ShowMax gets into the content game
The Naspers-owned subsidiary will create its own exclusive TV shows to keep steaming subscribers on the platform.
Internet access has traditionally been the domain of the better off, but there are ways around the challenge of affording access to all.
Future TV enters SA's VOD battleground
The start-up provides South African viewers with access to the world's online streaming services through one device - a TV decoder.
Samsung and ShowMax partner to boost VOD
The agreement will see all 2015 Samsung smart TV buyers receiving a three-month subscription to ShowMax.
Fibre unlocks VOD in SA
Rapid roll-out of fibre-optic broadband in upmarket South African neighbourhoods has attracted multiple video streaming services.
Neotel CEO, CFO probed for corruption
Corruption allegations see Sunil Joshi and Steven Whiley placed on "special leave".
Vodacom plans outsourcing to cut costs
The operator will outsource maintenance, raising union concerns amid a strike by workers at competitor MTN.
'Apple effect' to boost SA music streaming
The company brings legitimacy and 'sexiness' to a service that has yet to capture the mass market in SA.
Cell C buyout promo stirs controversy
The operator claims phenomenal success, but says "certain operators" are not playing fair.
Expect more OTT partnerships
Over-the-top players like WhatsApp and Facebook are taking over, and operators will have no choice but to explore joint ventures.
Vodacom reacts to slam banners
The operator resolves a signal issue after an aggrieved customer erects a series of banners castigating the company's handling of his complaint.?