November

Nov 27, 2016   BBC World Service Delivers In Afaan Oromo, Amharic, Tigrinya, Igbo, Yoruba and Nigerian Pidgin.

BBC World Service, the international platform of the British public broadcaster (the BBC) has announced one of its biggest service expansion for decades. According to the corporation, it will be providing its service in 11 new languages across Africa. These ...

Nov 27, 2016   SA's Discover Digital To Provide OTT Facility For Sports Content

Discover Digital, a Over-the-top (OTT) TV provider has annouced a "break-through" solution that will "change the face of traditional sport broadcasting". The company's Managing Director, Mr Stephen Watson in a statement commented " Now, sports bodies can stream live coverage ...

Nov 27, 2016   Reality TV In Africa Has A new Face With Arise Africa In Malawi

Rise Africa, a Reality TV show comprising of 20 contenders from various parts of Malawi was launched in Lilongwe, Malawi. The Reality show, although loosely based or modelled after the Reality Hit “Big Brother” Africa has its own unique format ...

Nov 25, 2016   Guardian TV To Be Launched By Nigeria's Guardian Newspaper

One of the major newspapers houses in Nigeria is launching its TV Platform - Guardian TV. According to company sources, Guardian TV will deliver exclusive video interviews and up-to-the-minute videos from around the globe to any device that has an ...

Nov 25, 2016   OTT TV: Starz Play's expansion plan across Africa

Starz Play, a VOD and OTT TV provider in the Middle East and North Africa, is planning to offer its services to the rest of sub-Saharan Africa. A high-profile industry source, quoting the CEO of Starz Play Arabia - Maaz ...

Nov 20, 2016   Thaicom and iSAT Africa Work Together To Provide More TV Channels With Enhanced C-Band Service Offering

Thaicom, Thailand's public company that provides satellite service for TV signals and data services, has gone into agreement with iSAT Africa to expand their C-band Multi Channel Per Carrier broadcast platform and services based on DVB-S modulation and MPEG-2 compression ...

Nov 01, 2016   Digital Switch-Over Starts in SA, Finally!

After several long and drawn-out attempts, South Africa - the country with the largest economy and most developed infrastructure on the continent - seem to, finally, be switching its broadcast signal from analogue to digital - even if this will ...