Telecommunications, the country’s third largest telecom operator, on Monday 12 July. The new competitor to South Africa’s MTN and Kuwait’s Zain is fully owned by local investors. Its mission is to bring telecoms services to uncovered areas [...]