BEMAWU demands SABC board chair’s resignation

On 19 October the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (BEMAWU) issued a statement demanding the resignation of the chairperson of the SABC board, Dr Ben Ngubane.

Vubiquity signs TVOD deal with Warner Bros. for Altech Node service

Vubiquity, a global provider of premium content services, has announced a new TVOD content deal with Warner Bros. for VOD service Altech Node...

Staying ahead of the digital curve

Creative thought leaders who participated in the British Council’s Connect ZA Creative Futures event share insights on how to curate, connect and capitalise in a new age of business...

Hybrid satellite and OTT solutions for Africa’s evolving broadcast landscape

Written by Christoph Limmer, Senior Vice President, Commercial Development and Strategic Partnership, Eutelsat

Tablet power

No longer regarded just as a trendy fashionable accessory, tablet computers have become an integral part of the arsenal of any mobile user. Long battery life, small form factor...

Regulation’s role in broadband roll-out

As the broadband revolution unfolds, an International Telecommunications Union (ITU) report released on 11 May - "Trends in Telecommunication Reform’ - shows that large segments of the world’s population are steadily being left behind. Over five billion people have still never experienced even low-speed Internet, or have only experienced it through public or shared access.

Global mobile phone sales

KenRadio Broadcasting reports that after an expected post-holiday slump in handset shipments in the first quarter of the year, the worldwide mobile phone market grew at a respectable pace in the second quarter, with most vendors citing success in emerging markets, according to IDC.

African Mobile Market offers huge potential

Informa Telecoms & Media has announced that despite a slowdown in subscription growth in recent quarters, the African mobile market continues to offer huge potential for foreign investment.

Sessions stream live from Cannes Lions

Those who cannot attend the Cannes Lions, a creative communications festival which takes place from 15 to 21 June...

Mobile entertainment under spotlight

Mobile video will be a major catalyst towards the growth and development of faster broadband and wireless networks on the African continent, according to DStv Mobile CEO Mark Rayner, who spoke at the recent inaugural Mobile Entertainment Africa Conference (MEAC) held at the One & Only Hotel in Cape Town.
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