When South Sudan became independent from Sudan it looked like a golden opportunity for operators. Then came the disastrous civil war and things went rapidly downhill with a falling oil price. However, a ceasefire agreement is rolling very slowly into place and things may change. Russell Southwood talked to MTN’s CEO Philip Besiimire about the prospects for the market.
Dubai-based Moby Group is launching a new satellite entertainment channel in Ethiopia in a JV with local partners. For years the TV sector in Ethiopia was just Government channels but two satellite stations are now launching. Russell Southwood spoke to Elias Shulze, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Kana TV.