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OTT - Internet TV  |  Kwese To Drive Its OTT And Video Streaming Services Across Africa

Kwese TV, Africa's Pay-TV broadcaster has chosen Alpha Networks to deliver its over-the-top (OTT) services. These will include Kwese's TV App across Africa and Kwese Play  TV in South Africa. According to sources close to the matter, Alpha Networks’ responsibility ...
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OTT - Internet TV  |  Report: Africa's OTT TV Revenue To Reach USD640 Million By 2022

An new industry report from Digital TV has stated that the OTT TV and video market in Sub-Saharan Africa is set to reach USD 640 Million by the year 2022. According to Mr Simon Murray, Principal Analyst at Digital TV ...
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Data Center Business In Africa Not Driven By OTT/VOD But By Financial Services

Broadcast Media Africa understands that the main reason why data centre development are still lagging in Africa is because most of the online video data consumed in Africa are hosted in data centres across Europe. This issue has been highlighted ...

SES Delivers TV And Media Services To 325 Million Homes

Recently released figures showed that SES (the leading Satellite services company) helped deliver TV and media services to more than 1 billion people (325 million households) around the globe. The industry report breaks down SES service delivery global coverage till ...

20th Century Fox TV’s DreamWorks Animated films to be distributed In Africa By Nuvu

20th Century Fox TV’s DreamWorks Animation films are set to be distributed by Ericsson’s Nuvu.   Thorsten Sauer, Head of Broadcast and Media Services at Ericsson said Ericsson is growing Nuvu its new SVOD service, via this partnership.  The deal ...

INTERVIEW: "Internationally Tested Formats With Local Talent Is Key To OTT Content Success"

The CEO of ZEE TV in Africa, Mr Harish Goyal, spoke to Broadcasting Media Africa about key issues in relation to the exploding OTT TV and Video On Demand services accross Africa, looking at factors that may influence and ultimately determine ...

Hoping To Gain An Edge With Local flavours - Will Showmax Taking On Netflix?

ShowMax, Africa’s biggest entertainment company may be challenging the Netflix, the world’s largest video-on-demand service is in battle for Africa’s favourite VOD service. It's Netflix vs. Showmax in Africa. The battle to be Africa’s favourite video-on-demand service does show an ...

Local Content Distribution Networks (CDN) - Video Streaming With A 1Mbps Line.

The idea that you need to have a fibre line or a 2Mbps line or higher to stream reasonably quality video has been debunked by Discover Digital, a South African video-on-demand services provider. The company is currently setting up a ...

Ericsson Bags Content From Fox Television For Its Nuvu VOD Platform

Ericsson has announced a long-term content deal with 20th Century Fox for its subscription video-on-demand platform - Nuvu. With this deal, Nuvu content catalogue will now include some good Hollywood content title like Planet of the Apes, The Fault in ...

Netflix Offers Download-To-Watch-Later Feature For Users In Africa

Netflix, the global market leader for VOD and Internet TV, has responded to the peculiar challenges faced in by users in Africa by announcing that its subscribers on the continent can now download movies and series for offline viewing. With ...

SA's Discover Digital To Provide OTT Facility For Sports Content

Discover Digital, a Over-the-top (OTT) TV provider has annouced a "break-through" solution that will "change the face of traditional sport broadcasting". The company's Managing Director, Mr Stephen Watson in a statement commented " Now, sports bodies can stream live coverage ...

OTT TV: Starz Play's expansion plan across Africa

Starz Play, a VOD and OTT TV provider in the Middle East and North Africa, is planning to offer its services to the rest of sub-Saharan Africa. A high-profile industry source, quoting the CEO of Starz Play Arabia - Maaz ...