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V-Nova Partners with Simplestream for New Pan-African Streaming Service MVMO Posted: 11/09/2019
V-Nova Partners with Simplestream for New Pan-African Streaming Service MVMO

V-Nova, a leading provider of video compression technologies, is delighted to announce that it is the key enabler for a groundbreaking new streaming service, MVMO, due to launch in Africa in late 2019. Partnering with next-generation OTT TV pioneer Simplestream, the service will combine the high-efficiency V-Nova P+ codec-agnostic enhancement and easy-to-deploy Simplestream streaming platform to deliver a wide range of high-quality content to audiences throughout the continent.

Tags: V-Nova | Simplestream | MVMO | Times Multimedia TMM | Video Compression | P+ | MPEG-5 Part 2 LCEVC | OTT | Streaming | Creative Africa Exchange | 5G | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Producer and Musician Paul Gala Extols the Quality of PMC result6 Monitors Posted: 12/08/2019
Producer and Musician Paul Gala Extols the Quality of PMC result6 Monitors
Music producer and label owner Paul Gala has installed PMC result6 Compact nearfield reference monitors in his studio in South Africa and is delighted with the sound they are delivering to his recording and mixing projects.
Tags: PMC Speakers | result6 | Paul Gala | Bad Future | South African Producer
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Africa Post Office Powers its Creative Success with EditShare Posted: 09/07/2019
Africa Post Office Powers its Creative Success with EditShare
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, AQC and media management solutions, announced today that Nairobi-based creative facility, Africa Post Office (APO) has selected the EditShare suite of products to facilitate collaboration and media management for its critically acclaimed film, documentary, and editorial projects. APO will leverage EditShare EFS high-performance, scale-out shared storage, Flow media asset management (MAM), and Ark archiving backup solution for its projects. The first independent post facility of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa, APO is lead by multi-award-winning editor Franki Ashiruka whose world-class body of work includes “Poacher” and “Tales from The Bush Larder.”
Tags: EditShare | Africa Post Office | EditShare Workflow | post-production
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ENMA TAPS ATEME FOR THE AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS 2019 SOCCER TOURNAMENT Posted: 11/06/2019
ENMA TAPS ATEME FOR THE AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS 2019 SOCCER TOURNAMENT
ATEME, the emerging leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, announced today that Egyptian National Media Authority (ENMA) has selected ATEME’s converged video headend to cover the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to take place from 21st June to 19th July.
Tags: ATEME | OTT | Broadcast | ENMA | Africa Cup of Nations
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Canal Algerie is now available on Arabsat-5C with Globecast-developed solutions for DTH over Africa Posted: 20/05/2019
Canal Algerie is now available on Arabsat-5C with Globecast-developed solutions for DTH over Africa
Arabsat is pleased to announce that Canal Algerie is now available on Arabsat-5C, the leading Arabic satellite platform for Direct-To-Home services over Africa.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | fibre | Africa
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MultiChoice Moves to Exceed Consumer Expectations with IP Platform from Imagine Communications Posted: 26/04/2019
MultiChoice Moves to Exceed Consumer Expectations with IP Platform from Imagine Communications

MultiChoice, the largest satellite broadcaster in Africa, is responding to rapidly growing customer demand for superior content by building a new playout centre. The new facility is the first stage of the broadcaster’s transformation from traditional video playout to leading-edge IP transport and modular playout technology, providing for greater business agility, technical and operational flexibility and a reduction in the total cost of ownership (TCO). This allows for an improved consumer experience and ensures faster speed to market with new broadcast offerings.

Tags: Imagine Communications | MultiChoice | satellite broadcaster | Africa | South Africa | leading-edge | IP transport | modular playout technology | business agility | Concilium Technologies | Julian Ankiah | Mathias Eckert | MKM Marketing Communications
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SENTECH and Broadpeak to Demonstrate OTT Multiscreen Video Delivery Via DVB-T2 at AfricaCom 2018 Posted: 12/11/2018
SENTECH and Broadpeak to Demonstrate OTT Multiscreen Video Delivery Via DVB-T2 at AfricaCom 2018
At AfricaCom 2018, Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, will showcase its solution for OTT multiscreen video delivery via DVB-T2 networks with SENTECH, a leading Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) service provider in sub-Saharan Africa. During the demo, SENTECH will rely on Broadpeak's nanoCDN™ multicast ABR solution and third-party technologies from Teamcast and Noovo to cost-efficiently deliver high-quality video to all screens.
Tags: SENTECH | Broadpeak | Demonstrate | OTT Multiscreen Video Delivery | DVB-T2 | AfricaCom 2018 | nanoCDN | Multicast ABR Solution
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Broadpeak Products at AfricaCom 2018 Posted: 29/10/2018
Broadpeak Products at AfricaCom 2018
In a recent report about OTT TV and video, ResearchAndMarkets predicted that there will be 9.99 million SVOD subscribers across 35 sub-Saharan Africa countries by 2023, up from 1.56 million at the end of 2017. With OTT video consumption growing, content providers and pay-TV operators in the region need scalable, cost-effective solutions for delivering content to any screen over any network, whether managed or unmanaged. At AfricaCom 2018, Broadpeak® will demonstrate how its CDN and video streaming solutions ensure an exceptional quality of experience (QoE) across all screens and increase the efficiency of multiscreen content delivery.
Tags: Broadpeak | AfricaCom 2018 | CDN | Video Streaming Solutions | nanoCDN™ multicast
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Verizon Digital Media Services expands network into South Africa, Mexico and France Posted: 21/01/2018
Verizon Digital Media Services expands network into South Africa, Mexico and France

