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Episode 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa.

Date: 22 May 2015
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Online TV, live from Africa

Two young, black females. One hot new online TV platform. Welcome to Aza TV, launched by Sorele Media on 20 May 2015...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2015 14:00

Local content production support - critical as Zimbabwe gears up for digitisation

Currently Zimbabwe is gearing itself up for two significant developments in the broadcasting industry - the announcement of the successful local commercial licence applicants and digital migration...

By Koliwe Nyoni Majama 18 May 2015 08:41

Tanzania: Zantel launches real time news service

Zantel mobile phone subscribers will start to get real time entertainment news through their smart phones under a new product code named, Zuninga television...

14 May 2015 10:27

Zimbabwe: Govt to meet digitalisation deadline

Government will meet the June 17 digitalisation deadline when the country is expected to switch from analogue to digital broadcasting, Deputy Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Senator Monica Mutsvangwa, told Parliament last Thursday...

By Diana Nherera 11 May 2015 10:40

Kenya: Safaricom launches its digital TV boxes

NAIROBI: Safaricom is the latest firm to enter the highly competitive digital TV sphere. The company launched its Set Top Boxes, which will enable subscribers to view TV content and also access the Internet...

By Margaret Njugunah 11 May 2015 10:29

Trevor Noah puts SA comedy on the international radar

Most of the nation is bursting with pride that local comedian Trevor Noah is soon to host one of the most popular daily satirical news shows in the world - here are the implications...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Apr 2015 14:00

Do your news releases speak to Africans?

Sixteen African countries have two or more official languages...

22 Apr 2015 09:25

Giving Africa's medical innovations a global audience

What do the realms of TV, medical issues and Africa have in common? The Med in Africa show says Alex Jakana, Executive Producer, Editorial Partnerships for BBC Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2015 14:00

Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

Authority seeks to regulate ads on TV and radio

NAIROBI: Advertisements on radio and television will be restricted to a maximum seven minutes in every 30 minutes of broadcasting, in proposed code of conduct for radio and TV services...

By Kennedy Kangethe 17 Apr 2015 05:31

Somali media network raided after broadcasting Al-Shabaab spokesperson's voice on radio

At around 17:40 on Friday, 3 April 2015, soldiers raided the premises of Shabelle and shut down Radio Shabelle and SkyFM...

14 Apr 2015 10:15

Channel deal signed between IROKOtv and StarTimes

IROKOtv and StarTimes will be signing an exclusive deal for two brand new linear TV channels, IROKO Play and IROKO Plus, on the leading African pay TV platform...

13 Apr 2015 11:19

Nigerians kick against increase in DStv's subscription fees

Nigerians have described the recent increase by Multi-Choice, owners of DStv of its subscription fees as uncalled for and demanded its immediate reversal...

By Igho Oyoyo 13 Apr 2015 09:01

AFP launches Africa Weekly, a broadcast-ready programme for television and digital platforms

PARIS, FRANCE: Drawing from its broad network across Africa, AFP is launching a 10-minute programme highlighting Africa's diversity...

13 Apr 2015 08:52

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