Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/15/2018
Amazon has added to Africa's digital infrastructure with the expansion of its global CloudFront content delivery network (CDN) into South Africa.
Connecting Africa, 4/27/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Orange and Vivendi have joined forces to meet the expectations of the fast-growing African continent, keen to consume cultural goods and rediscovering, after three decades in which cinemas had all but disappeared, the unique experience of the big screen in the best technical conditions and absolute comfort.
According to Ovum's OTT Video Subscription Service Provider Forecast: Middle East and Africa, 2011-22, there will be 12.94 million premium online video subscribers at the end of 2018. Africa will be underdeveloped at 1.31 million subscribers, but the Middle East presents strong uptake of subscription-based video on-demand (SVoD) and subscription-based ...
The Staff, 2/22/2018
Kwese, the pan-African TV services unit of Econet Media, has acquired a "significant stake" in emerging markets video content specialist iflix Africa to better service the entertainment needs of African mobile users.
PRESS RELEASE, 2/21/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LONDON -- Global mobile commerce enabler, DOCOMO Digital has partnered with Safaricom to give customers the option to pay for content on the Google Play Store using M-PESA.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/31/2018
Ericsson had a tough year financially in 2017 and that was reflected in its business across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Connecting Africa, 1/16/2018
Samsung is seeking to significantly boost the revenues it derives from Africa so that, in five years' time, the continent will generate 20% of its total global sales, compared with about 10% now, according to a Reuters report that cites Sung Yoon, the head of the vendor's business in Africa.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/9/2018
The number of pay-TV subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa will grow by 17.4 million, or 74%, between 2017 and 2023, according to a new forecast from Digital TV Research.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/15/2017
Pan-African operator Liquid Telecom has teamed up with a startup hub in Zambia called BongoHive in an effort to spur the local technology ecosystem.
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