Tag Archives: OTT

du partners with ATEME for OTT, DTH and IPTV projects in UAE

du has selected ATEMEs solutions for major OTT, DTH and IPTV projects. Across the two projects, du is adopting several of ATEMEs innovative solutions and services. For its OTT platform, du will offer an excellent streaming experience with unmatched video quality for its home service customers, so they can enjoy their favorite movies and shows [...]

African streaming and TV platform, Wi-flix rolls out special packages for Safaricom subscribers in Kenya

Wi-flix, an online streaming platform offering exclusive African & international content, TV channels and sports entertainment has been rolled out in Kenya. The SVOD platform is making its entry in the Kenyan market with a special offer for Safaricom subscribers, who can benefit from an unlimited premium content with daily, weekly and monthly packages starting [...]

UCC to amend regulation of OTT social media services in Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is offering to amend the regulation of OTT services such as Facebook and Twitter to boost investment in the sector. During an international preparatory meeting, the issues related to OTT was raised by the UCC since Africa is a net user of OTT services and the regulators are facing hard [...]

Envivo collaborates with Cisco to launch new OTT service for Nollywood

Nigerian technology-based media organization, Envivo Communications Limited has partnered with multinational technology company Cisco to launch a new Over the Top (OTT) video streaming service called ‘nVIVO TV’ by the end of December, powered by Cisco’s Infinite Video Platform. The information was confirmed to AFP by filmmaker Chioma Ude, director of marketing at Envivo. “Cisco [...]

Nigerian Communications Commission likely to introduce regulatory framework for OTT

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecoms industry regulator, may set up a regulatory framework for the control of over-the-top (OTT) technology services. This may be possible if the NCC eventually validates the findings of a study carried out by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) on the benefits and challenges of OTT services in Nigeria. [...]