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The future of entertainment is launching now

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
 Joe Public United has announced the launch of a revolutionary entertainment offering, named black.

VUBIQUITY to partner with Cell C in new VOD and linear entertainment service

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
 VUBIQUITY has signed a three-year deal with South African Cellular Operator Cell C, to provide new

Showmax comes to Sony’s PlayStation 4 console

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
 Showmax is now available on Sony’s popular PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro gaming consoles thr

OTT growth, collaboration and a new era of pay TV delivery

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
 A media landscape where consumers can watch movies, TV programmes and sports at any time, through

AAN in partnership with SSTREAMM will launch the AAN SVOD mobile channel

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
 AAN has partnered with national animation associations, comic conventions and studios in East, Sou

Envivo launches new OTT service in Africa with Cisco Infinite Video

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
 Envivo Communications Limited has announced plans to launch a new OTT streaming video service, nVI

How to build a digitally-led strategy?

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
 According to the PwC Entertainment and Media Outlook 2016-2020, total advertising revenue is forec

How streaming TV in SA will affect advertising

Wed, 04 Oct 2017
 Streaming entertainment via the internet is threatening to take over from broadcast media...

PrideTV adds second tier to its 'Freemium' viewing experience

Mon, 02 Oct 2017
 PrideTV, Africa's LGBTQ video on demand (VOD) channel, has launched a second tier of streaming vid

Demand Africa SVOD service to launch 1 October

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
 The Africa Channel has announced that it will launch its new streaming video venture, Demand Afric

VOOV - a new live-streaming app launched in SA

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
 VOOV is a new live streaming app recently launched in South Africa. The app allows users the oppor

AP launches next-generation live video exchange newsgathering platform

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
 The Associated Press, in collaboration with LiveU, recently announced the launch of AP Live Commun

Beautiful News to broadcast its short films on Mango Airlines

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
 Beautiful News South Africa will be showing its short films on Mango Airlines from September until

Discover Digital builds out advanced new features

Thu, 31 Aug 2017
 Discover Digital has enhanced its new IKON CMS platform with new casting options and social media

How to get Showmax on the Xbox One

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
 Showmax has added a new way to watch TV shows and movies on demand with no contract and no ads. As

Tuluntulu launches economic empowerment TV channel

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
 Tuluntulu has teamed up with South Africa’s Rhodes Business School and Nedbank to launch a new 24/

BBC launches Pidgin digital service for its West African audiences

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
 BBC World Service starts a new language service for its digital platforms in English-based Pidgin fo

Showmax and VAST Networks offer free Wi-Fi deal

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
 Showmax and VAST Networks give customers unlimited Wi-Fi access to stream and download at 83 VAST

Africa's best documentaries are available to stream

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
 AfriDocs Anytime is now available as a free streaming platform on with a catalogu

Calling all aspiring content creators

Thu, 10 Aug 2017
 Are you a blogger or a journalism graduate? Live Mag’s content creators programme is lookin

The future of OTT

Tue, 01 Aug 2017
 Over-the-top content (OTT) service providers like Hulu...

CBeebies' Go Jetters show launches YouTube channel

Mon, 24 Jul 2017
 CBeebies’ smash-hit show for pre-schoolers, Go Jetters, has launched its very own YouTube

Download the free Mediatech Africa app now

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
 Mediatech Africa has launched a new and updated show app which is now live...

Ericsson to deliver QYOU Media Content to users globally

Thu, 13 Jul 2017
 Ericsson and QYOU Media recently announced an agreement to distribute and monetise QYOU’s curated on

NFVF announces last call for VOD projects

Thu, 06 Jul 2017
 The NFVF will be launching the South African Video on Demand (VOD) site at Durban International Film