Streaming Services

Jun 10, 2021  |  'Rattlesnake: the Ahanna Story' Joins Netflix Catalogue

'Rattlesnake: the Ahanna Story' joins the increasing list of Nollywood titles on subscription-driven streaming service Netflix. The movie by Award-winning movie producer Charles Okpaleke's Play Network Studios is about Ahanna Okolo choosing to steal his always desired life. Ramsey Nouah ...


Jan 28, 2021  |  Showmax Launches New Originals, Offers 3 for 1 Deal To Subscribers Across Africa

MultiChoice's entertainment platform, Showmax, has announced that it is offering new subscribers a deal that means when they pay for a one-month subscription, they will be awarded two additional months. The company says the offer will be across Showmax, Showmax ...


Jan 19, 2021  |  OTT Streaming: Multichoice's Mzansi Magic And Showmax Now Available to Stream

Multichoice's most popular channels on the DSTV platform will now be available to live stream will now be available on Showmax. The company has announced. This is a live testing experiment that Showmax is trying out, and it will enable ...


Jan 11, 2021  |  Streaming: OTT Services Across Africa Expected To Generate US$1.73 Billion By 2026

Analysis from Digital TV Research has indicated that by the year 2026, OTT television streaming and video-on-demand services across Africa will be generating upwards of US$1.73 billion to providers. This, if it comes true, will represent and exponential growth from ...


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 ...

Streaming: Discovery Plus Enters North Africa In Partnership With Starzplay

Discovery says it has entered into a strategic partnership with Starzplay (the video-on-demand (VOD) player to help it bring its newly launched Discovery Plus platform to many countries in the Middle East and North Africa region.   According to press ...

Discovery+ To Join Crowding Global Streaming Space With Next Year's Roll-Out

Discovery Inc. during a virtual media event last Wednesday announced it is ready to launch its streaming service platform - 'Discovery+'. The platform is planned to debut in the US on the 4th of January, followed after that by a ...

YouTube Asks Artists To Apply For A Share Of US$100 Million Black Voices Fund

YouTube is asking content creators and artists across Africa to tap into the available grants from its US 100 million dollars Black Voices Fund. The fund was launched to support black artists and creators of content and help them promote ...