Comms ministry’s ‘on-demand’ services policy moves to next phase
The department confirms the April commencement of public hearings for the policy framework of over-the-top and video-on-demand services, among others.
Senior SA lawyer joins WEF 4IR centre in San Francisco
Ashlin Perumall is now a member of the blockchain and digital currency working group, which researches legal and policy issues on central bank digital currencies.
Phuthuma Nathi sitting on R207m unclaimed dividends
MultiChoice’s empowerment vehicle says the dividends rightfully belong to these shareholders and it would like to find them to pay out their money.
MultiChoice invests R26m in bursary programme
The pay-TV operator is offering 236 students from local institutions an opportunity to benefit from its 2021 MultiChoice bursary programme.
DStv adds Amazon Prime Video
Prime Video joins a list of streaming services and apps available on the Explora Ultra, including Showmax, Box Office, Netflix and Joox.
2020 in review
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the technology industry continued to thrive, with worldwide growth of 4% predicted for 2021.
Datacentrix Forum focuses on the essence of digital transformation
The interactive virtual forum was held with technology partner Dell Technologies and hosted by Aki Anastasiou.
Start-up LetMeIn.to secures R2.2m funding
The local firm raises R2.2 million in funding from an impact investor to scale up and expand its visitor and access management platform.
China suspends Ant Group listing
Ant Group’s planned $37 billion initial public offering in China and Hong Kong was suspended with just days to go.
Public outcry over proposed TV licences for Netflix, Showmax
Government’s draft policy on the licensing of video-on-demand content services viewable on smart devices is met with much resistance from the public.
MultiChoice picks up R1.3bn stake in Nigeria's BetKing
The company acquires a 20% stake in the Nigerian online sports betting company, with the potential for a further R500 million investment.