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  • Kenya Film Classification Board wants Netflix to rate their content as per Kenyan standards. (image credit: re:publica15)

    Kenyan regulator takes on Netflix

    February 2, 2016 • East Africa, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenyan regulator takes on Netflix

    Netflix which entered the African market early this year has run into stiff opposition in Kenya. Representatives from the The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) said that the company is contributing the country’s moral decline, and wants the television...

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    Intelsat, SES, IFC, ITU, GSMA, ICASA, Mobile TV, Nollywood Global and many more to meet at Commonwealth Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum 2015

    February 11, 2015 • East Africa, Events, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Intelsat, SES, IFC, ITU, GSMA, ICASA, Mobile TV, Nollywood Global and many more to meet at Commonwealth Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum 2015

    The latest speaker addition to the highly anticipated Commonwealth Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum 2015 to take place in Johannesburg on 17 – 19 February 2015. They include: – Honourable Faith Muthambi, MP, Minister of Communications, South...

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    Kenya: Analogue switch off to be done in 3 phases

    December 2, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Analogue switch off to be done in 3 phases

    The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has revealed the rollout timetable for Kenya’s shift from analogue to digital broadcasting. The reveal was made public after industry stakeholders agreed on a schedule for the switch over. CA Director General,...

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    First ever overnight TV ratings comes to Africa

    June 5, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on First ever overnight TV ratings comes to Africa

    GeoPoll, a real-time mobile survey platform, today launched its Audience Measurement Service, which offers the first ever daily TV ratings in several African markets. The launch of this service comes just in time for the FIFA World Cup, when GeoPoll will...

  • CCK Director General Francis Wangusi. (Image source: Google/youtube.com)

    What Kenya’s communications regulator wants to achieve

    December 2, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on What Kenya’s communications regulator wants to achieve

    From Nairobi, local media have reported on targets that the country’s communications regulator, the CCK, has set – including the objective to increase the current rate of mobile money service use from 58.9% to 70% in the next five years. In a strategic...

  • Eurochannel heads Africa’s way

    April 10, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Eurochannel heads Africa’s way

    The range of channels broadcasting across sub-Saharan Africa via the EUTELSAT 16A satellite further increased with the launch of Eurochannel, the international TV channel dedicated to European films and series. Eurochannel’s selection of EUTELSAT 16A marks...

  • Kenya: Nairobi poised for analogue migration

    December 3, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya: Nairobi poised for analogue migration

    The Star reports from Nairobi that 31 December is the stipulated deadline for the region’s switch from an analogue television signal to digital. Citizens are required to use set-top-boxes to acquire the free digital signal and failure to do so will render...

  • Sony SA unveils new 84-inch LCD TV with 4K

    August 30, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Sony SA unveils new 84-inch LCD TV with 4K

    Sony has unveiled its latest BRAVIA LCD television which boasts a 4K (3840 x 2160) LCD panel, in the industry’s largest 84-inch class1 and incorporates Sony’s “4K X-Reality PRO” super-resolution high picture quality engine. This formidable combination...

  • Samsung reveals new LED and plasma TVs

    July 19, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung reveals new LED and plasma TVs

    Electronics maker Samsung has launched a new bid to make televisions more in touch with the needs of consumers, by introducing new models across LED and plasma technologies. “The new range of SMART TVs display the ‘Future of TV, Now’, says Justin Shaw,...

  • Chinese boost Sierra Leone media

    March 5, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Chinese boost Sierra Leone media

    Chinese company StarTimes Communication Network Technology on Thursday said it wants to invest in Digital television to ultimately to offer all average Sierra Leoneans affordable access. Charles Liu, StarTimes Vice President, unveiled this during Sierra...

  • LG’s Plasma Pentouch TV launched

    November 17, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on LG’s Plasma Pentouch TV launched

    LG Electronics launched their new Plasma Pentouch TV, which offers users the ease of surfing the net straight from their lounge, with viewers controlling the content on the screen with a special pen. “Touch displays have become the norm in phones and...

  • VAS – African mobile market differs from Asia

    July 11, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Asia leads Africa in some aspects of mobile VAS (Value Added Services), such as RBTs (Ring Back Tones), integration with radio and TV and SMS services, but the continent still needs to catchup with Africa in the mobile money arena. This is according to Mayank...

  • Nigerian Nobel Laureate endorses 3D TV

    July 4, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigerian Nobel Laureate endorses 3D TV

    Nigerian Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has endorsed the new LG Cinema 3D television, launched recently in the Nigeria. Soyinka praised LG Electronics for the new innovation during the product launch event. Soyinka says it is a worthy venture that...

  • AOC increases tech distribution

    June 16, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on AOC increases tech distribution

    AOC, a flat-screen monitors and TV brand, has appointed IT distribution company, Platinum Micro as an official distributor for their  South African market. AOC currently operates with in over 100 countries around the world. “The Company will distribute a...

  • LG goes 3D and mobile digital on broadcasting in 2010

    January 8, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on LG goes 3D and mobile digital on broadcasting in 2010

    Global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, LG introduced new innovations at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show, with a focus on making broadcast content more accessible through mobile digital television and 3D ...

  • Market upbeat about Africa Future TV ’09

    July 10, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on Market upbeat about Africa Future TV ’09

    Making its entry to the African market, Africa Future TV (AFTV) ’09 has been welcomed by the industry and is poised to change the face of TV forever. ...

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