Tom Jackson
RWANDA
iROKOtv, Tigo Rwanda partner for VoD package

iROKOtv, Tigo Rwanda partner for VoD package[Tom Jackson] Nigerian video-on-demand (VoD) company, iROKOtv, and Tigo Rwanda have partnered to provide free video entertainment to the operator's 4G/LTE subscribers...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Walter Wafula
RWANDA
Rwandese wins US$50 000 prize in TV show

Rwandese wins US$50 000 prize in TV show[Walter Wafula] Clarisse Iribagiza, a Rwandese entrepreneur won the US$50 000 cash prize of the inaugural season of Inspire Africa, a new reality television show aimed at transforming Africa by discovering and empowering the continent's budding entrepreneurs.

Posted 5 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Malawi: ZBS, Multichoice team up for WC

Malawi: ZBS, Multichoice team up for WC[Gregory Gondwe] Malawi's Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) has caught the World Cup fever which has forced it to join hands with Multichoice Malawi in an initiative where the ZBS will be using DStv's signal to conduct free open-air viewings of the different games across the country.

Posted 7 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
MACRA receives 64 TV licence applications

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has been overwhelmed with 64 applications for national and regional TV licences following the re-advertisement for TV licence bids a month ago.

Posted 7 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Malawi: Hallmark, Universal Channel rebranding queried

Malawi: Hallmark, Universal Channel rebranding queried[Gregory Gondwe] Multichoice Malawi subscribers have queried why the Hallmark channel on DStv has changed its name to Universal Channel prompting the company to conduct a countrywide tour explaining the rebranding.

Posted 7 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
TVM, MBC merger near completion

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The merger of Malawi's two state-owned broadcasters Malawi Television and Malawi Broadcasting is near completion.

Posted 7 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Multichoice Malawi court trouble over subscription fee

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Malawi's consumer watchdog, Consumers Association of Malawi (CAMA) has locked horns with digital satellite television provider Multichoice Malawi over its fluctuating subscription fee, which keeps spiralling upwards.

Posted 7 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Multichoice Malawi assures subscribers on continuity

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Multichoice Malawi has assured subscribers in some parts of the country who were apprehensive that it could dump them the way the pan-African pay-TV satellite service GTV did last year.

Posted 7 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Multichoice Malawi to launch SMS services

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Multichoice Malawi has announced that it will be launching mobile phone Short Messaging Service (SMS) for its DSTV customers, which will be used to notify them when their subscription will expire.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
BBA boosts subscribers for Multichoice Malawi

BBA boosts subscribers for Multichoice Malawi[Gregory Gondwe] Big Brother Africa (BBA) Revolution has beaten English Premiership football matches in wooing customers for Multichoice Malawi, a feat the company has never achieved ever since its inauguration in Malawi in 1998.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Malawians cry foul over e.tv and CNBC Africa blackout

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Thousands of Malawians who were able to access South Africa's e.tv and CNBC Africa television stations through the free-to-air digital satellite have cried foul over the blackout of the stations for three weeks now.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
DStv's new satellite to uplink TVM on DStv

DStv's new satellite to uplink TVM on DStv[Gregory Gondwe] Multichoice DStv Malawi branch manager for north and central regions of the country, Titania Katenga Kaunda, has disclosed that the company will soon be launching a new W7 satellite.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Multichoice Malawi enters pact with National Bank

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Multichoice Malawi has entered a pact with the National Bank of Malawi where its clients will use the bank's service centres across the country to pay their subscriptions.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Multichoice Malawi launches another bouquet

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Multichoice Malawi has launched a new digital satellite television bouquet called DStv Access which its marketing manager Titania Katenga-Kaunda says was in response to the needs of the broader television viewing market.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
MACRA gears up for digital migration

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) is gearing up for migration from analogue to digital broadcasting in line with International Telecommunications Union (ITU) international deadline of 17 June, 2015, according to a statment issued by the organisation.

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Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
MACRA offers four TV licences

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] The Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has issued an offer of four private television stations, signifying a possibility of additional TV media houses apart from Malawi Television and Catholic church-owned regional, Luntha TV.

Posted 8 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Multichoice elevates education in Malawi

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Multichoice Malawi is set to establish 500 education resource centres in government secondary schools over the next five years. The company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Malawi government through the ministry of education to implement the project.

Posted 9 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Malawi Television in crisis

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Malawi Television (TVM) is in a crisis after having operated for two years without any financial assistance. TVM deputy director general, Chimwemwe Banda said they are failing to replace equipment while its TV crew operate at the mercy of news sources.

Posted 9 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Malawi: Parliament refuses MBC and TVM funding

Gregory Gondwe[Gregory Gondwe] Malawi's opposition parliamentarians have, for a second year running, refused to allocate any resources to the state broadcasters, the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) and Television Malawi (TVM).

Posted 9 years ago | Like
Gregory Gondwe
CENTRAL AFRICA
Malawi: GTV partners with a local bank

Malawi: GTV partners with a local bank[Gregory Gondwe] The pan-African pay-TV satellite service GTV has partnered with National Bank of Malawi (NBM) to run a finance facility that will allow prospective clients acquiring GTV equipment and services.

Posted 9 years ago | Like