Category Archives: Technology

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 [...]

Airtel and Nokia to rollout 5G network in Kenya

Nokia has been selected by African mobile operator Airtel Kenya as part of a three-year deal to equip the country’s capital, Nairobi, with 4G-compatible broadband equipment and 5G. Eventually, this installation will cover hundreds of sites and will include upgrading the coverage of existing 2G, 3G and 4G radio access networks (RANs) in various urban, [...]

Roya TV to broadcast on Türksat satellites

Roya TV, one of Jordans television channels began broadcasting on Türksat communication satellites which can be viewed on Türksat 3A satellite. In statement, Türksat announced Aspiring to include the Arabic-speaking audience in Turkey to its viewers, Roya TV, with its challenging content in the fields of News, Sports, Entertainment and Arts, will now meet with [...]

Ethio Telecom signs new partnership deal with BringCom

Ethio Telecom has just signed a new partnership and interconnection agreement with BringCom. According to Fabrice Langreney, BringCom’s CEO, this new service is the latest addition to our African network and allows us to transmit our customers’ international traffic from Ethiopia via Djibouti to anywhere in the world. BringCom will be able to complement and [...]