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Broadcast Regulation  |  South Africa: Netflix Adds Age Rating Restrictions To Content As Per Regulations

Most, if not all of Netflix's content accessible in South Africa, are now being labelled with age and maturity rating restrictions that would bring them in line with the South Africa Films and Publications Board (FPB)'s standards and requirements.   ...
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Audio Tech  |  Audio Streaming: Netflix Gives Android Users Major Audio Upgrade

Streaming giant, Netflix has announced a major audio upgrade for its customers using the Android mobile app. The invention will make the sound better and make it more clear, plus it will reduce buffering. According to the statement that Netflix ...
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International: Netflix Surpasses 200 Million Subscribers

Global streaming service Netflix has reached a significant milestone this week, they topped subscriber growth expectations in the past quarter and surpassed the 200 million mark in subscribers worldwide. This achievement comes as most of the world is confined at ...

Netflix Announces 70 New Star-Packed Original Films For 2021

In a time in history where the movie theatre industry is struggling to make ends meet because of the global pandemic of COVID-19, international streaming service has taken advantage of the gap caused by the pandemic. On Tuesday, Netflix Inc. ...

Streaming Providers To Carry 30% Local Content in SA - Minister

South African Communications and Digital Technologies minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has unpacked her department’s plans to enforce local content quotas on streaming services such as Netflix. The minister outlined that while responding to a recent written parliament Q&A, Ndabeni-Abraham said that ...

Streaming: Does Netflix UK's Price Increases Mean Other Market Regions Can Expect Same?

Netflix, the international streaming behemoth, has recently announced that its customers in the United Kingdom will be paying more to access its content and services from February 2021. According to the new plan pricing, Netflix's standard access plan will now ...

Netflix Cancels Season 2 Of 'Queen Sono' - An Original South African Production

Netflix has announced, abruptly, that it has cancelled its agreed renewal deal for the second season of the South African original drama series "Queen Sono".  Kagiso Lediga, director at Diprente Films (the producer of Queen Sono), expressed his disappointment and ...

"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 ...

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 ...

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 ...