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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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ShowMax expands internet TV service to sub-Saharan Africa

ShowMax, the internet TV service launched in August 2015, has expanded its footprint to 36 additional countries across sub-Saharan Africa...

23 May 2016

BBC World Service selects Lagos innovations for pilots

BBC Connected Studio and the BBC World Service have selected two teams from Lagos to pilot digital innovations...

By Tom Jackson 20 May 2016

Glow TV ceases on 30 June 2016

Glow TV, launched by Kagiso Media in October 2013, will no longer be available on media platforms from 30 June 2016...

10 May 2016

Emojis take centre stage in TLC's new brand campaign

TLC Entertainment has announced the launch of a new interactive Africa website and 360 brand campaign, including the use of emojis...

4 May 2016

National broadcasters in Africa: The politics of non-reform

The transformation of state broadcasters into public broadcasters as envisaged by the African Charter on Broadcasting has failed...

By Hendrik Bussiek 3 May 2016

China takes down gay online drama: report

BEIJING - A gay-themed television drama has been removed from Chinese streaming sites, state media reported Wednesday, as furious fans blasted Communist censors...

25 Feb 2016

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

New deadline for TV digitalisation

Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have agreed on a deadline to switch off the analogue television transmissions to digital platforms...

By Phillimon Mhlanga 17 Jul 2015

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Jasco

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has extended its Service Level Agreement (SLA) after signing a three-year contract with Jasco Broadcast Solutions...

2 Jul 2015

Malawi to meet the June 17 digital migration deadline - Minister

LILONGWE: Malawi will meet the June 17 digital migration deadline in phases with the first phase covering Mzuzu and Zomba and the remaining parts...

By Stanley Nkhondoyachepa 15 Jun 2015

SA, Lesotho agree to cooperate on frequency interference

MASERU: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has signed an agreement of cooperation regarding cross border frequency interference for Digital Terrestrial Television services with her Lesotho counterpart...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 28 May 2015

Digitisation - ZTV blackout looms

Zimbabwe will likely miss the June 17 International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline to migrate from analogue to digital television broadcasting, media analysts have warned...

25 May 2015

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

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

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