The African market for satellite communications has experienced a feeding frenzy over the last few years as international players vie for the lion's share of a market that is attracting massive interest from investors.
By Arie Vered 4 Dec 2013 11:28
Saturday, 30 November, saw the Channel O Music Video Awards take place at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown Soweto. Winners were chosen based on votes by the public.
3 Dec 2013 12:50
Brett St Clair, head of new products sub-Saharan Africa for Google, talked at AfricaCom's day two AfricaCast session about understanding the role YouTube can play in Africa.
By Ilse van den Berg 15 Nov 2013 07:50
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
On Wednesday, 13 November 2013, the ICT, Telecommunications and Media industries came together to celebrate and acknowledge some of the industry's best achievements that have taken place across the African continent over the past year.
14 Nov 2013 09:51
The Zambian government has decided to reissue the call for tenders for the execution of the digital migration process, reaffirming its commitment to adhering to the 2015 deadline.
6 Dec 2013 11:46
In an aim to provide rural communities with internet connections at affordable cost using the identified gaps (White Spaces) in the TV UHF Band, a television white spaces (TVWS) pilot project is being run in Malawi.
4 Dec 2013 10:15
TechMtaa reports that StarTimes Media and Equity Bank have partnered to give the bank's customers access to soft loans to enable them to acquire approved digital television set-top boxes from StarTimes.
2 Dec 2013 10:35
Shuga, the Nigerian-based drama, will be going live in 60+ countries reaching approximately 550 million households around the world via 61 TV broadcasters and 12 online/view on demand platforms across Africa, Europe, UK, Asia and the Caribbean.
27 Nov 2013 10:49
Robert Briel, writing on Braodband TV News, reports that Globecast will be delivering CCTV-français, China Central Television's (CCTV) French-language channel, on the SES-4 platform to West African viewers.
22 Nov 2013 10:18
Lauren Davis, writing on io9.com, reports that the pilot phase of a Kenyan TV series will be screening at the United States International University at the end of the month. The series focuses on the immigration hurdles of Africans to Europe. What if the reverse were to happen? (video)
20 Nov 2013 10:59
Day two at AfricaCom continued with a buzz and ended off with a bang with the AfricaCom Awards evening. Congratulations to all the winners!
14 Nov 2013 11:39
The 16th annual AfricaCom conference kicked off yesterday, 12 November 2013, at the CTICC. Here are just a few of the highlights from the opening day.
13 Nov 2013 10:12
CNBC Africa will be rebroadcasting the documentary series 'Titans of Africa' profiling the life and times of Raymond Ackerman on Saturday, 9 November at 6pm on DStv Channel 410.
6 Nov 2013 09:26
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