Category Archives: Top News AFRICA

Group Vivendi Africa launched CanalBox in the DRC

Group Vivendi Africa (GVA), the French media giant set up to develop telecoms in Africa, has signed a new agreement project with the Minister in charge of Posts, Telecommunications, and New Information and Communication Technologies, Augustin Kibassa Maliba, to launch Canalbox in the DRC Region, which will offer internet connection 100% fiber-optic broadband. Augustin Kibassa [...]

Showmax premiered first South African original ‘Troukoors’

Showmax has premiered the first season of its much anticipated South African original, a romcom titled ‘Troukoors’ (Wedding Fever). The show created by SAFTA winner Louis Pretorius and SAFTA nominee Albert Snyman, follows Ilse-Lee van Niekerk as Jessica, a wedding planner who is surrounded by love but struggling to find it for herself. The series [...]

Jawwy TV offered viewers new content in MENA

Intigral, provider of digital entertainment and sports in MENA, will be airing a rich line-up of fantastic movies, shows and programs on its premium OTT service Jawwy TV, wrapping up its new releases for this year on a strong note. With top-quality digital entertainment from a wide range of popular genres to enjoy, all viewers [...]

Zattoo & AXIAN partner to bring IPTV & OTT to Madagascar

Zattoo, one of the leading TV-as-a-Service providers in Europe, is proud to announce its new partnership with the AXIAN Group. Telma, an AXIAN Group subsidiary, and the biggest telecoms operator in the Indian Ocean, is using Zattoos end-to-end, fully hosted & managed TV-as-a-Service to offer a state of the art set-top box and App based [...]

Fatafeat to launch first-ever podcast series on Deezer

Fatafeat, Discovery Inc.s Arabic food network in the Middle East, will launch its first-ever podcast series in an exclusive collaboration with global audio streaming service Deezer. Fatafeat and Deezer aim to provide a food-related podcast in the region celebrating the best of Arabic cuisine. The Fatafeat Podcast will be available for streaming across the MENA [...]

Mauritius Telecom to bring UEFA Campions League

Mauritius Telecom and Showmax, the Multichoice-owned local streaming service, have partnered up to bring UEFA Champions league and major football leagues to my.t customers and football fans in Mauritius. Through this partnership, my.t customers will be able to access Showmax Pro features the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, English Premier League, FA Cup, Serie A, [...]

TVMS and KBC partner for World Athletics Series 2022-2023

TV Media Sport (TVMS), the long-time free-to-air media rights partner of World Athletics in sub-Saharan Africa and Kenya Broadcasting Corporation announced KBC as the official and exclusive free-to-air broadcast partner for all Events part of the World Athletics Series in 2022 and 2023 in Kenya. Hédi Hamel, President of TVMS, commented on the partnership saying: [...]

SPI international inks deal with Axian Group to expand its footprint in Africa

SPI/FilmBox has signed a new distribution deal with Axian Group to bring four channels from its portfolio, available in Madagascar, Comoros and Togo on Telma TV and Togocom TV. In the operators premium packages, subscribers will be able to access FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Adrthouse, DocuBox and FightBox. Georgina Twiss, Managing Director, Western Europe & Africa [...]

Netflix to release South African-produced animated movie “Seal Team”

Netflix announced its lineup of movies for the month of December with the inclusion of the South African-produced animated movie Seal Team which will be arriving globally on December 31st, 2021. Other Netflix regions will also likely receive Seal Team although it will vary region-to-region. The animated movie which is directed by Greig Cameron and [...]