MultiChoice, Phuthuma Nathi in share swap deal

Analysts welcome the share exchange deal, despite the challenges faced by the pay-TV company.

11 Oct

Streaming giant Netflix’s market share slumps

A new report on global subscription video-on-demand platforms says Netflix’s market dominance is declining but it remains a leader in original content.

Sep 4, 2019

MTN, MultiChoice close shops amid xenophobic violence

In the interest of safeguarding customers and staff, the companies close some outlets in SA, Nigeria and Zambia.

Aug 16, 2019

Calls for caution on tense SA, Nigeria relations

Nigerian entrepreneur McEva Temofe urges caution in dealing with tensions between SA and Nigeria, following an ultimatum imposed by a Nigerian student association.

Aug 12, 2019

Nigerian students demand MTN, MultiChoice leave the country

South African businesses operating in Nigeria, including MultiChoice and MTN, have been given seven days to leave the West African nation.

Aug 1, 2019

MultiChoice to merge digital assets as OTT race intensifies

The pay-TV operator looks to consolidate DStv Now and Showmax, after facing stiff competition from Netflix, Amazon Video, Facebook and iFlix.

Jul 9, 2019

Eskom chairman joins MultiChoice board

The pay-TV operator names Jabu Mabuza and Fatai Adegboyega Sanusi as independent non-executive directors.

Jul 5, 2019

Sportscaster Marawa finds home on YouTube

Within hours of Robert Marawa’s tweeted announcement, 78 000 people had watched the video post, 7 000 people liked the post and 2 600 had retweeted it.


MultiChoice halts job cuts, allows CCMA to engage workers

The MultiChoice job cuts have been halted for now, to allow the CCMA to lead the process, starting with consultations this Friday.

Jun 25, 2019

Quality content will save MultiChoice from OTT disruptors

Analysts say MultiChoice should consider entering into new content partnerships to grow its streaming services and increase its appeal to customers.

Jun 23, 2019

Massive job cuts loom at MultiChoice call centre

The company will enter into a consultation process with 2 194 employees within customer care and the walk-in centres.

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