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Mega8 eSports partners with UK-based Ginx TV


Fri, 26 May 2017
 Mega8 eSports is proud to announce a new broadcast partnership with Ginx TV in a bid to make eSports

DStv unit to pay R180m fine for price fixing


Fri, 26 May 2017
 DStv Media Sales has been fined R180million for price fixing and the fixing of trading conditions in

AMC Networks International and Multichoice sign an exclusive deal to launch Sundance TV on DStv


Tue, 23 May 2017
 The AMC Networks International (AMCNI) has announced that it will launch SundanceTV in South Africa

Naspers may sell pay-TV assets


Fri, 19 May 2017
 Naspers is considering the sale of its pay-television business in Africa...

Kwesι TV signs new distribution agreement deal with MTN Ghana


Thu, 18 May 2017
 Econet-owned Kwesι TV is the new pan-continental broadcast challenger, offering Pay TV, Free-To-Air

James Aguma is no longer SABC acting CEO


Wed, 17 May 2017
 Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has announced that James Aguma is no longer SABC acting CEO...

New film school for ex-prisoners to be launched in Pretoria


Wed, 17 May 2017
 A new film and broadcasting school predominantly catering for ex-offenders, unemployed women and peo

Nigeria to use 'cultural diplomacy' to end xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in SA


Wed, 17 May 2017
 Nigeria will deploy ‘cultural diplomacy’ as an effective tool to put an end to the incessant xenopho

Government reverses course on TV encryption


Wed, 10 May 2017
 Government is set to back encryption in digital terrestrial television, a sharp reversal of its posi

Free Showmax for clients as MTN pulls the plug on VU


Wed, 03 May 2017
 MTN South Africa has pulled the plug on VU, its video-on-demand platform...

BBC Worldwide's Africa focus


Fri, 28 Apr 2017
 “Our African viewers clearly have a deep affection for BBC programming, and as a leading content dis

SABC seeks government bailout


Fri, 28 Apr 2017
 The SABC is in talks with national treasury to secure a guarantee to help it claw its way out of a f

WhiteSpace Alliance appoints Charles Oshunremi as executive advisor for Africa


Wed, 26 Apr 2017
 The WhiteSpace Alliance is a global industry organisation enabling sharing of underutilised spectrum

Media statement: SABC interim board gives public feedback


Mon, 24 Apr 2017
 The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) interim board was appointed on the 27 March 2017..

IBC launches 365 online community platform


Thu, 20 Apr 2017
 IBC has announced the launch of IBC365, a new online community platform and weekly e-bulletin...

New book from Avid CEO explores media industry disruption


Wed, 19 Apr 2017
 Avid has announced the release of a new book titled The Storyteller’s Dilemma: Overcoming the Ch

JAYCOR celebrates 30 years in business


Wed, 19 Apr 2017
 From humble beginnings and a family tradition, JAYCOR has over the years grown into a dynamic and mu

Imagine Communications to host thought leadership sessions at NAB


Tue, 18 Apr 2017
 Imagine Communications will host a series of knowledge-sharing and interactive discussions at NAB...

Bob Mabena joins MSG Afrika Broadcasting


Thu, 13 Apr 2017
 MSG Afrika Group, has announced the appointment of Bob Mabena as their group head of Programming of

Wesgro invites Cape film and media industry to participate in new research survey


Fri, 07 Apr 2017
 This baseline study aligns with the SA Film Industry economic baseline research and is conducted by

Hat Trick International sets up Dinner Date for new adaptation in SA


Tue, 04 Apr 2017
 SABC prepares to debut its own local adaptation of Dinner Date...

SABC Sport seals FIFA rights


Tue, 04 Apr 2017
 SABC Sport has secured exclusive rights in SA to be the Official Broadcaster of the 2018 FIFA World

New appointments at eNCA


Tue, 04 Apr 2017
 eNCA has announced two key appointments...

Naspers sells to Amazon


Wed, 29 Mar 2017
 Amazon.com has agreed to buy Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com, whose shareholders include Nasper

Imagine Communications names Anas Hantash as MENA sales director


Mon, 20 Mar 2017
 Imagine Communications has appointed Anas Hantash as its new director of sales for the MENA region,
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