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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

Ghanaian new media company OMG Digital raises $1.1m in seed funding

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
 Ghanaian tech start-up, OMG Digital has raised seed funding of $1.1 million from international inves

R1 million on offer in new Cell C reality show Hangman

Thu, 22 Jun 2017
 Hangman – a unique fast-paced online reality show which aims to uncover South Africa’s grea

3Vision acquires channels for DEOD

Mon, 19 Jun 2017
 3Vision has acquired a number of international channels for the new Discover Digital service recentl

SuperSport goes VR for Bok game

Thu, 15 Jun 2017
 SuperSport will mark a first by offering a virtual reality stream from inside Growthpoint King’s Par

Showmax Originals to debut with new series featuring Julia Anastasopoulos

Wed, 14 Jun 2017
 Showmax has kicked off the first in a series of original productions with the filming of Tali’s

Tuluntulu adds more channels

Thu, 08 Jun 2017
 Tuluntulu, which is an African mobile video on demand (VOD) service, is adding new streaming channel

iflix extends to 23 territories with iflix Africa

Fri, 02 Jun 2017
 iflix has announced the establishment of iflix Africa to bring its world class service to sub-Sahara

New 4DX cinema to open at Emperors Palace

Tue, 30 May 2017
 Nu Metro Cinemas will be expanding its revolutionary chain of multi-sensory cinemas, with the launch

SenseVirtual targets Africa's virtual reality solutions

Tue, 23 May 2017
 Experience the cutting edge world of virtual reality technology this Thursday at the Online and eLea

Behind the extraordinary rise of Cape Town’s GetSmarter

Mon, 22 May 2017
 By Martin Hall...

Showmax strikes deal with mobile operator in Poland

Wed, 17 May 2017
 Showmax has agreed a deal with the Polish mobile network operator Play to supply the Showmax service

360-degree VR documentaries heighten prospects for non-profits

Wed, 17 May 2017
 A growing number of non-profit organisations are looking to technology to pull viewers into their ca

JustFlicks update

Wed, 17 May 2017
 In 2016, JustFlicks launched a subscription video on demand service aimed at mobile users...

Ethiopia’s addiction to Kana TV

Tue, 09 May 2017
 Kana TV marks a breakthrough in a country where until recently the main alternatives to the drab sta

How BlackRhino is building Kenya’s VR industry

Tue, 09 May 2017
 BlackRhino VR is playing a key role in developing Kenya's virtual reality industry...

Digital Entertainment on Demand (DEOD) launches in South Africa

Tue, 09 May 2017
 Discover Digital has a new South African video streaming service, DEOD...

YouTube makes major original content push

Mon, 08 May 2017
 Online video behemoth YouTube has unveiled a slate of original content aimed squarely at the TV main

AAN & Digital Lab Africa partner for Digital Lab Africa - Animation Transmedia

Fri, 05 May 2017
 Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is confirmed as the naming partner of the Digital Lab Africa - Animation Tr

Al Jazeera's Julius vs The ANC full documentary now on YouTube

Wed, 03 May 2017
 Rehad Desai’s authored documentary condenses five years of volatile South African politics into 48 d

Livetree launches creative crowdfund site

Wed, 03 May 2017, a new rewards-based social crowdfunding site for developing and marketing creative vid

Apple hires NASA AR guru to help run its own efforts

Tue, 02 May 2017
 Apple Inc. has gone to space to find additional talent for its augmented reality efforts...