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.
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.
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.
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.