Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Etisalat rolls out OTT service in UAE

Etisalat has introduced a brand-new OTT service called SwitchTV in the UAE. The app, which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store, Google Play or the new Huawei App Gallery, is accessible to all UAE residents, regardless of their mobile carrier or home internet service. Etisalat subscribers accessing SwitchTV will benefit from data-free streaming [...]

Audiomack extends its reach in Africa

According to Billboard, free music streaming service Audiomack is extending its operations in Africa by opening a new office in Lagos, Nigeria. The service is already accessible in all 54 countries on the continent, and is the No. 1 free music app, the No. 6 free app overall, after Facebooks suite of apps and Snapchat [...]

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, [...]