Category Archives: Technology

Airtel and ScholarX have partnered to bring new mobile learning in Nigeria

ScholarX Technologies Limited has announced a strategic partnership with telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, to launch LearnAM, a new mobile learning platform that provides skills training content to improve learning outcomes. Co-founder and CEO, ScholarX, Bola Lawal, said: The ScholarX team expresses profound appreciation to Airtel Nigeria and the GSMA Innovation Fund, funded by the [...]

Unitel & Ericsson partner to expand telecom network across Angola

Unitel and Ericsson have signed a three-year partnership across Angola for supplying Radio System solutions. The Radio & 5G core expansions will enable Unitel to meet increasing data demands of customers on the Angolan market. The agreement sees the expansion of Ericssons Packet Core and User Data Consolidation network and readiness for 5G non-standalone services. [...]

beIN MEDIA GROUP rolls out new UI, channels and subscriber packages for MENA

beIN MEDIA GROUP has introduced upgraded packages, new channels and a facelift for its STB user interface in MENA.  The new packages accessible across the MENA region will offer subscribers with additional benefits, and replace the existing basic, entertainment, sports, premium and elite tiers.  The new tiers include the Together package, which offers 70 channels [...]

MBC Group selects MediaGenix to manage on-demand, linear assets in MENA

Broadcast network MBC Group has chosen MediaGenix to run its broadcast management systems. Replacing its existing systems, MediaGenixs Whats On will oversee all of MBCs on-demand services and linear channels in a unified process. The Senior Manager Tech Ops of MBC Group, Aus Alzubaidi, said, After running multiple proof of concepts, we chose the [...]

TelOne signed new agreement with Eutelsat to bring broadband connection to Zimbabwe

TelOne Zimbabwe signed an agreement with Eutelsat to bring high-quality satellite broadband, Konnect Africa. Eutelsat Konnect, is a new-generation High Throughput Satellite (HTS) that provides almost a complete coverage of Europe and sub-Saharan Africa with 75-gigabit per second (Gbps) of Ka-band across a network of 65 spot beams. Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director of TelOne, commented: [...]

Ethiopia to migrate to satellite TV channels via Ethiosat

Ethiopian TV audiences will be able to access exclusive Ethiopian channels on Ethiosat at 57 degrees East. Ethiopian TV audiences who wish to access Ethiosat, should simply turn their dishes to face NSS-12, or contact their local installers. There is no need to buy a new Set-Top Box (STB) or antenna, as all Ethiopian households [...]

Vodafone rolls in Smart Home devices in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has launched a range of smart home devices onto the market to provide customers with enhanced connectivity, access to varied and amazing entertainment content, and improved security at home. The new devices include smart cameras with live HD video feed straight to mobile phones; as well as Android TV Boxes and Google Chromecasts [...]

Zain Bahrain launches affordable unlimited fiber-optic package

Zain Bahrain has recently announce the launch of its unlimited and affordable fiber-optic packages that will provide users with limitless data and feature-rich options to enhance their browsing and in-home internet experience. Zain Bahrain has always offered a wide range of fiber-optics packages that suit their customers’ connectivity needs to include gaming, virtual studying, working [...]

Huawei customers to receive free subscription to StarzPlay in MENA

StarzPlay and Huawei have partnered to bring a new service addition to Mate 40 Pro mobile phones, by offering free 12-month subscription service to Starzplay. Danny Bates, CCO and co-founder at StarzPlay, said: At StarzPlay, we are constantly exploring innovative avenues to offer our quality content to a larger audience. As the regions leading video [...]