Nairobi is readying itself for the impending Digital TV Switch-Off on Friday 13th December 2013. Most broadcast players are well prepared for the switch-off except for the 3 major broadcasters who believe that they should only sabotage the impending migration. MultiChoice under the GOtv brand, StarTimes Media and Zuku have all been running campaigns encouraging.
Uganda’s parliament has bought iPads to all its 375 MPs at a cost of Ksh 32 million ($370,000), saying that the tablets will make the lawmakers more efficient by allowing them to access official documents while travelling.The total number of iPads delivered to the parliament is 384. The MPs who voted themselves more salaries (now earns Ksh 700,000).
Airtel Kenya and DStv Mobile have entered into a partnership that will make Airtel post-paid subscribers access DSTV content through Drifta mobile decorder for Android. With this deal, any Airtel customer who purchases a post-paid line will get a DStv Drifta free of charge. The subscribers will also get to enjoy up to 16 Channels with 3 months.
StarTimes Media and Equity Bank have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will see the bank’s customers across the country access soft loans that will enable them acquire approved digital television set top boxes from StarTimes and repay through a flexible six month installment plan. Through this partnership, Equity Bank customers will.
Muthui Kariuki was suppose to replace the current Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua as government parrot. That didn’t last so long as his position was abolished and functions under the office consolidated under the President’s Press Unit which is based at State House. Now that he is no-longer the government parrot, it is weird that he still.
Airtel Kenya has unveiled its refurbished Mombasa shop located along Moi Avenue in the coastal town. Airtel customers will enjoy great discounts on various devises at the newly opened shop and will get access to all of Airtel’s range of products and offers. Airtel has also opened a new shop at the Mombasa Airport and plans to open another at Nyali by.
The much talked about adult comedy movie House of Lungula premiered On Thursday in Kenya. One of the actors who met his girlfriend through Facebook decided to go down on his knees and pour his heart out. Gerald Langiri who plays Harrrison Hamisi in House of Lungula popped the question to Lyne Jumba after the premier of the movie at Century Cinemax.
Disgraced CEO of former Kenya Data Networks and now Liquid Telecoms Kenya has been sacked. Though diplomatically, Shahab is being replaced by Liquid Telecom Group’s Director of Network Strategy, Mr Ben Roberts. Shahab who was brought in by the Altech Group oversaw the near death of KDN and is not credited with anything positive at the ailing former.
The Cabinet Secretary for Information and Communications, Dr Fred Matiangi insists that the 13th December switch off date for the analogue TV signal in Nairobi and its environs stands. Through a statement, the Cabinet Secretary said that as per the gazette notice No 13869 of 18th October, Nairobi and its environs (Rongai, Kiambu, Ngong’, Isinya, Athi.
Wananchi Group Holdings LTD (WGH), the operators of the ZUKU pay-TV brand have announced the appointment of Mr. Richard Alden as new Group CEO of the regional media and ICT Company. Mr. Alden who has been the Group’s Chief Operating Officer takes over from Mr. Richard Bell who now takes a new role as a Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board. The Group.
Orange has launched a christmas promotion on devices to reward loyal customers and attract new ones during the period. The Christmas promotion that will run till January 6, 2014, will see shoppers enjoy offers on various mobile and data devices, ranging from modems to data enabled mobile phones. Amongst these devices, Orange will be introducing the new.
British council and Bharti Airtel have launched an initiative where they will provide broadband connectivity of 5 GB per month in a three-year deal for 127 digital hubs located in schools across nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The partnership with Bharti Airtel will provide full internet accessibility to British council Hubs, surrounding schools and.
Kenya’s online restaurant, EatOut, has now partnered with Hellofood to offer online food ordering to its users. With the deal, EatOut users can now order food from their favourite restaurants online via Hellofood.com. Eatout has already created new buttons and banners on its restaurant pages which link seamlessly to Hellofood.co.ke. Eat Out Kenya.
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission on Thursday fined South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. for paying trolls to bash Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC online. Through a notice it posted on its website, the consumer protection body said that Samsung had organized an Internet troll campaign in violation of fair trade rules to demonise HTC while praising.
Airtel Kenya has announced a promotion that will see its customers stand a chance to win Kshs.10 million in the grand draw and over Kshs.1 million weekly in a promotion dubbed “Vurumisha Mamili na Airtel.” The promotion will run for 60 days with a grand prize of Kshs.5 million each for two winners. There will be 170 winners daily of cash prizes ranging.