OTT - Internet TV

Nov 07, 2017  |  VOOV TV Launches A Social Media TV Platform In South Africa

Broadcast media Africa has learnt that South Africa will be getting its first-ever social media based TV platform. According to eNCA.com, VOOV TV is debuting as the first South African social media only streaming TV channel. The platform will allow ...


Aug 21, 2017  |  SuperSport Has No Immediate Plan To Offer "Streaming-Only" Service

Just as many major global media platforms are moving towards streaming-only access services, where consumers can access content online on an "over-the-top" (OTT) basis, SuperSport was also asked whether it would be going in that same direction anytime soon. According ...


Jun 26, 2017  |  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 ...


May 09, 2017  |  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 ...


African Shows And Productions Doing Well As Web Series

Internet television is 'exploding' and is set to be the biggest rival to traditional TV networks, according to the online magazine Africa.com. Many African filmmakers are now going to the web to distribute their content. Africa.com did a round-up of ...

New Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD) Service To Launch In SA

Discover Digital SA has announced it will be launching a new 'internet-only' entertainment platform - Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD). The new platform, according to the company, will be Africa's first converged TV service delivered solely over the internet. The ...

YouTube To Deliver 'Regional' Content With New Live OTT TV Service.

YouTube has launched YouTube TV, a live TV streaming service that offers regional sports and cable networks. The service also provides cloud DVR with no storage limits with simultaneous recording and streamed to any and all devices. With a membership ...

Zee Africa Headlined At International Summit On OTT And VOD Summit 2017

At the recently concluded international summit on OTT TV and VOD Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa, Zee Africa headlined the show with a presentation on "Scenarios for a viable Local and Regional Content Discovery". Attended by the who is who ...

Facebook To Launch TV App - Globally.

Facebook recently announced that it would launch a new television app enabling them to compete with traditional TV channels and the likes of Youtube. The app will be available from app stores for  Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung ...

Vodacom To Help Showmax Launch ShowMax Select

ShowMax and Vodacom recently launched ShowMax Select exclusively to Vodacom subscribers. For only R45 per month, customers will receive access to ShowMax’s comprehensive catalogue of Tv shows and movies. ShowMax Select has a particular focus on local content with over ...

TRACEPlus Streaming & Video Download Platform Unveiled By Airtel Nigeria

Africa’s top music media brand, TRACE is set to present a ‘free to browse’ video streaming and download platform - TRACEPlus. Nigeria’s telecommunications giant Airtel is said to be partnering with TRACE on this. Airtel Nigeria subscribers will have access ...

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 ...