MultiChoice posts strong results, declares maiden dividend
The pay-TV operator’s financial highlights include 38% growth in core headline earnings to R2.5 billion, with consolidated free cash flow hitting R5.2 billion.
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.
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.
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.
Modern-day digital DVD store bypasses Netflix, Showmax
New SA content service, OGLE, offers video content with zero data charges and is aimed at a different demographic to traditional VOD players.
Pay-TV market to grow as MultiChoice weathers Netflix heat
The African and Middle East pay-TV market is expected to outpace all other major regions between 2017 and 2022, says GlobalData.
Netflix, Cell C's Black turn up the heat on MultiChoice
While the video-on-demand service is open to regulation in SA, Cell C's Black says the hype around Netflix is exaggerated.
Seven regulatory challenges for the telecom industry
Strand Consult discusses the top challenges, not only for operators but regulators as well.