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  • Ben Huang, Head of Global Marketing and Mediaroom Division at Ericsson (image: Charlie Fripp)

    ‘Rethink the use of television and media’- Ericsson

    February 26, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Global telecommunications and infrastructure company Ericsson, purchased MediaRoom from Microsoft last year and managed to turn the division into one of the world’s most innovative and deployed IPTV platforms. According to the company, Mediaroom-powered...

  • Sharp yesterday afternoon unveiled their 90-inch television in South Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Sharp launches 90-inch television in South Africa

    September 3, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off

    Japanese electronics manufacturer Sharp yesterday afternoon unveiled their 90-inch television – and according to the company is also the first of its kind in the world. “Demand doubled for televisions bigger than 60-inches in the US and it’s growing...

  • The changing face of television

    March 18, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    The television watching experience has been progressively changing over the past few years. “With many South Africans starting to get used to the idea of watching content online, television manufacturers need to find innovative ways of providing consumers...

  • How Syfy Turns TV Shows Into Social Phenomenons

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off

    Syfy, known to viewers as Sci-Fi up until 2009, recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary. Along with the channel’s revamped branding, new strategies for formulating and distributing content online emerged. Whether it’s populating Syfy Sync (a...

  • Smart TV sales will exceed 50 million globally in 2012

    November 29, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Over 220 million Smart TV sets will be sold worldwide in 2017, up from the 54 million that will be sold in 2012, according to Informa Telecoms & Media’s latest Smart TV device forecasts. Thirty-one percent (31%) of households worldwide will own at...

  • Sony unveils 84-inch 4K Bravia television

    November 23, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Electronics manufacturer Sony unveiled its latest high-performance television in the form of the 4K Ultra High Definition Bravia with LCD display – the industry’s largest 84-inch class. The 4K technology allows it to display images at four times the...

  • Samsung launches new 75-inch television

    September 13, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Samsung Electronics South Africa has launched its 75-inch ES9000 LED Smart TV at The World Trade Centre in Sandton. The new ES9000 meets the rising market demand for televisions that are 60-inches and larger, and delivers a unique design concept with a...

  • Sony SA unveils new 84-inch LCD TV with 4K

    August 30, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Sony has unveiled its latest BRAVIA LCD television which boasts a 4K (3840 x 2160) LCD panel, in the industry’s largest 84-inch class1 and incorporates Sony’s “4K X-Reality PRO” super-resolution high picture quality engine. This formidable combination...

  • Samsung reveals new LED and plasma TVs

    July 19, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Electronics maker Samsung has launched a new bid to make televisions more in touch with the needs of consumers, by introducing new models across LED and plasma technologies. “The new range of SMART TVs display the ‘Future of TV, Now’, says Justin Shaw,...

  • Chinese boost Sierra Leone media

    March 5, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Chinese company StarTimes Communication Network Technology on Thursday said it wants to invest in Digital television to ultimately to offer all average Sierra Leoneans affordable access. Charles Liu, StarTimes Vice President, unveiled this during Sierra...