MultiChoice invests R4.5m in community TV stations
Each of the selected stations, Bay TV, Soweto TV and Tshwane TV, will use R1.5 million funding for the creation of fresh content.
Netflix, Showmax numbers surge on COVID-19 lockdown
Video-streaming interest rises locally and globally, in some instances doubling from pre-COVID-19 crisis peaks.
DSTV opens dedicated news channels as COVID-19 spreads
The pay-TV operator offers 14 dedicated news channels across packages, which it hopes will help in stopping the spread of the coronavirus.
Industry body wants MultiChoice prosecuted over DTV ‘shenanigans’
NAMEC launches a scathing attack on the giant pay-TV operator over accusations levelled against it at the state capture inquiry.
Government eyes ‘radical’ digital TV awareness campaign
The communications ministry engages local electronics manufacturers, as it looks to accelerate its digital migration project.
Yunus Carrim drops MultiChoice digital TV bombshell
The former communications minister tells the State Capture Inquiry that MultiChoice took a hard-line stance against the rollout of signal encryption.
Accused Internet streaming services pirate gets R2k bail
SAPS arrest a suspect in Cape Town for selling pirate Internet streaming devices and online content subscriptions.
MultiChoice posts strong results with R25.7bn revenue
The pay-TV operator’s revenue goes up 4% despite facing pressure from over-the-top players.
TV streaming wars intensify as Apple TV+ launches in SA
MultiChoice’s high prices and an increasing number of unhappy customers will lead to viewers switching to the new Apple TV+, predict analysts.