Category Archives: News AFRICA

stc to expand its 5G network in 71 additional Saudi cities

Saudi Telecom Company (stc) stated that it will provide an additional of more than 71 cities across Saudi Arabia with 5G network as part of its second-phase plan to deploy the network country-wide. The milestone showcases stcs continuous efforts to develop the 5G networks systems and infrastructure, most notably, expanding the fibre to the home [...]

Vodacom chooses Nokia for 5G services in South Africa

Nokia has deployed 5G radio, core and fixed network solutions across South African operator Vodacoms network. Vodacom is using Nokias 2G, 3G, 4G and fiber access networks, as well as 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) and mobile broadband services. Nokia is providing its AirScale, Fastmile and Subscriber Data Management (SDM) / Home Subscriber Server (HSS) [...]

MBC’s Shahid to launch new Original series ‘Nemra Etnein’ in MENA

MBC Groups streaming platform Shahid VIP will launch its new Original series Nemra Etnein on October 29. The streaming platform will release one episode weekly. The series is a pan-Arab romantic anthology, including eight episodes, each with an independent story containing different characters and a different theme or series of events. Nemra Etnein presents a different take on [...]

Jawwy TV starts airing new show ‘Shofna Chef’ in MENA

Intigral, a provider of digital entertainment and sports in MENA, has launched its latest Original production Shofna Chef which started airing on Jawwy TV from October 22. The new productions first season includes seven episodes. The new lifestyle show highlights Saudi chef Noor on her journey to discover new cuisines and flavor secrets from around the world, [...]

StarzPlay to provide free subscriptions to Jumia loyalty members in Africa

StarzPlay has inked a strategic partnership with e-commerce platform Jumia in Africa. As part of the collaboration, Jumia Prime members in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia can now enjoy free StarzPlay subscriptions for three, six and 12 months, in addition to free shipping and additional discounts and rewards when shopping with Jumia. Introduced in June 2019, Jumia [...]

Vodacom to boost broadband services in South Africa

Vodacom is investing to ameliorate broadband services in the South African region of KwaZulu Natal, building fibre networks and 4G base stations. The company stated that offering network connectivity for people who live in rural areas is central to its obligation to connecting the digital divide. The executive head for operations for Vodacom in the [...]