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Apple, Disney and Netflix's streaming battle isn't winner-take-all

With the recent launch of Apple TV Plus and the imminent arrival of Disney Plus, the video landscape has never looked so competitive...

By Amanda Lotz & Ramon Lobato 13 hours ago

Africa's Playfre expands to 13 more countries
Africa's Playfre expands to 13 more countries

African music streaming service Playfre is launching in 13 more African countries...

28 Oct 2019

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AREWA24 launches new all-Hausa language streaming service

AREWA24 the new Hausa Language entertainment and lifestyle channel in Nigeria and West Africa, has introduced the launch of "Arewa24On Demand"...

28 Oct 2019

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The digital dash for Africa

There are three weeks to go to AfricaCom 2019, Africa's biggest technology conference and expo...

25 Oct 2019

Turn.io chat platform connects social impact organisations with audiences
Turn.io chat platform connects social impact organisations with audiences

Turn.io, a startup incubated by Praekelt.org, recently announced the launch of its chat platform for social impact...

25 Oct 2019

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New music channels for Africa

Gorse & Co to distribute Melody and Melody Music channels in Africa...

23 Oct 2019

Nigeria's first Broadcast Advert Analytics Audit Report launched
Nigeria's first Broadcast Advert Analytics Audit Report launched

A dedicated Broadcast Analytics Audit Reporting platform has been launchd in Nigeria to help brands interpret their TV and radio advert compliance reports...

17 Oct 2019

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Boomplay to enter French-speaking countries

After four years of being on the market in West Africa, Boomplay Music is set to expand its services to French-speaking countries on the continent....

16 Oct 2019

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Wizkid plans to roll out music streaming app

Nigerian artist Wizkid has recently announced he would soon roll out a new music streaming app...

15 Oct 2019

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New streaming service to launch in Africa

Video compression technologies company V-Nova announced a new partnership with OTT TV company Simpestream to launch new streaming service MVMO...

9 Oct 2019

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Arabsat to offer streaming service with Tooli

Tooli will offer Arabsat's free-to-air channels and is in talks with pay-TV content owners and platforms to offer their content as well onto the platform with the objective of rolling out a paid service in the future...

8 Oct 2019

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Playfre adds 2 new distribution services

Playfre, Africa's first music streaming platform, has launched a new service called SongRoute...

7 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

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One Africa expands with TV2Africa

One Africa Television (OATV) has signed a live streaming and video-on-demand agreement with TV2Africa.com, which is a platform built for content providers and broadcasters...

1 Oct 2019

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Burkina Faso makes private TV pay

Private televisions will have to pay 75 million CFA per year to air their programmes on the DTT platform in Burkina Faso...

30 Sep 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

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Connecting Africa using television white space

White space is the name used to describe unused broadcasting frequencies in the wireless spectrum...

27 Sep 2019

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Africa still behind in digital broadcasting migration

Rwanda Broadcasting Corporation wants African authorities to invest in digital migration

20 Sep 2019

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New streaming service to launch in Africa

Increasing demand for high-quality streaming content across Africa - new service launches...

18 Sep 2019

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Blueline to launch new OTT TV experience in Madagascar with moTV

Blueline, innovative operator in telecom and Pay TV industry in Madagascar and moTV.eu, European service provider of complete ecosystem announced a partnership...

12 Sep 2019

Nigerian entrepreneur Chika Nwaogu.
African music streaming platform achieves record 1 million streams

Playfre aims to become the biggest music streaming vehicle on the continent...

9 Sep 2019

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IFLIX is now available in Ghana

iflix is live in Ghana to offer Ghanaians world class entertainment on the go...

6 Sep 2019

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YouTube and FIFA to broadcast African World Cup qualifiers live

Lesser-known African's soccer teams will enjoy worldwide exposure after FIFA announced their opening World Cup qualifying matches would be live-streamed on its website and on YouTube...

4 Sep 2019

A newspaper stand is seen in Mwanza, Tanzania, on September 19, 2015. Tanzania is currently considering legal amendments that could negatively affect press freedom. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Daniel Hayduk.
Onslaught against press freedoms in Tanzania

CPJ says Kabendera, Gwanda cases highlight Tanzania's decline in press freedom and human rights...

26 Aug 2019

Sphelele Mjadu, Unilever Personal Care Senior Public Relations Manager for Africa and Anne Githuku-Shongwe, representative of UN Women South Africa’s Multi-Country Office, in the UN Women-Dove masterclass panel at the Loeries. Image via Al Nicoll © via Gallo Images.
#Loeries2019: Our responsibility of better representation in advertising, media

The media and advertising industries play an important role in stirring the way society is portrayed. Here's why UN Women and Dove's masterclass session at Loeries 2019 called for the creative industry as a whole to take a stand and work actively towards better representation, particularly in terms of gender...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2019

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Kenya finalising its plan to tax YouTube and Netflix

The Kenyan ICT ministry is in the final stages of developing a framework that will be used to tax foreign online streaming media services such as YouTube and Netflix...

22 Aug 2019

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East Africa Got Talent available on Clouds TV, Citizen TV, NBS

East Africa's Got Talent, a talent show competition which is part of the Got Talent franchise owned by Simon Cowell, launched last weekend with a live screening at the Coca Cola headquarters...

15 Aug 2019

British Airways to trial VR entertainment
British Airways to trial VR entertainment

British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset...

15 Aug 2019

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Discover Digital International partnered with SPI/Filmbox

Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD) will now offer FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Arthouse, Fast&FunBox HD, DocuBox HD, 360 TuneBox, Gametoon HD and FashionBox HD...

14 Aug 2019

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