#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters
#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Niger to deploy DTT officially in December
Niger to deploy DTT officially in December

Digital terrestrial television (DTT) is already operational in Niger, and will be officially launched end-December with a free distribution of decoders...

7 Nov 2018

Kwesé iflix offers loyal customers free TV for a year
Kwesé iflix offers loyal customers free TV for a year

Following Kwesé's announcement of its move towards digital services, the broadcaster will grant loyal Kwesé TV subscribers complimentary access to Kwesé iflix for 12 months...

6 Nov 2018

iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA
iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA

Subscription VOD service iflix has extended its linear TV channel offering by bringing its total to 50, with the intention of reaching 80 by the end of 2018...

2 Nov 2018

AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists
AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists

The annual AfricaCom Awards shortlist was released this week, ahead of the annual mega-conference and expo from 13-15 November 2018...

1 Nov 2018

Facebook partnership in Africa for Fox Sports
Facebook partnership in Africa for Fox Sports

Fox Networks Group in Africa announces new Facebook partnership for Fox Sports...

31 Oct 2018

Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation
Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation

Taking place from 14-16 November, DISCOP Johannesburg is the leading content, adaptation rights and project market dedicated to Africa and the Middle East...

30 Oct 2018

Airtel and Coverage Broadband roll out 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria
Airtel and Coverage Broadband roll out 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has inked a strategic partnership with Coverage Broadband, a subsidiary of Phase 3 Telecom, to introduce 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria...

29 Oct 2018

The past, present and future of TV manufacturing
The past, present and future of TV manufacturing

While South Africans "tuned in" later than most - only in 1976 - the television set has been at the heart of homes around the country for 42 years, and counting...

By Jacques Bentley 24 Oct 2018

Deezer now accessible across MENA
Deezer now accessible across MENA

Music streaming service Deezer is now accessible in the Middle East and North Africa...

23 Oct 2018

4KUniverse channel to roll out across EMEA
4KUniverse channel to roll out across EMEA

4KUniverse, a 4K, high dynamic range (HDR) general entertainment channel, will soon be available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa after bagging a deal with Eutelsat...

22 Oct 2018

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Kwesé, Vodafone collaborate to bring VOD and live TV content to Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has inked a deal with multiplatform broadcaster Kwesé, to provide video-on-demand and live TV content to Ghana through the broadcaster's video streaming service Kwesé Play...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 17 Oct 2018

iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment across MENA
iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment across MENA

Vewd and iflix, the entertainment service for emerging markets, have collaborated to make iflix accessible on millions of Vewd enabled devices...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 15 Oct 2018

2018 Clio Entertainment Awards announces shortlist
2018 Clio Entertainment Awards announces shortlist

The shortlist for the 2018 Clio Entertainment Awards has been released...

10 Oct 2018

New film production hub for Africa
New film production hub for Africa

With a focus on African storytelling, the African Movie Channel has launched a production hub to develop and produce movies and TV series...

9 Oct 2018

BBC News Africa rolled out new series 'Talk It Out'
BBC News Africa rolled out new series 'Talk It Out'

The BBC News Africa TV Service introduced a new series called Talk it Out, where real-life health case-studies are studied and health issues that are taboo or socially condemned are openly debated...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 9 Oct 2018

Spotify launches Afro Hub
Spotify launches Afro Hub

As part of Spotify's newest Global Cultures initiative, designed to promote and bring to the surface culturally diverse music, Spotify today announced the launch of Afro Hub...

5 Oct 2018

Steps calls for submissions for documentary film project Generation Africa
Steps calls for submissions for documentary film project Generation Africa

Generation Africa is a documentary film project aimed at changing the narrative on migration through the stories made by African filmmakers...

4 Oct 2018

Kwesé iflix partners with MTN Ghana to launch MTN Video Bundles
Kwesé iflix partners with MTN Ghana to launch MTN Video Bundles

Africa's digital entertainment platform, Kwese´ iflix rolls out its mobile streaming collaboration with MTN Ghana...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 28 Sep 2018

Andrew Bonamour
Photographer: Karl Rogers
Tiso Blackstar to play lead role in SA film sector

Tiso Blackstar Group, the owner of Business Day, will sell certain locally produced films to global and local streaming platforms, CEO Andrew Bonamour said on Thursday...

By Nick Hedley 28 Sep 2018

Banks offering streaming TV entertainment
Banks offering streaming TV entertainment

Kwese´ iflix and Clickatell Transact launch streaming entertainment in Nigeria...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 27 Sep 2018

iflix offers Trace Urban and Trace Sports Stars free
iflix offers Trace Urban and Trace Sports Stars free

SVOD platform iflix has agreed a partnership with TRACE, a youth media afro-urban entertainment channel, to provide two of its channels for free to iflix users worldwide, including Africa...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 26 Sep 2018

General manager for the Middle East and Africa, Amanda Turnbull.
The evolution of Discovery in Africa

Discovery Inc talks about investment in the African broadcast content market through diversification and a multi-partner model...

By Louise Marsland 25 Sep 2018

Parental Control report reveals children's online activities in Nigeria
Parental Control report reveals children's online activities in Nigeria

A study conducted by Kaspersky Lab has revealed online activities of children across Nigeria, based on statistics from the company's Parental Control modules...

25 Sep 2018

AfricaCom 2018 takes place in Cape Town, 13-15 November 2018.
Celebrating Africa's digital heroes in 2018

AfricaCom will once again reward the success and innovation of those companies and individuals in Africa that are leading Africa through the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

14 Sep 2018

StarTimes rolls out app to increase HIV/AIDS awareness in Kenya
StarTimes rolls out app to increase HIV/AIDS awareness in Kenya

Digital television company StarTimes has introduced a mobile online video application that intends to increase HIV/AIDS awareness among the Kenyan youth...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 14 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Trevor Ncube to launch online TV station in Zimbabwe
Trevor Ncube to launch online TV station in Zimbabwe

Alpha Media Holding (AMH) will soon launch an online radio and television station in Zimbabwe...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 12 Sep 2018

Lionheart is Netflix's first original film from Nigeria
Lionheart is Netflix's first original film from Nigeria

Lionheart, directed by Genevieve Nnaji, is the first Netflix original film from Nigeria. The movie is her directorial debut...

11 Sep 2018

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