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Video-On-Demand  |  Netflix South Africa’s Speeds Are Among The Slowest Globally

Netflix has revealed that on its ISP Speed Index for December 2018, South Africa still very low in the rankings. South Africa’s achieved an average ISP speed of 2.63Mbps in December, an increase over the previous month’s average. Despite the ...
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Film and Cinema  |  Nollywood Reaps Box Office Returns As It Shifts Focus From Movie Quantity To Quality

Nigeria’s Nollywood movie industry has always been known for its volume of production that is ranked behind only India’s Bollywood. The emphasis on low-budget and high-volume production helped Nollywood movies become widely popular at home and all over Africa, but ...
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MultiChoice And Startimes Worried About Netflix Entry Into Nigeria

Pay-TV companies, StarTimes and MultiChoice, are concerned about the threat that the Nigerian TV scene might be under with the involvement of global streaming service, Netflix. Affected by Netflix’s rapidly growing popularity among African viewers, MultiChoice -Africa’s largest pay-TV operator, ...

Netflix Rival Iflix Walks Away From Africa Business To Focus On Asia

Iflix, the Netflix competitor that’s backed by Sky, is leaving Africa to pay more attention to its business in Asia. The Malaysia-based company announced that it had sold off the last remaining shares in its Africa business — Kwesé Iflix ...

Netflix To Roll Out Its First African Original Series

Netflix has kick-started the production of its very first African original series, a move that its stars say is going to change the game for all artists on the African continent. According to Variety, Queen Sono will have its global ...

Netflix Beats All Satellite TV To The Ground

When Netflix touched down in South Africa on 6 January 2016, it marked the end of MultiChoice’s uncontested dominance in the country’s premium video entertainment market. No longer would DStv’s sole competitors be small digital satellite TV startups that had ...

Netflix Invests In Original African Content

African subscribers of Netflix will be thrilled to learn that Netflix is about to deliver more local options of shows to enjoy. The global streaming giant has confirmed that it has decided to order original series from Africa next year ...

Netflix South Africa – Fair Value For Money

Comparitech has unveiled the outcomes of research done on which countries pay the least and the most for Netflix, based on their monthly subscription fee and the amount of content made available in their area. Seventy-eight countries were analysed, using ...

Netflix Picks Up Chiwetel Ejiofor's New Film

Netflix is on a spending spree yet again, and this time it has acquired the latest film by the Oscar nominee and BAFTA winner Chiwetel Ejiofor. Ejiofor, who is better known for 12 Years a Slave, ventured into his directorial ...

Netflix Considers More Affordable Price Plans

Netflix Inc. has announced that it is thinking about testing a lower-priced version of its film and television streaming service in some markets to boost sales. In an interview the CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings said that the company hasn’t ...

Netflix Launches Six New Animated Programmes

Netflix has rolled out an exciting selection of animated event programming – both original series and feature films. The list includes six new shows, which will join the other seven projects that had already been announced. This is the plan ...

Netflix To Sell Off $2 Billion In Bonds To Fund New Shows

Netflix is once again turning to the junk-bond market to help fund its extravagant spending on original TV shows and movies. The video-streaming giant, which has countless hit TV shows is selling off $2 billion of senior unsecured bonds in ...