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Don Jazzy Appointed As Betway Ambassador

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Leading online entertainment and gaming brand, Betway has unveiled superstar producer, Don Jazzy, and media personality and long-time BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu as its BBNaija ambassadors which comes shortly after Betway was announced as the lead sponsor of the fifth season of Africa’s biggest reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, which is scheduled to premiere on July 19, 2020.

Ebuka – who returns as the host of BBNaija for the fourth time this year – said, “Betway is one of the world’s biggest gaming and entertainment brands, while Big Brother Naija is Africa’s biggest reality TV show. So, I’m incredibly proud and grateful to be involved with both brands. BBNaija season 5 is going to be the biggest and most exciting one yet, and I can’t wait to share all the drama and excitement with Betway customers and BBNaija fans all over the world.”

Don Jazzy, who remains one of Nigeria’s most celebrated and influential entertainers, shared his excitement, saying, “I’m so delighted to be partnering with Betway on Big Brother Naija season 5. My fans can expect to get the best of entertainment, banter, fun and excitement from me, Ebuka, and the Betway team throughout this season of BBNaija. It’s game on, from July 19th!”

Speaking during the unveiling and signing ceremony, Betway Country Manager, Lere Awokoya said, “Don Jazzy and Ebuka are two of Nigeria’s leading pop culture influencers and trendsetters. Through our partnership with these two superstars, and with Betway as BBNaija’s lead sponsor, we are able to connect even more with a passionate entertainment audience and bring the ultimate gaming experience to millions of Nigerians.”

L-R: Lere Awokoya; Country Manager, Betway Nigeria, Don Jazzy; Superstar producer, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu; Media Personality and BBNaija Host and Chris Ubosi; Managing Director, Megalectrics Limited and Director, Digibay during the Betway BBNaija Ambassador’s signing ceremony yesterday.
L-R: Lere Awokoya; Country Manager, Betway Nigeria, Don Jazzy; Superstar producer, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu; Media Personality and BBNaija Host and Chris Ubosi; Managing Director, Megalectrics Limited and Director, Digibay during the Betway BBNaija Ambassador’s signing ceremony yesterday.

As Big Brother Naija’s lead sponsor, Betway will promote a spirit of competition among the housemates, as well as fans and viewers of the show. Betway will also add to the thrill of the BBNaija experience through its weekly Arena Games, and a variety of gaming activities, both on the TV show and on Betway platforms – all of which give viewers the chance to play and win.

For more information on the various promotions and activations Betway will be running throughout the fifth season of BBNaija, please visit www.betway.com.ng. You can also follow Betway via their social media platforms on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BetwayNigeria/ or on Twitter at @BetwayNigeria.

About the Betway Group

The Betway Group is a leading provider of first-class entertainment across sports betting and casino. Launched in 2006, the company operates across a number of regulated online markets and holds licenses in the UK, Malta, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Germany and licenses its brand to certain licensed local operating companies in Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa and Nigeria.

Betway prides itself on providing its customers with a bespoke, fun and informed betting experience, supported by a safe and secure environment.

For more information about Betway please visit: www.betway.com.ng

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The Best Just Got Better; Introducing Samsung’s 2020 QLED TV Range

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In 2019, the Samsung QLED TV range received universal praise for its innovative display quality, sound, design and numerous pioneering features. This year Samsung added a welcome twist to an incredible story. With the 2020 QLED range, the best just got better. You can now turn the ordinary into the extraordinary with immersive sound, endless detail, minimalist design and unrivalled technology. This is Samsung’s most complete television ever. This is no surprise coming from the brand leading the way across the world and acclaimed by experts.

“Our goal is to continue Samsung’s unparalleled legacy of providing leading TV viewing experiences by combining the advantages of our next-generation displays with AI technologies, immersive technologies and breath-taking sound quality – a personalised journey that turns a TV into a series of incredible adventures,” said Dudu Mokholo, Chief Marketing Officer at Samsung Central Africa.

