Free TV won’t stop piracy – Report

Aaaaah! News highlights: About $5.5 billion lost to piracy every year People can now get different TV shows for a pittance online… But they still steal movies and TV shows online Even those with Video-On-Demand Packages still turn to piracy for comfort Free TV isn’t and seems will never be enough… Ah! Would you like […]

Telemundo plans to buy 13 TV stations

NBC Universal’s Telemundo Station Group has struck a deal to acquire 13 television stations from ZGS Communications, Inc., which owns and operates the Telemundo affiliates. Hispanic-owned ZGS Communications, founded in 1983 and headquartered in Arlington, VA is the largest operator of Telemundo affiliates. It currently owns and operates stations in Washington, D.C. Read more

Rap influenced music, now TV and film does

Intro… For decades, hip-hop made it to the screen — big and small — only intermittently. But recently, there’s been something of a boom: a slew of rap-infused shows, movies and documentaries that look back to both the old-school era and the mid-1990s, revisiting the periods when hip-hop was becoming the driving force of pop […]

Nigeria: Cowbellpedia making waves on TV

Cowbellpedia since it introduced TV quiz show in secondary schools in Nigeria, has imparted much on individual development which has a positive impact on the economy. At the end of the day,  participating schools in the country must have been upgraded academically, kudos to Cowbell, a brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, which through this competition […]

Nigeria set for Digital TV content

The Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Mr Is’haq Kawu, has said that NBC’s main goal is to turn off simple totally when Nigeria has accomplished up to 95 percent access to Free Digital Television content the nation over. Tending to newsmen in Lagos, end of the week, he stated: “All Nigerians are qualified for access […]

Job of the day: Kiosk managers for Irokotv

IROKO is Africa’s leading entertainment technology company. Launched in 2010, by Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter, it is one of the most talked about African internet start-ups, thanks to its flagship Nollywood movie platform iROKOtv. Head quartered in Lagos, Nigeria, the company has pioneered Video-On-Demand for Nollywood content (Nigerian movies) and has aggregated the world’s […]

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