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May 21, 2019  |  "Funding Of Quality Local Content Calls For Deliberate Effort", Says Florence Haifene - Namibia Film Commission

Ms Florence Haifene, the Head of the Namibia Film Commission, says that the future of quality local content is dependent on deliberate efforts being made by businesses and leaders of state to fund original African content.   Ms Haifene, responding ...


Apr 03, 2019  |  “Dynamic Spectrum Access Is Key To Spectrum Harmonisation In A Digital Ecosystem” – Dr Moshe Masonta, CSIR - South Africa

Dr Moshe Masonta, a Principal Researcher at South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), says that the answer to successful spectrum harmonisation lies in the use of dynamic spectrum access concepts.   Dr Masonta, responding to questions from ...


Apr 02, 2019  |  “The Time Has Come For A Revolution In Africa’s Spectrum Management Methods” – William Stucke, Spectrum And Technology Expert

William Stucke, a world-renowned ICT Policy, Regulation, Spectrum and Technology Expert has declared that Africa’s spectrum management methods are outdated and need to be modernised and updated in order to be more efficient in the digital broadcast space.   Mr ...


Mar 21, 2019  |  “To Help Grow TV Audience In Africa With A Diverse Range Of Solutions Is Our Mission” – Andy Anderson, SES Video

Andy Anderson, the Marketing Director, Middle East and Africa at SES Video has suggested that broadcasters and content owners who want to provide the best content in all necessary formats ought to consider a long-term partnership with SES.   SES ...


“Co-Sharing Could Deliver More Spectrum For Radio Broadcasting In The Digital Space” – Eswatini Communications Commission

Samkeliso Shongwe, a Senior Manager of Spectrum Planning and Management at Eswatini Communications Commission, has suggested that the industry should explore different ways to get the most value out of the available amount of radio spectrum because it is has ...

“To Succeed, Content Producers And Local TV Hubs Must Establish Mutually Beneficial Relationships” – Agatha Amata, CEO Of Rave TV Nigeria

Agatha Amata, the CEO of Rave TV, has suggested that Nigeria’s content producers and media owners ought to develop mutually beneficial relationships in order for the industry to thrive in the era of digital television.   Ms Agatha, responding to ...

“Convergence And Collaboration -Key To Value In The Digital TV Space..." Says Olusola Teniola, President, ATCON (Nigeria)

Olusola Teniola, the President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria, believes that in order to create excellent stakeholder value and superior customer experience, the African media industry needs to deepen convergence and collaboration between the telecom and broadcasting ...

“Drama and series are the next big thing for Nigerian content producers” – Tunji Adebakin, COO – ULTIMA Limited and GET TV Nigeria

Tunji Adebakin, the Chief Operating Officer of Ultima Limited (and GET TV), has suggested that Nigeria’s content creators ought to focus on creating drama and series in order to generate mid-to-long term finance and equity in their businesses.   Tunji, ...