Any great movie has an equally great trailer. Below are the highlights that showcase the greatest QLED in show-stopping action:

  • Long-lasting, burn-in free picture quality with brightest and most vibrant colours
  • Brightest colour and true details with anti-reflection at night or day for Movies, Sport and Gaming
  • Rich surround sound with 6 speakers firing from top, bottom and sides
  • Sleek and elegant design, which creates an immersive cinematic experience

This is a TV that will change your expectations of what a TV can do

QLED offers an unparalleled visual and auditory adventure from the comfort of your living room. Available in 4K or 8K and from 43″ to 85””, the QLED series was designed with options to fit any space and budget. It’s simply a matter of choosing your viewing pleasure:

  • QLED 4K features stunning scenes with 8 million pixels – that’s four times the pixels of Full HD
  • QLED 8K offers unreal clarity with 33 million pixels – that’s 16 times the pixels of Full HD

Experience jaw-dropping detail and resolution – Real 8K resolution with Quantum Processor 8K

With QLED’s brightest and vibrant colours, you can choose to watch everything in 8K by advanced AI upscaling. Feel the power of every frame with 33 million pixels and a resolution four times that of 4K. Quantum Processor 8K ensures you always have 8K, no matter the source quality of the original content ¹

Get even closer to the action with dynamic sound that tracks the story

We all know that action movies with amazing sound arrangements provide the most realistic experiences when experienced at movie theaters. So how can this realism be recreated in the home? Samsung’s sound developers came up with Object Tracking Sound+ technology, in which sound follows movement onscreen through six speakers built into the TV.Thanks to this technology, a video’s audio follows the action on-screen in real time. When a car moves from the left to the right-hand side of the screen, so will the sound it makes; and when a heavy object drops from the top to the bottom of the screen, so will the audio. Doesn’t that sound good.

Experience maximum picture, minimum distraction – Infinity Screen

You can now push your viewing experience to the limit with a nearly-invisible bezel. In the flagship Q950TS-series, black edges are shrunk to almost nothing, and an ultra-slim frame removes any distractions so you can get a more immersive viewing experience. Explore the magic of Infinity Screen², a truly bezel-free design that removes any distractions for the most immersive TV experience.

Be the star of the show

QLED Smart TVs, powered by Tizen, makes it easier to find the content you love with personalised recommendations. It’s time to discover TV designed just for you. Want to watch what’s on your TV and your smartphone on the same screen? With MultiView, you can. Whether it’s live stats for sports or cheat videos for games, simply connect your phone and dual-screen like never before. To make sure you’re always in control, the TV is powerfully integrated and simple to use.  The 2020 Samsung TV also comes with a brand-new feature for mirroring your phone’s screen. Tap view feature allow phone’s screen to be displayed on your TV so you can enlarge photos, show friends a video, or maximize a spreadsheet for easier viewing. Set up Tap view in the SmartThings app and on your TV to start transferring your phone’s screen with a simple touch.

Take Control

Ultimately, QLED puts the power in your hands. With the Samsung OneRemote you have effortless access and control. Devices that are automatically recognised by QLED can be easily controlled—no need for separate remote controls. But the power doesn’t stop there. You can also do amazing things through’s Samsung’s Intelligent virtual assistant – Bixby3. You can ask Bixby for show recommendations, make quick title searches or control connected devices. Bixby knows what you like and makes sure you don’t miss out by suggesting shows you’re interested in but might not be watching at the moment. And because we live in a connected world, you’ll enjoy your SmartThings Dashboard, where you can put all of your connected devices on one screen. Simply set up the QLED SmartThings Dashboard to receive notifications as well as monitor and control your other smart home devices. With all this digital magic you’ll start to feel like anything is possible.

This year, Samsung has created truly unrivaled flagship TVs that give new meanings to picture perfection. With the 2020 QLED, the best just got better.

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TV When Turned On, Art When Turned Off; Samsung Launch The Frame TV

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Africa’s most admired tech brand has announced the launch of TV that is bound to fill your own home with many admiring glances1 . The Frame 2020 is a unique combination of Samsung’s revolutionary QLED technology and innovative design, enhancing both the living space and entertainment experience for consumers. The QLED technology enables beautiful colours, exceptional contrasts and impeccable details with 100% colour volume. What’s most unique and spectacular about The Frame is that when it is not being used as a TV, it moves into Art Mode. Just like how a framed picture looks different depending on the time of day, The Frame adjusts the screen brightness based on the ambient light in the room, using its in-built motion and brightness sensors.

