OTT Services

Dec 09, 2019  |  9mobile And Nextsat TV Collaborate To Transform Nigeria’s Media Entertainment

9mobile, Nigeria’s innovative and youth-focused telecoms firm, is collaborating with Nextsat tv to deliver a high-quality digital entertainment experience by providing a new range of exciting audio and video content. The exclusive deal aims to unlock access to an exciting ...


Nov 29, 2019  |  9Mobile Joins Forces With NPFL And Next TV For OTT Broadcast Of Nigerian Football League

Nigeria’s communication network, 9Mobile has signed into a partnership between Next TV and the League Management Company (LMC) for the broadcast and production of the Nigeria Professional Football League. The Chairman of the LMC, Shehu Dikko and other top executives ...


Nov 18, 2019  |  South Africa’s Film And Publication Board Denies Blocking YouTube Premium Videos

The Film and Publication Board of South Africa (FPB) recently told MyBroadband that it is in no way delaying the release of Google original content on YouTube Premium in South Africa. YouTube Premium was rolled out in South Africa on ...


Nov 14, 2019  |  Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation To Launch TV App And OTT Services

Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation has announced a new TV app and the move into OTT services next year, both of which are expected to boost audience engagement with television content. During the Broadcasting Convention of Southern Africa, the Corporation’s Director-General Berard ...


Broadcasters Must Collaborate With Telcos To Survive The OTT World –Industry Stakeholders

Africa is leading the way with certain types of mobile payment systems, but to benefit from this, broadcasters need partnerships with telcos to monetize their content. This was the assessment of Discover Digital Executive Director Stephen Watson, speaking at the ...

South Africa’s SABC Plans To Launch Streaming Service To Rival Netflix

SABC’s CEO Madoda Mxakwe has announced that South Africa’s public broadcaster plans to migrate to digital broadcasting platforms and roll out an over-the-top (OTT) streaming service that will compete with international players such as Netflix. Mxakwe was speaking at a ...

Kenya: Govt Finalises Plans To Tax Netflix, YouTube

The Kenyan ICT ministry is in the final stages of laying down a framework that will be used to tax foreign online video streaming services such as Netflix and YouTube. When the new tax laws are passed, the over-the-top services ...

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