Disney+ puts South Africa on its expansion radar
The Walt Disney-owned video-on-demand streaming service will reportedly be available locally come 2022.
SA consumers to reap benefits of streaming services influx
Industry analysts anticipate further growth in South Africa’s video-streaming market, as more players expand their footprint locally.
DStv gains traction with Netflix, Amazon Prime add-ons
The pay-TV video entertainment giant sees growth in subscribers accessing third-party streaming services through its platform.
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.
Telkom takes on SA’s streaming players with new service
The telco prepares to launch its TelkomONE video-on-demand streaming service, inviting content creators to contribute fresh local content.
MultiChoice takes war to Netflix with new tech
The pay-TV giant responds aggressively to video streaming services by harnessing the power of technology innovation to improve its digital user-experience.
MultiChoice’s Netflix move: If you can’t beat them, join them
Faced with stiff competition from overseas streaming services, the pay-TV operator is looking to add Netflix and Amazon video content.
SA viewers show appetite for VOD services with local content
Audiences turn to video streaming provider Viu to catch up on the latest episodes of their favourite locally-produced dramas and soapies.
Huawei takes on SA's streaming players with new VOD service
The on-demand streaming service launches in SA, offering TV series, documentaries and news via Huawei’s mobile devices.
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.
Low subscriber numbers and debt kill Cell C Black
Disappointing subscriber numbers and a poorly executed strategy led to the closure of Cell C’s streaming service, Black.