Category Archives: General TV

BON recommends the ban of analogue TV importation in Nigeria

The Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria (BON) urged the Federal Government during a Central Working Committee to stop the importation of analogue television sets. According to BON, this measure will fast track the switch to digital broadcasting in Nigeria. Saa Ibrahim, Chairperson of the Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria declared that: We call on Federal Government to [...]

Majid Al Futtaim named as Warner Bros Pictures’ distributor partner for the Middle East

Majid Al Futtaim Leisure, Entertainment & Cinemas (MAF LEC) was announced as Warner Bros. Pictures’ new distribution partner for the Middle East, starting with the screening of The Suicide Squad released on August 5. The Emirati holding company operates 615 screens across eight markets in the Middle East while also operating a sizeable regional film [...]

DigiConverge, an E-Broadcast platform, launched in Nigeria

DigiConverge, a one-stop digital convergence platform will provide e-broadcasting services, media intelligence and virtual business support in Lagos, Nigeria. DigiConverge is an end-to-end content technology and OTT solution provider that facilitates content ownership, content distribution and content monetisation through a premium network of distribution channels on any device. According to Celestine Achi, DigiConverge collaborates with [...]

Icasa to regulate sports broadcast in South Africa

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) is targeting the end of September to release the final sports broadcast regulations for 2020. Icasa wants to amend the sports broadcasting services regulations so that sporting events of national interest receive live or delayed live or delayed coverage on free-to-air television. Events included in the proposed [...]

African Football Confederation launches media rights tender for the African Cup Nations

The African Football Confederation (CAF) launched a tender for media rights to African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2021. The other competitions are the CAN women 2020, the CAN under 17 years 2020, the CAN under 20 years 2020, the African Champions League and the Confederation Cup for 2020 and 2021. For the time being, no [...]

New Sport service Betoo launched in Cameroon

Currently retired and African champion Samuel Eto’o is embarking on investment relative to his favourite field. The Cameroonian announced the arrival of a new sports betting called, Betoo.  Based on sources close to the retired footballer, betoo is only the beginning of the conversion of Samuel Eto’o in business, after the failed episode of Set [...]

Nigerian Film Corporation partners with French Agency for Development to provide film training in Nigeria

Mr. Brian Etuk, Head of Public and intergovernmental relations at French Agency for Development announced the development of the film industry, by adding that the partnership was aimed at securing direct funding for the development of critical infrastructure to further reposition the Nigerian Film Industry. The funding intervention will be funnelled into training and capacity [...]

Lumen TV goes live in Zambia

Catholic Bishops of Zambia have launched test broadcast of Lumen TV. As a Church, and as a nation, we may be going through so many troubles. May Lumen TV Zambia be a source of hope to the nation [by] giving light to the nation. [Let it be] a ministry of enlightening the world. During the [...]