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Content Services  |  "King Of Joburg", A Netflix Series Goes On General Release In December 2020

Netflix has announced the date of December 4 for the general release of its latest African original show, the South Africa based series "King of Joburg". Produced by the South African company Ferguson Films, "King of Joburg" is billed as ...
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Content Streaming Services  |  Netflix Shares Take A Tumble As Demand Goes South!

Shares in Netflix - global streaming giant - experienced a massive sell-off during Wednesday trading after the company reported that it would miss its projections for subscribers, engendering new uncertainty about its ability to sustain current growth trajectory as competition ...
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South Africa: Govt. Ministry Explores TV License Fees Payment By Netflix Subscribers

The South African government department in charge of communications has requested that the regulations surrounding TV Licensing in the country to be reviewed and possibly changed to include payment by users of streaming services platforms like Netflix.   The rationale ...

Netflix Announces New Slates Of Original Films Out Of Nigeria

Netflix plans to ramp up its offering for local content in Africa went up another notch as it announces that it has commissioned a slew of original films and series and signed new deals with producers and distributors from the ...

Netflix Looking To Boost Subscribers In Africa With More Content And A Mobile Plan

Netflix, the global streaming giant, has decided to revamp its market development strategy in Africa as it looks to move beyond servicing only the wealthy segment to targeting the broader market. It plans to do this with its 'mobile-only' subscription ...

South Africa: Netflix Tests Cheaper Mobile-Only Pricing Plan, Attempts To Undercut Showmax's Pricing

Netflix announced it is now testing a mobile-only pricing plan that will cost its subscribers in South Africa only 39 Rands (US$2.50). Industry watchers find this an interesting move and could be an attempt to undercut Multichoice Showmax mobile-only price ...

British Royals Prince Harry And Meghan In Multi-Million US$ Production Deal With Netflix

Streaming giant Netflix has announced a multi-year, multi-million US dollars production output deal with the Queen of England's grandson and his wife (Prince Harry and Meghan). It's to be recalled that Harry and Meghan rejected being continued part of the ...

Netflix Drives For New Subscribers - Offer Free Titles As Marketing Ploy

Global streaming giant Netflix is driving to add more to its existing 190+ million subscribers globally and has decided to offer ten free-to-watch titles to entice new subscribers. Netflix has set up a dedicated free-to-watch page that would help with ...

Netflix Removes "Offensive" Promotional Image Of Cuties After Online Protest

Video streaming giant, Netflix, has been forced to remove a promotional image showing pre-teen girls posing in skimpy outfits for its new film called Cuties. The BBC reported that the French drama, with its trailer, sparked a significant amount of ...

Netflix Executives Answer Questions On How They Operate In Nigeria And Across Africa!

After a spate of activities which saw Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandon visiting Nigeria, and the launch of a handful of Nigerian-produced original series, several industry watchers have been wondering what Netflix's big plan is for the Nigerian and ...

Netflix Renews Season Two Of SA's Teen Drama Series, Blood and Water

Gambit Films Production has announced it could soon start production on the second season of the South African series - Blood and Water, following an order by Netflix.   Further to the show's apparent success with season one - which ...

Netflix Signs Original Content Deal With Nigerian Producer, Mo Abudu

Seasoned Nigerian producer - Ms Mo Abudu - has announced she has a content production deal with the mega streaming platform Netflix. As part of their agreement, Mo Abudu is set to produce for Netflix the adaptation of the classic ...