Trace Inks New Deals For Content Sales In Africa

TRACE announced just before its participation in the 69th Berlin International Film Festival the conclusion of new sales deals in Africa. TRACE’s content distribution division took part in the “Berlinale Africa Hub” from the 9th to the 13th of February, ...

MultiChoice And Startimes Worried About Netflix Entry Into Nigeria

Pay-TV companies, StarTimes and MultiChoice, are concerned about the threat that the Nigerian TV scene might be under with the involvement of global streaming service, Netflix. Affected by Netflix’s rapidly growing popularity among African viewers, MultiChoice -Africa’s largest pay-TV operator, ...

Ghanaian Multimedia Group Chosen As Official Media Partner For 3Music Awards

Ghana’s front-running private English speaking radio station, Joy FM and its two media affiliates– Hitz FM and Joy Prime– have been confirmed as official media partners for the revolutionary Ghanaian music awards show – the 3Music Awards. The awards show ...

Kwese-iflix Promotes Local Content By Collaborating With Bustop TV

Kwese-iflix has joined forces with the media company, BusTop TV in bringing the comedy series, Comic Tick, to the Kwese-iflix platform. Bustop TV had already aired the first season (which consisted of 10 episodes) of the comedy series Comic Tick ...

Showmax Shuts Down Its Streaming Service In Europe

Naspers has announced that it has decided to shut down Showmax video streaming services in Poland on 31 January 2019. The media group said that this decision stemmed from the announcement of Naspers’ intent to list its pan-Africa video entertainment ...

Kenya's A24Media Wants To Create A US 1Millon Dollars Fund For Media Innovation.

Kenya-based A24Media has stated that it is looking to set up a "Media Technology Investment Fund" of  US 1 Million Dollars. According to Mr Asif Sheikh, co-Founder of A24Media, the fund will support the need for innovation around technology development ...

Zambia: Startimes Bringing More Chinese Dramas And Movies To African TV Sets

Startimes, the Chinese pay-TV company operating across Africa has launched the 2017 season for broadcasting TV dramas and movies from Beijing, China to African television station via the Startimes platform. The company said the 2017 season has kicked off in ...

Kwese, SuperSport, SABC, StarTimes All Bag Broadcasting Rights From FIFA

The announcement made by FIFA regarding broadcasting rights for the FIFA tournaments (including the Confederation Cup and 2018 World Cup) reveals the following: Kwese Sports (Econet Media) has broadcast rights on Pay TV and Free-to-air across all African territories (sub-Saharan) ...