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Following a court order mandating that it halt the move to hike prices, MultiChoice has readjusted its subscription rates for DStv and GOtv users in Nigeria. Responding to a decline in its subscriber base in Nigeria, MultiChoice had initially vowed to challenge the order of the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal’s ruling in Abuja. This […]

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Emirati business Al Habtoor Group has cancelled its plans to launch a TV channel in Beirut, citing “severe security challenges,” including physical threats against the company and its employees. “Following the project announcement, the group encountered a barrage of orchestrated campaigns including accusations, slander, and threats,” the company stated. While the individuals responsible have not […]

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Zimbabwe, a country making significant strides in space technology, is set to launch its second satellite, ZimSat-2, in November, as the local news agency Bulawayo24 reported. This launch is crucial in enhancing the country’s data transmission and space technology capabilities. The pre-launch tests for ZimSat-2 have been completed, marking a significant achievement for Zimbabwe. According […]

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Zaia Ventures, the venture capital firm established by former Prime Video executive Ukonwo Ojo in 2022, has invested significantly in Taeps Animation Studios, a promising animation studio in Lagos. Taeps gained prominence when their short animated film, Ewa, was nominated for Best Animation Short Film at the African Film Festival (AFRIFF) in 2023, and this […]

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In an era where media consumption spans multiple platforms, from traditional television to streaming services, social media, and beyond, the importance of audience data and consumer analytics has never been more critical. This is the very topic that the upcoming Advertising and Audiences Management for Digital Broadcast Media conference will delve into. The upcoming Advertising […]

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Rwanda has made a groundbreaking move in the broadcasting industry with the launch of 94.3 Royal FM, the first IP radio station in East Africa. This cutting-edge studio, situated in Kigali, is a pioneer in integrating advanced Lawo virtual radio solutions. The establishment of the new studio at 94.3 Royal FM is a game-changer in […]

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Digitel, a pioneer in the telecom industry, has made history by becoming the first company in South Sudan to launch a 5G network, a significant step towards the country’s technological advancement. With the recent unveiling of the 5G network, Digitel has opened the doors to a new era of communication in South Sudan. 5G users […]

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Broadcast Media Africa has learnt that the Kenyan government has allocated approximately US$125.3 million to support projects in the Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) sector during the 2024/2025 financial year. Kenya’s national treasury minister, Njuguna Ndung’u, announced the details in Parliament on Thursday. The funds will be used to fund several government projects overseen by […]

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The Saudi Film Commission (SFC) has made a significant announcement, confirming its participation in the prestigious Shanghai International Film Festival 2024. This event, which runs until June 22 in Shanghai, China, is a cornerstone of the global film industry and the only Chinese film festival accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). […]

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MultiChoice recently unveiled its annual results for the year ended 31 March 2024, showing robust subscriber growth for DStv Stream. The company reported a significant increase in active users for DStv Stream following its rebranding from DStv Now in July 2023. Since the relaunch, the platform has seen a 139% surge in active users, with […]