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Nov 28, 2018  |  StarTimes Introduces ‘StarTimes ON’ For OTT Business

On 26th November, Africa’s front-running digital TV operator, StarTimes introduced a new brand for its OTT division, StarTimes ON, Africa’s leading online video streaming service, dedicated to offering the best entertainment and enriched experience. With the unveiling of StarTimes ON, ...


Oct 18, 2018  |  Nexflix Experiences Major Subscriber Growth - Globally!

Netflix Inc. is growing faster than ever and putting to bed doubts about its global prospects. The world’s largest paid online TV network added much more subscribers than expected in the third quarter. Netflix also announced that it looks forward ...


Oct 09, 2018  |  Seventy-Two Percent Of South Africans Will Choose Netflix

A recent survey conducted by MyBroadband revealed that 72% of the participants would choose Netflix over other competing products, including Showmax, DStv, and Amazon Prime. Netflix is available in South Africa from R99 per month. Netflix Premium, the most expensive ...


Oct 07, 2018  |  TelOne Launches DEOD Entertainment Service in Zimbabwe

TelOne, Zimbabwe’s state-owned telecommunications company, has secured a partnership with Discover Digital, to offer a streaming service called Digital Entertainment on Demand (DEOD). The service was launched on October 3 and will be competing with Netflix, Kwese’s Iflix and MultiChoice’s ...


South African Streaming TV Network To Operate In Tanzania

ZMTN, a South African based streaming TV Network that is already operating in 54 different countries is planning to begin rendering its services in Tanzania in December this year. The Zillionaire Mobile TV Network’s Revolt Decoder boasts over 300 free ...

Netflix About To Launch Interactive TV shows

Netflix streaming service will be rolling out specials that will let viewers choose their desired storyline in a TV episode or movie. The first of these projects is expected to be released by the end of this year. In one ...

Comcast’s Stages A More Than $US40Billion Response To Netflix

Since the whirlwind rise of Netflix jump-started the online-TV revolution, media executives have been conflicted about how to respond. These executives have been wondering if it is better to own must-see programming or the conduits that deliver it to millions ...

Netflix Is Finally Paying Attention To Africa’s Largest Movie Industry - Nollywood.

The global streaming service, Netflix, is investing US$8 billion in Nigeria’s Nollywood movie industry - according to several industry sources. Netflix is reportedly buying worldwide rights to the first-ever original Nigerian film, Lionheart - a comedy starring some of Nollywood’s ...

MultiChoice (South Africa) Under Pressure As DStv Platform Struggles - Looks To Cut Jobs

Up to 200 employees face the risk of losing their jobs at Multichoice, South Africa due to the effects of increased competition in the video entertainment industry. The Sunday Times (a leading South African newspaper) reports that South Africa’s leading ...

South Africa: Cell C's Black Video Streaming Gaining Ground And Market Share

Cell C's video streaming platform seems to be gaining popularity in South Africa. According to data released for the last quarter (by the company), indications are that it is experiencing huge upwards swing in subscribers to the service on a ...

Netflix Is Seeking Local Heroes In South Africa

Popular streaming service Netflix will soon begin the streaming of a new hero series titled "A love letter to Heroes and Culture" inspired by an American Web series titled Luke Cage, a production of leading entertainment powerhouse, Marvel Studios.   ...

MTN, StarTimes Allies To Launch TV App in Uganda

Leading telecoms operator MTN Uganda has announced its collaboration with the Chinese owned pay-tv company, StarTimes Uganda to offer special promotional MTN TV bundles for viewers to watch StarTimes channels for as low as $0.51 US (for two hours) and ...

Amazon Video Acquires English Premier League Streaming Rights For 3 Years

Amazon Video Acquires English Premier League Streaming Rights For 3 Years The English Premier League and tech giant Amazon.com has announced that from 2019, exclusive and live matches including weekly highlights will be available on Amazon's Prime Video platform in ...

Nigeria: StarTimes Introduces Video Streaming Service Ahead Of Russia 2018

One of Africa’s largest pay-TV service provider, StarTimes is launching a video streaming App which will enable Nigerians to Subscribe to "ON Sport" to watch all 64 World Cup matches Live and in HD.  According to the company, from 7th ...