Tag Archives: YouTube

Angola Cables scores double win at Global Brands Awards

Multinational IT Solutions company, Angola Cables scored a double triumph as they picked up two category award wins at the prestigious 2019 Global Brands Magazine awards held recently at a gala occasion in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Angola Cables received the accolade of Best Global Wholesale Telecom Network Carrier, whilst company CEO, António Nunes was recognised [...]

Malcolm X to introduce his own YouTube TV channel in SA

The People’s Blesser, Malcolm X, is promoting his fight to support students, orphans and the less-fortunate to YouTube, with the introduction of his own channel. Malcolm X TV will be covering student life, tuition, accommodation, meals, books and allowance needs at public and private tertiary institutions across Mzansi which he has been doing on his Instagram [...]

YouTube channel memberships available in South Africa

Google has introduced its channel memberships for YouTube in South Africa, offering users the opportunity to support creators by signing up to donate 2.85 USD (R39.99) per month to their favorite channels. Channel memberships was launched last year for $4.99 per month after being tested on YouTubes Gaming platform. The Chief Product Officer of YouTube stated, [...]

Safaricom users to access YouTube for free

Safaricom has recently introduced free YouTube on its lower cost all-in-one bundle packages. The telco giant offers 5GB worth of free YouTube as well as free WhatsApp, all for US $10 and US $20 packages. The companys mobile data revenue has increased to 6.4% in March.  Kenya Charles Murito, Google Country Manager said the firm [...]

YouTube offers Ramadan program “Fiqh Al Almandhomah” in MENA

As Muslims around the world have started to fast for the Ramadan, Dr. Abdullatif bin Mohammed Al Afaliq rolled out his introductory program titled Fiqh Al Almandhomah on YouTube to cover the MENA region. The program was intended to be available on one of the Arab satellite channels; however, discussions to air the program in [...]

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

The NBA partners with YouTube to offer its first African channel

The National Basketball Association has inked a deal with YouTube for an African channel to increase its visibility on the continent. The NBA is collaborating with Googles video-sharing unit to offer original content and bring NBA games live to African fans. The NBA Vice President and Managing Director for Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall said, The games will [...]

YouTube to broadcast La Liga matches in Africa

YouTube channel will provide live English commentary from this season´s LaLiga1|2|3 matches in over 155 countries.  The regions covered in the deal include major markets in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas, with all content provided via geolocation. The broadcasts, which are due to begin from today, will provide a significant increase in coverage of [...]