Nokia and Safaricom announce DSTV mobile partnership.
It has been reported in the media this week that Safaricom, Kenya’s largest mobile network and Nokia, the world’s largest mobile phone company have announced a strategic partnership for the distribution of DSTV mobile. Nokia has just launched a range of mobile tv compatible phones which will have free access for one year to the Safaricom powered DSTV mobile service when purchased. DSTV mobile is a service from DSTV, Africa’s leading digital satellite tv service which has been distributed in Kenya exclusively by Safaricom since last year. DSTV mobile is currently operational in South Africa (testing), Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria and Ghana and runs on the DVB-H mobile broadcasting technology.