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  • Zimbabwean Discover Digital platform set to expand in 2019

    Zimbabwean Discover Digital platform expands

    July 24, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Zimbabwean Discover Digital platform expands

    Zimbabwean telecommunications company, TelOne, has announced the expansion of its Discover Digital platform. The platform is set to introduce 12 new channels, adding to the 15 already existing channels.  The free channels include Al Jazeera, Africa News, TRT...

  • Vodacom's Video Play offers educational content on-demand

    Showmax launches in Nigeria

    July 23, 2019 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Showmax launches in Nigeria

    On Tuesday, 23 July 2019, Showmax officially launched a new video-on-demand service in Nigeria. Priced at over $8 per month, the video streaming service features a dedicated slate of Nigerian TV shows and movies, international hit series and Hollywood...

  • What can we expect from Apple’s ‘Show Time’ event today?

    March 25, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on What can we expect from Apple’s ‘Show Time’ event today?

    A number of Apple devices saw upgrades this week. These included the iMac, iPad Air and mini, and AirPods. Now, these upgrades are being followed up with an event where the company is expected to announce its highly anticipated video streaming service....

  • MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

    MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

    January 17, 2019 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

    Despite the major infrastructural challenges that Africa faces – such as low connectivity and the high cost of data, the number of video streaming platforms active in Africa has exploded over the past few years as the continent responded to the global...

  • Kwesé and iflix partner to strengthen SVOD service in sub-Saharan Africa

    Kwesé and iflix partner to strengthen SVOD service in Sub-Saharan Africa

    February 22, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Kwesé and iflix partner to strengthen SVOD service in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Entertainment service for emerging markets, iflix and Econet Media’s pan-African media company, Kwesé have announced an expansion of their partnership in Sub-Saharan Africa. Kwesé has acquired a significant stake in iflix Africa, which will now form part...

  • Ericsson lays out vision for cellular IoT

    Ericsson unveils evolution of Media Delivery Network

    February 19, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Ericsson unveils evolution of Media Delivery Network

    According to Ericsson, with the unprecedented growth in demand for mobile broadband driven by video consumption, Ericsson believes that the viability of the entire media delivery value chain hangs on the ability of network operators to transform into a...

  • Internet Solutions acquires stake in Antfarm

    February 12, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions acquires stake in Antfarm

    South Africa’s Internet Solutions (IS) has enhanced its audio and video streaming capabilities following the acquisition of a significant stake in Antfarm, a local streaming media service provider, for an undisclosed amount. According to Greg Montjoie,...

  • Exciting times ahead for local broadcasting

    March 28, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Exciting times ahead for local broadcasting

    While connectivity in South Africa has traditionally been very expensive, prices are beginning to drop and caps are being lifted due to improved infrastructure and availability, making broadband more affordable than before. While SA trails behind most of the...

  • Social networking blocked by 72% of companies

    July 15, 2011 • SecurityComments Off on Social networking blocked by 72% of companies

    The ‘Global IT Security Risks’ survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab in partnership with B2B International, uncovered the employee activities that are most frequently restrivted. Social networks are seen as one of the greatest security threats, along with...