“With The Frame you can expect what feels like a home makeover. It offers stunning picture quality, awe-inspiring sound and innovative features that effortlessly becomes an opportunity to showcase your own artistic taste. We are pleased to offer a product designed for the discerning tastes of Samsung customers, “said Dudu Mokholo, Chief Marketing Officer at Samsung Central Africa.

Whether you love TV or art, The Frame offers both. This spectacular TV truly complements your living space, bringing entertainment, and fine art into your home. Thanks to QLED technology, you can experience the brilliance of watching everything in lifelike colour and incredible detail, just as the creator intended. When you’re not watching TV, the screen is a blank canvas to display a gallery of artwork or your favourite photos. Better still, with no distracting cables, nothing will get in the way of your striking view.

How The Frame changes your space

  • Frame-look Design

The Frame is designed to turn your TV into a piece of elegantly framed art, enhancing your space and expressing your style. Mounted on the wall, the 2020 The Frame TV has a design that looks like a real picture frame to blend into your living room. 

  • Style The Frame your way with interchangeable bezels and No Gap Wall Mount.2

Your frame, your colour. The Frame TV’s customisable bezel lets you choose the right one for your interior. Find the perfect match for your own taste with a choice of black, brown, beige and white. The Frame TV can be effortlessly mounted flush to the wall with the provided No Gap Wall Mount, and allow you to enjoy your favourite TV shows, movies, games and media content without taking up space.

  • Art Mode

When the TV is off, turn it into a showcase of world famous art masterpieces3 or a gallery of your own photographs. Samsung is expected to open the online ArtStore in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Mauritius in October. This means a world of fascinating art will be just a click away.

  • Colour Volume 100% by Quantum Dot

Experience colour the way it’s meant to be seen and artwork as realistically as it is in a gallery. With 100% colour volume and the bold contrast of Dual LED, The Frame brings everything to life with incredible detail and texture, from any angle. Samsung has also considered the quality of the content you watch and The Frame uses AI-powered upscaling to transform older content into a higher quality picture. This all adds to an immersive and realistic experience.

  • Ambient Mode + brings your vision to life

TV no longer has to be just a black screen. Ambient Mode lets you change what you see on-screen. Set it up so the time, weather, news headlines or calming animations are waiting for you every time you look over.The Frame can also match the surrounding wall’s colour and pattern to virtually blend in. It’s all up to you.

With The Frame you won’t feel like you need to visit galleries, because you can appreciate numerous pieces of art inside your own living room. QLED technology will also make you feel like a cinema experience is right in your home. Now that’s a TV worth having.

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Why Samsung New Sound Towers Have Become An Essential Part Of The Viewing Experience

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Few things get the party started as well as really good music – clear, crisp sound that brings a level of depth and richness that gets everyone in the mood to escape and unwind. Fortunately, Samsung has captured this need in a range of expertly engineered devices made to be enjoyed. Samsung’s range of sound towers pair perfectly with wide screen TV’s – an all in one form factor with seamless wireless connectivity. The Sound Tower is a party speaker range that comes with bi-directional sound ideal for large spaces along with DJ effects, Karaoke and LED Party Lights.

“The range turns any party into an event. We’re pleased to introduce the one and only, innovative bi-directional design. The double-sided speakers deliver powerful sound both ways, filling up any large space. There is no doubt that the the 2020 range of Sound Tower will light up any party.  ” said Dudu Mokholo, Chief Marketing Officer at Samsung Central Africa.

Sound Tower come with the world’s first Atmos technology for an elevated sound experience. These devices have been tuned at the Samsung Audio Lab in Valencia, California to give you perfectly balanced and room-filling sound. Get ready to bring life to any party through exceptionally loud and crisp sound quality with their 1,500 watt output, built-in woofer and bi-directional sound. These speakers offer everything one needs for a party – Dynamic Bass, DJ effect, Karaoke and LED Party Lights.

