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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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African Digital Media Awards 2019 finalists

WAN-IFRA has announced the 2019 finalists for the prestigious African Digital Media Awards...

13 Aug 2019

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Startimes to broadcast UEFA Euro 2020 in Sub Saharan Africa

StarTimes has secured transmission rights for UEFA Euro 2020 as well as Qualifiers to EURO 2020, UEFA Nations League 2020/21 and European Qualifiers to FIFA World Cup 2022...

13 Aug 2019

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StarTimes invested $1.9m for new TV channel in Kenya

StarTimes Media is developing a new content channel in Kenya which will target mainly women with local programs...

6 Aug 2019

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Kwesé shuts down its pay TV service in Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless Ltd. has shut its African pay-TV unit due to Zimbabwe's economic condition and shortage of foreign currency...

5 Aug 2019

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Elon Musk says Netflix and YouTube are coming to Teslas

"Netflix and drive" might become a thing now that Elon Musk revealed upcoming support for the streaming service and YouTube on his Tesla vehicles...

By Shereesa Moodley 31 Jul 2019

Africa is a great repository for untapped and untold stories
Africa is a great repository for untapped and untold stories

A diverse and culturally rich African continent is a bedrock for storytelling...

By Yolisa Phahle 30 Jul 2019

VR will reshape our entertainment experiences
VR will reshape our entertainment experiences

Virtual Reality (VR) has a long way to go before it bursts into the mainstream, but there are signs that the technology is starting to mature...

By Ernst Wittmann 29 Jul 2019

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Abu Dhabi Media launched UFC Arabia for Arabic-Language streaming service

Abu Dhabi Media has introduced 'UFC Arabia,' the first Arabic language UFC streaming platform in the MENA region...

26 Jul 2019

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The rise and rise of the on demand economy

Today, owning DVDs and CDs seems like a quaint idea - why would you clutter your home with physical media when you can get the music or movies you want over the internet on a pay-per-download or subscription basis?

By Alex Thomson 25 Jul 2019

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Gambia moving towards digital television broadcasting

Migration from analogue to digital broadcasting in Gambia...

25 Jul 2019

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Telecom Egypt and CNE to launch IPTV services in Egypt

Egyptian telco Telecom Egypt has inked a deal with Cable Network Egypt (CNE) to offer customers IPTV services...

25 Jul 2019

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Showmax launches in Nigeria

Showmax has launched a new video on demand service in Nigeria...

24 Jul 2019

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Kenyan music start-up Smubu hits 200K users mark

Kenyan music streaming service considers expansion into other African countries...

24 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

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Naijatastic has launched a mobile app in Nigeria

Launched at the start of the year, Naijatastic allows users to stream audio and video all free of charge...

22 Jul 2019

Johnny Clegg dies at 66
Johnny Clegg dies at 66

It has been confirmed that Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg, succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the afternoon of 16 July 2019 at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa...

16 Jul 2019

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Ali Mufuruki to acquire majority in Wananchi Cable

Tanzanian businessman Ali Mufuruki has increased his shares in Wananchi Cable Ltd, a company specialising in providing internet access, voice and pay TV...

16 Jul 2019

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New entertainment channel from Discovery for Africa

Real Time channel launches on DStv and GOtv with new entertainment from Discovery Inc...

15 Jul 2019

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Ethiopian Broadcasters Association migrates to SES Satellites

SES has recently signed two agreements with the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation...

12 Jul 2019

Spotify introduces Spotify Lite in areas with limited bandwidth, phone storage
Spotify introduces Spotify Lite in areas with limited bandwidth, phone storage

Digital music service Spotify has introduced a new version of its app for those of us who have old devices, poor network connectivity and data plans...

9 Jul 2019

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Multichoice Nigeria launched MyGOtv mobile app

Multichoice Nigeria has unveiled a free new mobile app, MyGOtv, for customers on its digital terrestrial platform, GOtv...

9 Jul 2019

Econet Media pay TV activities under administration
Econet Media pay TV activities under administration

African pay-TV operator Econet Media has put its struggling satellite broadcasting business under administration...

8 Jul 2019

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M6 Group to roll out new TV channel in Sub-Saharan Africa

New French content to be streamed for West Africa across broadcast channels...

5 Jul 2019

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Azuri Technologies introduces Paygo Solar Satellite TV in Zambia

Azuri, a commercial provider of pay-as-you-go solar home systems has rolled out AzuriTV, a 24-inch solar satellite television and home lighting system in Zambia...

5 Jul 2019

[adult swim] channel launches in Africa.
Adult Swim programming for TNT in Africa

Renowned counter-culture shows to feature in programming block on TNT this July for Africa...

3 Jul 2019

Netflix working on its second original African series
Netflix working on its second original African series

Netflix Africa has started the production for its second original African series, Blood & Water, a coming of age, mystery drama based in Cape Town...

1 Jul 2019

Playfre launches SongRoute to help artists sell music
Playfre launches SongRoute to help artists sell music

SongRoute is intended to help African artists from across the continent, both major and emerging to sell their music...

1 Jul 2019

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