Category Archives: Top News AFRICA

Disney+ Originals to launch on OSN in UAE

Disney+ content will be available for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa on regional pay television and online streaming service provider OSN as from April 9. Disney+ original catalogue will include hit show ‘The Mandalorian’, which will be available on OSN’s pay television and online streaming services in 17 regional markets, [...]

Etisalat offers three-month Starzplay subscription for free

Etisalat announced a bundle of free services with its eLife TV box. Viewers will have access to free on-demand movies each week for the next six weeks as well as enjoy free StarzPlay for three months with the latest Arabic and International TV series and movies by simply subscribing on-screen. Those who want more premium [...]

WWE Network streaming service launched in Middle East

WWE Network via its streaming service is now available in the Middle East. Fans can stream all WWE live pay-per-view events, including WrestleMania, on their TVs, game consoles, phones, tablets, computers and other connected devices. WWE Network streaming service will be available at $9.99 per month, and the first month is free for new subscribers [...]

NHK World Japan to launch on DStv in Nigeria

NHK World Japan will be launched on DStv as a new lifestyle channel in April. The channel, which will air on DStv channel 431 will showcase a variety of arts and culture, current affairs, dramas, documentaries, sport and much more. Were thrilled to have a channel with such a unique content offering join our platforms, [...]

MGM to launch new SVOD service in South Africa

MGM is planning to launch a new film and SVOD service in South Africa which will be part of Vodacoms Video Play Premium. This new service will also be available as an a la carte service.  The new service will draw on MGMs film and TV catalogue with titles including The Hobbit, Legally Blonde, The [...]

Agora Services and Côte Ouest Audiovisuel to collaborate with telecom operators to offer VoD services

Côte Ouest Audiovisuel and Agora Services Group will together develop a video on demand (VoD) platform called Butterfly. According to a press release, Agora Services Group and Côte Ouest understood together that the content without the tool was no more useful than the tool without the content. This is why these two experts have concluded [...]

Bahrain TV Channel 2 offers audiovisual lessons for students

According to the Information Affairs Ministry, Bahrain TV Channel 2 (Sports Channel) will air audiovisual lessons to provide remote learning to students. The initiative was decided during the Cabinet session chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier. The Ministry of Information Affairs [...]

Shahid to be available on Sony Bravia TVs in MENA

Shahid is the free VOD and catch-up portal in the Arab world, offering premium content to Arab modern families, including exclusive Shahid Originals, premieres, Arabic films and live TV channels in true HD quality as well as international offerings from Disney, Marvel, FOX and ABC Studios. Under the terms of the deal between the VOD [...]

Zain Bahrain rolls out new fiber broadband services

Telecom operator Zain Bahrain, in collaboration with Bahrains National Broadband Network (BNET), is proposing new fiber broadband packages on the largest fiber network in the kingdom and has also announced improved fiber broadband packages. The collaboration between Zain Bahrain and BNET shares the same commitment and vision for innovation and together they will offer the best [...]

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 [...]