US-based online and mobile social video marketplace, PublicVine founded by Nigerian entrepreneur, Nam Mokwunye, has received “Series A” investment of around $10 million as it plans to commence its global commercial launch in June 2014.
Amidst what seems to be a potential dispute with local partners and authorities in Zimbabwe, Multichoice’s budget pay TV service, GOtv has been off air since January 31, according to tech blog, TechZim.
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FunnyLeni, an emerging funny videos discovery platform that aggregates hilarious local videos has emerged one of the regional winners of the 2013 Google Cloud Developer Challenge.
So you think iROKOtv is the only online video-on-demand platform to watch movies, documentaries, TV series, soaps and shows from Africa? Here are 15 video-on-demand platforms for Africa — you’ve probably never heard of — that are worth watching in 2014.
A new online portal, CGAfrica.com is launching soon to be the leading resource for the computer graphics community in Africa.
South African Pay TV channel, DStv has announced that it has added new features to its DStv iOS app that allows its premium customers to stream or download over 350 titles of series, movies and sport highlights on their iPhones and iPads.
Mobile advertising network, Twinpine has reached an exclusive deal with MTN Nigeria to provide advertisers the opportunity to serve their advertising content on MTN’s entertainment portal, MTN Play.
iROKOtv, the world’s largest distributor of Nollywood movies has successfully renovated and moved into its new three floor office building located in Anthony Village in Lagos, Nigeria.
As technology companies gear up to make big product announcements at this year’s International CES event in Las Vegas, Nevada which is expected to have more than 3,200 exhibitors and 152,000 participants from more than 150 countries, Samsung Electronics has given us a hint of what we should expect from the consumer technology giant.
Africa’s premier mobile music download service, Spinlet today released its list of the top ten most downloaded albums and singles for 2013.
A new music sharing and discovery service called GRUMI is launching tomorrow to help, in its own words, “groom upcoming talent in the coolest colony of musicians and fans”.
Just about a year since it raised $10 million in Series B and Series C funding from US-based Tiger Global and Sweden-based Kinnevik, iROKOtv, the world’s largest distributor of African movie content online has secured an additional round of $8 million.
African-focused social music platform, TruSpot! is re-launching today with exciting features including an online radio allowing users to listen to their favourite African music.
Spinlet, Africa’s first mobile music streaming and download service has finally been released on the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod devices.
Leading online retailer in Nigeria, JUMIA has began selling Sony’s new game-changing and much-anticipated gaming console — the Playstation 4 — on its site for N139,955 only.
MultiChoice has officially introduced its new decoder called DStv Explora into the Nigerian market, after it launched in South Africa in early August.
A new phone brand, Solo that basically wants to help you experience music, movies, games etc in a fun and engaging way is launching into the Nigerian market next Friday.
YouTube has launched a new Audio Gallery for video content creators, enhancing and simplifying the process. YouTube content creators now have access to more than 150 royalty-free instrumental tracks to use for free, forever, for any creative purpose (not just YouTube videos). Users can find a link to the library in their video manager and…
Leading telecommunications company, MTN has released a new television commercial set to broadcast on terrestrial and satellite TV across its 22 markets in Africa and the Middle East this month.