Amazon, Microsoft, Zoom, Tesla billionaires see wealth surge
Technology billionaires Jeff Bezos, Eric Yuan, Elon Musk and Steve Ballmer see their net worth grow by over $1 billion each during the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
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.
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.
OTT innovation urged ahead of Disney+, Apple TV+ launch
Local over the top service providers must find innovative ways to ward off international competition, says Nozi Dikgale, media analyst at Africa Analysis.
Tech stars on the Academy’s open source red carpet
Apple and Microsoft join some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry as members of the Academy Software Foundation.
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.