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NVIVO TV launched in Nigeria

Entertainment and content distribution in Nigeria are expected to undergo a major transformation following the official launch of Nvivo TV as part of the activities of the last 9th International Film Festival of Africa, which was held at the Landmark Event Center in Lagos...

9 Dec 2019

New satellite extends digital broadcasting in Africa

The new Nilesat-301 geostationary communications satellite will help extend communications and direct digital broadcasting services in two new large regions of Africa, while also providing broadband Ka-band connectivity over all of Egypt...

5 Dec 2019

Multichoice Nigeria launches five new packages

MultiChoice Nigeria has unveiled five new packages for its DStv and GOtv platforms to provide more quality content at great value for customers this holiday season and beyond...

4 Dec 2019

DISCOP Joburg announces changes for 2020 edition

The eighth edition of DISCOP Johannesburg wrapped up last week with a lower attendance in comparison to last year - leading to some key changes in the 2020 edition...

2 Dec 2019

Reality TV show fights obesity in Nigeria

Third season of 'The Fastest Shedder' reality TV show available in Nigeria...

2 Dec 2019

Africa's first shorts come to life

The first collaboration between an international content creator, a local animation studio and creators from across Africa has seen three uniquely African stories being brought to life in the form of three-minute shorts...

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: The many VOD markets

Video on Demand in Africa is hampered by high data costs and driven by consumer behaviour change...

By Louise Marsland 25 Nov 2019

Creating relevant brands for African audiences

WarnerMedia recently hosted a panel discussion around creating relevant brands for African audiences at Discop Johannesburg 2019. Julien Borde, head of Channels for France, French-speaking territories, Africa and Israel tells us more about how the company plans to implement these insights across the African market...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Nov 2019

Charles Novia gets his own TV channel

Charles Novia, a popular film critic and filmmaker, became the first Nigerian to launch a television channel devoted exclusively to teenagers, Teen Africa TV...

22 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: TV content future will be shaped by OTT

OTT has disrupted the way we experience content: visually, auditory and in several other ways...

By Louise Marsland 20 Nov 2019

Boomerang Africa launches original songs for kids

Boomerang Africa introduces nine fun, playful and easy to remember local original tunes for kids to singalong to celebrate...

14 Nov 2019

Mali rolls out DTT initiative

Thomson Broadcast to protect Malian public broadcaster DTT deployment...

14 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: Why "African time" is now for African storytelling, by Africans

Yolisa Phahle, CEO of general entertainment at the MultiChoice Group, presented the final keynote session of the second day of AfricaCom 2019. As "a South African who lives and breathes the African dream," she explains why they're retelling possibly the greatest African story of all time, with global appeal...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2019

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