Category Archives: OTT / VOD

New African OTT platform Kwa Films now available worldwide

Kwa Films is a new OTT platform made in Reunion. This uncommon niche VOD service is available all over the world at It offers a flexible possibility to unlimited streaming on all screens through rental or subscription.  From a tiny volcanic island, Kwa Films think big. The platform is an invitation to indulge into [...]

Huawei Video rolls out new Ramadan series in the UAE, Saudi Arabia & Egypt

Huawei Video platform will launch six new series for Ramadan to consolidate its Video-on-Demand (VOD) service in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. This launch has been done in partnership with the Home plus Network. The new shows, being available on an AVOD basis, include Arabic and global content on the Huawei Video streaming service [...] gained over 70 000 TV customers in less than two months in East Africa with YOTVChannels project, delivered a complete TV solution for the Ugandan YOTVChannels project a while ago and is enjoying a rapid growth in the number of TV customers.  YOTVChannels is a product of Albayan Media in partnership with MTN in Uganda. Africa’s largest operator offering to their customers newly various TV packages excluded from the data consumption. [...]

Etisalcom and Atyaf to roll out premium entertainment package in Bahrain

Bahrain-based telecommunications company Etisalcom has inked a deal with Atyaf Home Entertainment, a licensed partner for pay-tv service providers and vendors, to roll out its premium entertainment services in Bahrain.  Etisalcom will provide a range of exclusive services to the people that are at home as a cautionary measure to prevent the spread of the [...]

Africanews now available on DStv and GOtv

Africanews offers content in English and French from an African perspective, including bilingual breakfast show Morning Call. The channel has a team of 50 local correspondents. Africanews will be accessible to DStv and GOtv subscribers in over 40 countries across Africa, including South Africa and neighbouring southern African countries, as well as countries including Nigeria, [...]

StarTimes offers free access to over 100 channels on its platform

As the coronavirus epidemic spreads across Africa, WHO advises people to stay at home and avoid unnecessary exits. In this context, StarTimes has decided to make available to all Africans and free of charge more than 100 local and international channels on its StarTimes ON streaming application. Among these channels, local and international news channels [...]

Etisalat launches new OTT services in UAE

Etisalat has launched a brand-new OTT service called SwitchTV in the UAE. The app which is available via Apple App Store, Google Play or the new Huawei App Gallery, is available to all UAE residents, irrespective of their mobile carrier or home internet service. As an introductory offer, subscribers can access SwitchTV as data-free streaming [...]