Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look
Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features...

15 Feb 2019

OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies
OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies

As of March, Dubai-based pay tv operator OSN will air only OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Sports Channel...

15 Feb 2019

E-Media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal
E-Media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal

e-Media group in Senegal completes its offer by launching its flagship channel iTV on the DTT platform in Senegal...

12 Feb 2019

Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes
Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes

Plus TV, the 24-hour news channel, will be broadcast on StarTimes...

11 Feb 2019

All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs
All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs

The 13th annual South African Film and Television Awards nominations were announced on 8 February in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

11 Feb 2019

Previous BBC Komla Dumor Award winners (L-R): Didi Akinyelure (2016), Nancy Kacungira (2015) and Waihiga Mwaura (2018).
Search for next African broadcast journalism star

Applications for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award are open until 23.59GMT, 26 March 2019...

8 Feb 2019

Kwese Free Sports launches new programmes for 2019
Kwese Free Sports launches new programmes for 2019

Kwesé Free Sports has rolled out new TV programmes in Ghana...

7 Feb 2019

DTT deployment in Ivory Coast will begin in February
DTT deployment in Ivory Coast will begin in February

The distribution of digital terrestrial television (DTT) will begin in Ivory Coast in February in the Abidjan region...

5 Feb 2019

Microsoft CMO on the transformation of digital marketing
Microsoft CMO on the transformation of digital marketing

Jessica Tennant interviews Peter DeBenedictis, chief marketing officer for Microsoft in the Middle East and Africa on his recent business trip to South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Feb 2019

Multichoice Nigeria adds three more NTA channels
Multichoice Nigeria adds three more NTA channels

MultiChoice Nigeria is strengthening its content library on DStv by introducing three new 24-hour channels on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), beginning 31 January 2019...

4 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview
#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

By Jessica Tennant 1 Feb 2019

AMA competition for media trip to Africa CEO Forum
AMA competition for media trip to Africa CEO Forum

African Media Agency to reward best African Journalist with a fully paid trip to cover The Africa CEO Forum in Kigali...

29 Jan 2019

DW revamps English TV broadcast schedule
DW revamps English TV broadcast schedule

DW English programming is set to launch targeted regional daily news programs to appeal to audiences in Asia and Africa...

25 Jan 2019

Kwesé iflix launches Scoop Network
Kwesé iflix launches Scoop Network

Kwesé iflix, Africa's game-changing digital entertainment platform launches international channel Scoop Network on its wide-ranging content catalogue...

24 Jan 2019

Canal + focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa
Canal + focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa

The French group Canal + will now invest in sub-Saharan Africa and more specifically, French-speaking Africa...

23 Jan 2019

BBC Africa launches new TV/radio programmes in Nigeria
BBC Africa launches new TV/radio programmes in Nigeria

As Nigeria prepares for the general election in 2019, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa, has launched new television and radio programmes across its partner TV stations in Nigeria...

22 Jan 2019

Africa's most popular video streaming sites
Africa's most popular video streaming sites

The number of video streaming platforms active in Africa has exploded over the past few years as the continent responded to the global shift from linear TV to on-demand viewing...

21 Jan 2019

DW launches a YouTube channel aimed at the youth
DW launches a YouTube channel aimed at the youth

Deutsche Welle has launched a weekly YouTube show to engage the youth on the African continent on issues facing them in Africa...

21 Jan 2019

StarTimes to broadcast UNILAG TV in Lagos
StarTimes to broadcast UNILAG TV in Lagos

StarTimes has agreed to broadcast the University of Lagos television station (UNILAG TV) as part of its bouquet of channels...

16 Jan 2019

StarTimes offers satellite TV access to 1000 Nigerian villages
StarTimes offers satellite TV access to 1000 Nigerian villages

About 1000 Nigerian villages will benefit from the 10,000 African Villages Project, an initiative of the Chinese Government to provide digital TV access to rural communities across Africa...

15 Jan 2019

Multichoice launches 'Step Up' campaign on DStv and GOtv in Nigeria
Multichoice launches 'Step Up' campaign on DStv and GOtv in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria starts the new year with a brand-new offer 'Step Up' for DStv and GOtv customers...

11 Jan 2019

ZEE5 to strengthen its presence in Africa, Middle East and Asia
ZEE5 to strengthen its presence in Africa, Middle East and Asia

ZEE5, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd's digital entertainment platform announced a key strategic alliance with Zeasn, one of the leading home digital entertainment service providers...

4 Jan 2019

DTT will be effective in Ivory Coast end December 2018
DTT will be effective in Ivory Coast end December 2018

The Ivorian government announced that the availability of the DTT signal will be effective by the end of December 2018...

2 Jan 2019

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji in her film, ‘Lionheart’. 
© Netflix.
What Netflix's involvement in Nigeria's massive film industry really means

Is Netflix going to transform Nollywood? And how significant will its impact on the Nigerian film industry be?...

By Alessandro Jedlowski 31 Dec 2018

4 trends shaping the future of TV and entertainment
4 trends shaping the future of TV and entertainment

Jacques Bentley from Skyworth highlights four global industry trends that are making waves and are expected to gain even more momentum in 2019...

By Jacques Bentley 31 Dec 2018

Viacom to expand its distribution across Africa and Europe
Viacom to expand its distribution across Africa and Europe

Viacom International Media Networks is once again expanding its distribution across Europe and Africa...

14 Dec 2018

Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds
Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds

Turkey, China, and Egypt are responsible for jailing more than half of all journalists detained worldwide...

13 Dec 2018

Fiesta TV live across Africa via DStv
Fiesta TV live across Africa via DStv

Fiesta TV, Ghana's music platform, can now be viewed from Sub-Saharan Africa on DStv and GOtv...

12 Dec 2018

Kwesé to offer gadgets for internet TV connection clients
Kwesé to offer gadgets for internet TV connection clients

Pay TV provider Kwesé has delivered converter boxes that offer customers with traditional television sets a connection to the internet...

10 Dec 2018

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