Verizon Digital Media Services is pleased to announce international expansion plans for its award-winning Edgecast Content Delivery Network (CDN). The company has launched network points of presence (PoPs) in Mexico and in South Africa, with plans to open an additional Super PoP in France in Q1 2018. With these latest updates, the CDN now comprises more than 125 PoPs spanning 56 countries across six continents and has increased its network capacity by over 200 percent.

Tags: Verizon Digital Media Services | VDMS | Edgecast | CDN | content delivery networks | South Africa | Mexico | France
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Robe Gets a Hot Date Posted: 20/11/2017
Robe Gets a Hot Date

The latest series of Take Me Out Mzanzi aired on M-Nets Mzanzi Magic network in South Africa market was recorded over 6 weeks at Sasani Studios in Johannesburg, featuring a lighting scheme designed by Rob Grobler, with equipment supplied by rental specialist Gearhouse South Africa.

Tags: Robe | Take Me Out Mzanzi | M-NET | South Africa | LED | lighting | DL Series | grandMA 2
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Broadpeak AfricaCom 2017 Exhibitor Preview Posted: 31/10/2017
Broadpeak AfricaCom 2017 Exhibitor Preview

The latest research from Dataxis estimates that pay-TV revenue in Africa will reach $6 billion by 2021. To stay competitive and differentiate themselves in the market, pay-TV operators and content providers must provide the best user experience delivered over managed networks and OTT. At AfricaCom 2017, Broadpeak® will demonstrate how its innovations in CDN, video streaming, and video analytics solutions enable high-quality video on every screen.

Tags: Broadpeak | Dataxis | AfricaCom 2017
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Sonnet Signs Touchvision as Distributor Covering Six African Countries Posted: 28/09/2017
Sonnet Signs Touchvision as Distributor Covering Six African Countries
Reflecting its growth in the African audio-video, broadcast, and gaming markets, Sonnet Technologies has named Touchvision as its exclusive distributor in South Africa, Botswana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Touchvision will represent Sonnet's complete family of Thunderbolt¢ expansion and eGFX solutions, pro media readers; docks and adapters; and network, storage, and other interface cards to resellers and end-user customers in those countries.
Tags: Sonnet Technologies | Touchvision | Distributor | African Countries | audio-video | broadcast | gaming markets
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Studiotech Belgium supplies further broadcast systems to Africa including OB Van, engineers and training to RTI for the Francophone Games, Ivory Coast Posted: 06/09/2017
Studiotech Belgium supplies further broadcast systems to Africa including OB Van, engineers and training to RTI for the Francophone Games, Ivory Coast

Systems company Studiotech Belgium has supplied further broadcast equipment and expertise to Africa. The 8th Francophone Games were held recently in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Africa, and to televise the events, RTI (Radiodiffusion T©l©vision Ivoirienne) awarded a contract to Studiotech Belgium to supply audiovisual equipment including a DSNG OB van for production and transmission.

Tags: Studiotech | Belgium | Systems company | Africa | Broadcast | African Television | OB Van | Ivory Coast | Francophone Games | Evertz | Vislink | For-A | Yamaha | Dalet | MAM system | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Barclays Africa Group Installs Ultra HD 4K Solution from Blackmagic Design Posted: 29/08/2017
Barclays Africa Group Installs Ultra HD 4K Solution from Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design has today announced that its infrastructure products have been integrated by Barclays Africa Group Limited as part of an Ultra HD 4K studio workflow for corporate video production. The solution features the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K for acquisition alongside the ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K and Smart Videohub 20x20.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Barclays Africa Group | Corporate Video Production | Ultra HD 4K Workflow | Johannesburg | Equinox Facility
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Artel Video Systems Partners to Showcase InfinityLink IP and FiberLink 4K UHD Solutions at Industry Events Posted: 09/06/2017
Artel Video Systems Partners to Showcase InfinityLink IP and FiberLink 4K UHD Solutions at Industry Events
Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative, real-time, multimedia delivery solutions serving global markets, today announced the company's InfinityLink IP- and fiber-based solutions and FiberLink 4K/UHD products will be showcased at the 2017 NAB Show Shanghai, SMPTE17 Australia Expo and Conference, Mediatech Africa 2017, and BIRTV 2017.
Tags: Artel Video Systems | Partners | InfinityLink IP | FiberLink | 4K | UHD | 2017 NAB Show Shanghai | SMPTE17 Australia Expo and Conference | Mediatech Africa 2017 | BIRTV 2017 | AV Group Technologies | Beijing Cromsys | Concilium
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