The Samsung MX-T70 and MX-T50 Sound Tower series is specially designed for in-home entertainment, spanning musical gigs to small gatherings to movie watching with family. These are superior speakers that sport the next-generation premium design which will definitely grab the attention of guests. The new Sound Tower line-up features Bi-directional Sound that disperses sound evenly covering wider range. It also delivers exceptionally loud and crisp sound quality with no distortion at high volumes even at a powerful output ranging from 500 watts and 1,500 watts.

The series comes equipped with a variety of party and audio features like Dynamic Bass, DJ effect, Karaoke, LED Party Lights among others, adding more life to the party. The 10-inch built-in woofer provides enhanced bass performance with a long excursion bass unit in the MX-T70 Sound Tower device.

And you can double the fun with seamless connectivity on the speakers. The models feature multiple USB ports, multi-connection options through Bluetooth and Group Play, which allows up to 10 Sound Tower speakers with one audio source. Additionally, the speakers are splash proof making them a perfect companion at get-togethers. The Sound Tower series will surely take party anthems to the next level and allow consumers to enjoy deep bass for those dance floor filling tunes. Pressing play never sounded this good

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Samsung Launch The Incredible Crystal UHD TV

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TV has becomea massive part of our lives from those must-watch series tothe sports matches that have us glued to the screen. World-renowned for pioneering innovation in this popular category of technology, Samsung has now launched Crystal UHD TV.

Featuring Samsung’s cutting-edge Crystal Display, the new Crystal UHD TV will bring high-resolution content to life in a whole new way, delivering a viewing experience like never before in a mainstream UHD TV. Controling all function with Voice Assistant and enjoying multiple contents on one screen with Multi View are just some of the welcome advancements on this incredible TV.

“Samsung TV has been constantly paving the path for technological innovations by offering consumers a new TV experience and a future for global TV industry. This is the core driving force that makes Samsung No. 1 TV for 14 consecutive years. Crystal UHD builds on this success in ways that people will truly love.” said Dudu Mokholo, Chief Marketing Officer at Samsung Central Africa.

Crystal UHD is the purest form of picture quality with 1 billion rich and vibrant colours with guaranteed crisp and vivid images time over time. Its features include:

Real 4K UHD Resolution – 4K UHD TV goes beyond regular FHD with 4x more pixels, offering your eyes the sharp and crisp images they deserve. See it like you’re really in the scene.

Lifelike colour expression – Immerse yourself in the picture with a wider range of colour. Dynamic Crystal Display delivers lifelike variations so you can see every subtlety.

Crystal Processor 4K – Experience picture quality that moves you, made possible by a single chip that orchestrates colour, optimises high contrast ratio, and masters HDR.

See the picture, not the TV – A sleek and elegant design that draws you to the purest picture. Crafted with an effortless minimalistic style from every angle and a boundless that sets new standards. You will see only the most immersive cinematic experience ever.

Get what you want just by speaking up – Everything is so much easier with voice control. Now you can quickly access favourite content, get answers, and even control your TV and other connected devices around your home. Just tell it what you want.

See multiple contents at the same time – Multi View splits your TV screen in two, putting the content you’re watching on one side, and mirroring your mobile screen on the other. This means you don’t have to look away from the TV screen to glance at your phone anymore.

Get gaming faster – Get into the game faster with Game Enhancer, which optimises your screen so you have more control with barely noticeable input lag. Experience smooth gaming in its most impressive form without motion blur and judder.

Decorate your space with your favourite photos  – When you project your favourite photos onto the TV screen, the TV itself blends into your décor elegantly. You can lay out multiple photos in a beautiful collage or place them in a slide show for to keep the visual fresh and on point.

Clean up the clutter – Samsung UHD offers a neat solution for keeping all your TV cables tidy, hiding them away right in the stand. This helps you reduce your clutter so you can fully enjoy your TV’s beautiful design.

Samsung Crystal UHD clearly does what many TVs cannot, in the most amazing ways.

The Crystal UHD TV is now available at various retailer stores and retailer online pages. For extra peace of mind, Crystal UHD TV comes with a 24 month warranty. For more info about the product visit: https://www.samsung.com/africa_en/

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