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Video-On-Demand  |  Amazon Prime To Offer African Content To International VOD Audiences

Amazon Prime has revealed that it will be offering African content to international audiences on its video-on-demand platform. Long ago, international audiences battled to get access to African content, but the rebirth of African cinema and the rapid emergence of ...
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Content Services  |  MultiChoice's Showmax To Launch Its First Local Travel-Comedy Show ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’

The South African streaming service, Showmax has recently announced that its original show ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’ is in production and will soon be available to subscribers. ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’ is Showmax’s third original show after ‘The Girl from St Agnes’ ...
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Netflix To Reach 128 Million Subscribers And US$15 billion By 2022 - Report

Netflix, the global Video On Demand services behemoth is said to be on track to reach up to 130 million subscribers by 2022, with more of its users now coming from outside its home country - the United States. According ...

YouTube To Drive Further Into Original Content And Programming

YouTube, the global OTT TV giant, has announced that it will further focus on bringing blockbuster original content and programming to its platform, a move that will further pile the pressure to traditional TV. YouTube has decided to enter the ...

DEOD Signs Telecom Operator Partners In Zimbabwe and Zambia

In our previous report on DEOD - Africa's newest VOD platform - we asked whether the organisation has plans to roll-out across Africa. It turns out that they might do. Industry sources are saying that Discover Digital (owners of DEOD) ...

Netflix At 100 Million Subscribers, Acknowledges Competitive Pressure

Latest released figures show that Netflix currently has 98.7 million streaming subscribers. 50.8 million of these are in the United States and 47.9 million international customers. Despite the impressive growth numbers, Netflix says it is very aware of the competitive ...

Netflix Loses Company's Chief Product Officer Of 18 Years

Neil Hunt, the executive that has been in charge of Netflix's products development for upwards of 18 years, will be leaving the organisation, to be replaced by Greg Peters. According to Netflix, they have also parted ways with Tawni Cranz, ...

YouTube TV Goes Live In The US - Coming To Africa Soon!

Google's YouTube TV is now accessible to subscribers in the United States for a membership fee of USD 35 monthly. The cancel anytime package provides access to live feeds from FOX, ABC, CBS, ESPN, Comcast and many more TV and ...

Netflix To Bring 4k High Resolution Video To Platforms In Africa?

Netflix has announced that it is also growing the compatibility of its offering to now enable Firefox users on Linux to access its services. The company stated that this was just a tip of the iceberg since it had also ...

Streaming On DStv Now Increases By 90 percent

According to Multichoice, its 'DStv Now' service, which allows DSTV subscribers to stream live TV channels through the website or app, saw more than 4 million titles streamed in 2016. Over 38 percent of the streams was on web platforms, ...

Egypt: Orange And ICFLIX Partners On Online Streaming Service

ICFLIX, the North Africa and Middle East's online streaming service, is reportedly partnering with Orange in Egypt to bring authentic productions and digital content to mobile customers. Orange Egypt customers will be able to access unlimited Jazwood, Nollywood and Hollywood ...

Tuluntulu To Add Reuters Video To Its Streaming Platform

African mobile content platform, Tuluntulu, announced it will add videos from Reuters to its tNews4U channel. According to company's founder and managing director, Mr Pierre van der Hoven, he will keep adding quality international content to their offering to make ...