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Episode 158: The BookMarks Awards 2016 advice and hospitality industry marketing.

Date: 26 Nov 2015
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Fox Sports official broadcast partner of MLS in sub-Saharan Africa

FOX Sports is now the official broadcast partner of Major League Soccer (MLS) in the US, Mexico, South America and sub-Saharan Africa, among others...

20 Nov 2015 08:39

New VOD service for Nigeria from Ericsson

Ericsson will launch a new subscription video on demand (VOD) service called NuVu in partnership with leading telecoms Airtel Nigeria in the first quarter of 2016...

18 Nov 2015 13:02

Inview, NBC Nigeria select Paywizard for digital TV switchover

Inview and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of Nigeria have selected Paywizard, the specialist in subscriber management for pay-tv, to support the national digital TV switchover project...

18 Nov 2015 10:03

Anytime, anywhere, any device - TV of the future

There's no doubt the emergence streaming platforms is set to drastically alter the way traditional media broadcasters do business. Here's how Viacom International Media Networks offer a mobile content experience to complement their traditional TV offering...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Nov 2015 12:00

First African superhero television series distributed by Discover Digital

Local digital entertainment and technology company, Discover Digital, will distribute the first mainstream African superhero television series, Jongo, in March 2016, as an eight-episode series...

16 Nov 2015 09:06

Urban Brew to support African business series for Bloomberg Television

Urban Brew Studios, as Zig Zag's South African production partner, is supplying on-the-continent production and logistical support for a new 12-part factual series, which will air from May 2016 on Bloomberg Television in EMEA...

11 Nov 2015 09:23

Algeria to close private TV over 'subversive' interview

ALGIERS, ALGERIA: Algeria on Monday ordered the closure of a private television station after it broadcast an interview with an Islamist figure accused of "subversive" remarks, the communications ministry said...

13 Oct 2015 11:34

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Afrostream

Orange Digital Ventures ( announces its participation in the funding of Afrostream, a subscription video on demand service (SVOD) of African, African-American and African-Caribbean films and television series...

7 Oct 2015 13:59

M-Net launches brand new Tanzanian focused channel

Bongo movie enthusiasts have something to smile about with the announcement of the launching of a brand new Tanzanian focused general entertainment channel MAISHA MAGIC BONGO on M-Net...

By Masembe Tambwe 5 Oct 2015 09:37

Zambia: State seals digital migration deal

Government has signed a US$273 million contract with Star Software Technology Company Limited to undertake phases two and three of Zambia's Digital Migration Project...

By Delphine Zulu 21 Sep 2015 12:12

Africa's first linear online TV station launches in Namibia

Africa's first linear online TV station has quietly taken off at the coast in Walvis Bay and is promising to be a force to be reckoned with in the TV and film industry.

3 Sep 2015 14:28

New start-ups want to become the 'African Netflix'

PARIS, FRANCE: A crop of new tech entrepreneurs from Africa and its diaspora are hoping to bridge the continent's growing middle class and booming film industry in a quest to become the "African Netflix".

20 Aug 2015 10:00

CA clears new digital broadcast players

The Communication Authority of Kenya has started licensing of commercial Free-to Air Television services in the country, after digital migration which saw the switch off of analogue signals in February.

By Martin Mwita 14 Aug 2015 08:38

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