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.

Feb 24, 2021

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.

Feb 16, 2021

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.

Dec 15, 2020

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.

Dec 15, 2020

2020 in review

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the technology industry continued to thrive, with worldwide growth of 4% predicted for 2021.

Dec 9, 2020

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.

Dec 1, 2020

Start-up 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.

Nov 30, 2020

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.

Nov 13, 2020

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.

Nov 13, 2020

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.

Nov 12, 2020

DStv partners Netflix with Explora Ultra decoder launch

The Netflix app will be integrated into the new Explora Ultra to allow DStv customers the option to sign up or sign into their Netflix account.