OTT Services

Mar 29, 2021  |  Showmax To Stream Nigerian Hits Series And Movies Abroad

Nigerians living abroad can now have more access to Nigeria's most popular TV shows and movies via the video streaming service - Showmax, a press statement from the company has indicated. The online subscription video-on-demand service will be taking the ...


Mar 19, 2021  |  Cote d'Ivoire: Orange Announces New Partnership With Canal+

The Marketing Director, Raoul Yobouet, at Orange Ivory Coast, has announced a new fibre optic launch for business and individuals in partnership with Canal+. Owing to the partnership with Canal+, a major media player in Africa and the Ivory Coast, ...


Mar 15, 2021  |  The Roku Channel Launches' Demand Africa' Streaming Service

In a quest to bridge cultures and connect Black audiences and the African diaspora to the continent, Demand Africa, a Streaming Video-On-Demand (SVOD), has launched a subscription service on 'The Roku Channel'. The service will host various original and acquired ...


Jan 22, 2021  |  OTT Streaming: HBO Max Sets its Sights On Africa, Middle East And Europe

Warner Media's HBO Max is trying to expand its reach in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. The popular streaming service has announced the region's leadership team ahead of HBO's rollout and expansion strategy across these territories, for later this ...


Streaming Providers To Carry 30% Local Content in SA - Minister

South African Communications and Digital Technologies minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has unpacked her department’s plans to enforce local content quotas on streaming services such as Netflix. The minister outlined that while responding to a recent written parliament Q&A, Ndabeni-Abraham said that ...

Report - Global OTT Streaming And Video Subscription Predicted To Reach 2Billion By 2025!

According to a recent report by Juniper Research, globally, OTT streaming TV and video-on-demand will record up to two billion subscribers by 2025. This, according to the report, signifies a 65% increase from the 2020 figures.   The Juniper Research ...

Why OTT Deployment By Broadcasters Is Not Just A Tick Box Exercise - Stephen Watson, Discover Digital

As broadcasters across Africa have begun to establish their digital landscape, many are looking at the cost and benefits of OTT streaming services and asking themselves if or how OTT can be part of their digital life.   According to ...

Multichoice Says It Will Work With Metrological To Deliver Premium OTT

In its bid to move to become a  content super-aggregator, Multichoice has realised the supreme importance of OTT service delivery. It has to that end announce the selection on the 'Metrological App Platform' to help it deliver.   The Multichoice ...

e.tv, South African Broadcaster, To Launch Own Streaming Service - "Openview Plus"

The South African multi-platform broadcaster, e.tv, has announced that plans are in place for the launch of its video streaming service, Openview Plus. The new OTT platform will be an extension of its Satelite-TV OpenView service and is expected to ...

StarTimes Kenya Rolls Out New Online Platform, StarTimes GO, For Subscribers To Shop From Their TVs

Pay-TV operator StarTimes Kenya has rolled out an online shopping platform for its subscribers. Named StarTimes GO, the new platform will offer the customers access to an enhanced shopping experience through its integrated services that are available via TV, Online ...

Nigeria’s Telcos Call For Fair Regulation As OTTs Bite Off $1Mil In Revenue - Reports

Over-the-top (OTT) services are now comfortably eating the lunch of Nigeria’s telecoms industry and have bitten off more than $1 million from the revenue of telecoms operators in the country. Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Blackberry Messenger, Twitter and many others are ...

Facebook Appoints New Director For Africa And Middle East

Derya MatraÅÿ has been named as the Regional Director of Facebook in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey. In a statement, the social media giant said that in this role, MatraÅÿ would lead Facebook to serve communities and businesses, and ...

Airtel Nigeria Goes Live With Airtel TV

Airtel Nigeria has taken a bold step in redefining the TV viewing experience for its customers with the launch of Airtel TV, a one-stop viewing platform for everything entertainment – news, live TV, sports, music videos and lots more. The ...

Airtel Partners With Trace Africa And Rolls Out TV Platform

Airtel Nigeria has decided to redefine the TV viewing experience for its subscribers with the launch of Airtel TV, a one-stop platform for all things entertainment – music videos, live TV, sports, news and lots more. The Airtel TV app, ...