Category Archives: News AFRICA

OSN to focus on Kuwaiti audience this Ramadan

OSN has announced its expansion by offering Ramadan programming with premium and local series all targeted at Kuwaiti viewers. Following an extensive analysis of content trends and viewership patterns across the Middle East region, OSN aims to further cement its positioning as a one-stop entertainment platform, providing discerning audiences in Kuwait with content which appeals [...]

Vodacom and MTN bid for Ethiopia telecom licence

Ethiopias finance ministry confirmed two final bids for new operating licences, with MTN Group and a consortium including Vodafone Group, Vodacom and Safaricom in the running to enter the market. The countrys overdue application process ended this week with the Ethiopian Ministry of Finance announcing final bids had been received from MTN, and a consortium [...]

Axian Group to invest $500 million in Tanzania

Axian Group intends to invest $500 million in Tanzania following the purchase of telecommunication assets in the East African country and is seeking more deals to further expand in the region. A consortium led by the Antananarivo; Madagascar-based conglomerate announced April 19 the purchase of Millicom International Cellulars Tanzanian operations. Acquiring Tigo Tanzania and Zanzibar [...]

beIN Sports to broadcast exclusive series across Qatar

beIN Media Group, the global sports and entertainment broadcaster and its flagship sports channel beIN Sports will broadcast an exclusive monthly series called Welcome to Qatar as the global broadcaster prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. beIN Sports series Welcome to Qatar will take viewers and subscribers on an incredible journey across [...]

Audiomack partners with MTN to offer music streaming to subscribers in Nigeria

Audiomack is collaborating with MTN Nigeria to offer the Audiomack+MTN Data Bundle program, which will provide MTN subscribers personalized data bundles for streaming unlimited music and accessing content on Audiomack at zero data cost. The partnership will see MTN subscribers have free access to Audiomacks streaming service via their mobile devices on weekly and monthly subscriptions. The weekly plan provides 1.2GB + [...]

Shahid rolls out first kids’ original series for streaming platform

Shahid VIP the premium, subscription-based service of Shahid launches Toota Toota, the very first Shahid kids original series. The first season of Tota Tota series, the first of Shahid Originals kids-dedicated productions is available since the beginning of the current holy month of Ramadan. The presented from MBC3, Dania El Shafie, commented, Toota Toota is inspired [...]