Category Archives: News AFRICA

Showmax is removing live news from its platform

In March, Showmax introduced live news services in Kenya. The service included international channels such as CNN International, BBC World News, Al Jazeera, Sky News, Euronews and Newszroom Africa, all accessible via the different platforms where Showmax is available. However, Showmax has recently announced the withdrawal of live news from its platform effective immediately. In [...]

Airtel TV to air new TV show in Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria in partnership with Trace Content Distribution has announced the launch of new TV drama thriller Living in Bondage: Breaking Free on Airtel TV platform. Produced by Charles Okpaleke, Living in Bondage: Breaking Free, has a great cast including Kanayo O. Kanayo, Kenneth Okonkwo and Enyinna Nwigwe, among others. Airtel is revolutionizing the television [...]

BeIN Media Group rolls out exclusive sports content in MENA

BeIN Media Group has launched a new programming schedule of sports and entertainment content for viewers across MENA during the summer season, comprising of new movies, childrens programming, sports, cookery shows, and more. Furthermore, after launching on Wednesday beINs A Summer like No Other campaign, viewers can enjoy content for all ages being aired across [...]

Liquid Telecom extends its reach in Malawi

Pan-African telecoms company, Liquid Telecom will deliver VSAT connectivity services to mbora, a new social enterprise in Malawi that is offering free connectivity to people living and working in rural areas through community hubs. Each hub is tuned with broadband speeds of up to 36mbps, which allows mbora and its content partners to digitally deliver [...]

Telma and Ericsson introduce 5G network in Madagascar

Telma has rolled out Madagascars first 5G network, via the network infrastructure supplied by Swedish tech giant, Ericsson. Telma introduced Madagascars first 5G consumer services using spectrum in the 3.6-3.7 GHz band, with the network going live on the 26th June 2020. By rolling out 5G on the island, Telma forms part of the few operators [...]

Zain Bahrain rolls out 5G commercial services

Zain Group has announced the launch of its 5G commercial services in Bahrain. The 5G network built in collaboration with global solutions provider, Ericsson, will allow users to enjoy super high-speed data, very low latency and ultra-high reliability and unveils highly connected technologies trends such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and the internet of things (IoT). The [...]

StarTimes introduces a new digital satellite decoder in Ghana

Digital TV operator StarTimes has introduced a new HD satellite decoder onto the Ghanaian market. The decoder has been boosted with the latest technology and special features. StarTimes new digital satellite decoder, stunningly designed with the best HD quality with inbuilt strong anti-interference, comes with very low power consumption of only 4 watts. The new [...]