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.
Government makes provision for virtual learning during lockdown
The ICT and education departments join forces to minimise disruption to the education system during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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.
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.
Minister lifts lid on ad spend of her dept, entities
ICT-charged ministries paid over R13 million on ads in three years.
SABC aspires to take on Netflix, Showmax in OTT space
Analysts believe SABC must sort out its liquidity issues, business model and content before it challenges the established players.
R1bn set-top box stock sitting at USAASA warehouses
The agency’s acting CEO looks to distribute a million set-top boxes, which are costing government R56 million annually in storage fees.
SABC, Etv shows now have dedicated online video service
Viu, a video-on-demand 'freemium' service dedicated to SABC and Etv productions, makes its debut in the South African market.
Mechatronics, coding and robotics initiative for schools
Africa Teen Geeks and the Gauteng education department will introduce these skills in Tshwane schools from January 2019.