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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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Apple mulling original online television shows: report
Apple mulling original online television shows: report

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple is dabbling with the idea of making online television programming in a move that would challenge established players such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, according to show-business magazine Variety...

2 Sep 2015 12:23

New video on demand service - ShowMax
New video on demand service - ShowMax

ShowMax, a new video on demand service, launched in South Africa on 19 August 2015. It represents a step-change in the range of video entertainment content available to consumers in South Africa...

24 Aug 2015 08:47



M-Net stars Algoa FM's Power Couple - Algoa FM
M-Net stars Algoa FM's Power Couple

Algoa FM's Power Couple, Juran Banfield and Juanita De Andrade, will star in M-Net's new prime time reality show that starts on Thursday, 10 September on M-Net Channel 101...

Issued by Algoa FM 21 Aug 2015 11:22

The Win A Home show is back - Private Property
The Win A Home show is back

With a brand new presenter, Khanya Siyengo, and an extended hour-long slot, the Win A Home show, brought to you once again by Private Property, is bigger and better than ever...

Issued by Private Property 21 Aug 2015 08:03

Chris Moerdyk
CNN's unintended irritating consequences

Christiane Amanpour, Hala Gorani, Richard Quest, Becky Anderson, Michael Holmes and South Africa's own CNN anchor, Robyn Curnow, are all journalists of the highest order. Professional and dedicated...

By Chris Moerdyk 20 Aug 2015 09:33

Hisense sponsors sports programmes on CTV
Hisense sponsors sports programmes on CTV

Hisense sponsors sports programmes on Cape Town TV has come on board as technical sponsor for two independently produced sports shows on Cape Town TV: Cape Rugby TV and Sports Federation TV.

19 Aug 2015 08:36

South Africa first to launch all three of BBC Worldwide's new global brands
South Africa first to launch all three of BBC Worldwide's new global brands

South Africa is the first country in the world to launch all three of BBC Worldwide's new global brands - BBC Brit, BBC Earth and BBC First...

15 Aug 2015 13:17

DTT state of readiness update
DTT state of readiness update

The Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) team will present a progress report on digital migration to the Portfolio Committee on Communications as well as Telecommunications and Postal Services in Parliament.

12 Aug 2015 09:12

Whisking, blending and baking in Clover's Little Big Cook Off: Wild Card - Clover
Whisking, blending and baking in Clover's Little Big Cook Off: Wild Card

Things got wild in the fifth episode of Clover's Little Big Cook Off Season 2, with teams Purple Pumpkin, El Shaddai, Colourful Tangy Twist, and Sisters in Action returning for their second chance..

Issued by Clover 11 Aug 2015 09:47

Cult satirist Stewart retires from 'Daily Show'
Cult satirist Stewart retires from 'Daily Show'

NEW YORK, USA: Not even Barack Obama wants to see him go. But after informing and entertaining American viewers for 16 years, Jon Stewart will present his final episode of "The Daily Show" on Thursday.

4 Aug 2015 08:15

Cape Town TV and 1KZN TV resign from Act-SA
Cape Town TV and 1KZN TV resign from Act-SA

Cape Town TV and 1KZN TV have resigned from the Association of Community Television - South Africa (Act-SA), citing unbridgeable differences with the initiative...

31 Jul 2015 10:00

Clarkson leads Top Gear team to Amazon for new show
Clarkson leads Top Gear team to Amazon for new show

LONDON - British television presenter Jeremy Clarkson, dropped from hit BBC motoring show Top Gear for punching a producer, will make a new series about cars for Amazon Prime, the streaming service announced on Thursday...

31 Jul 2015 08:26

[CEM Africa Summit]: Keeping your customers connected
[CEM Africa Summit]: Keeping your customers connected

CEM Africa Summit attendees ate popcorn during a presentation by Elouise Kelly, head of marketing at SABC, following afternoon tea on the second day. The popcorn was fitting as she spoke of all things advertising and entertainment-centric...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Jul 2015 06:00

CNBC Africa launches Kicking Doors with Sbu Leope
CNBC Africa launches Kicking Doors with Sbu Leope

CNBC Africa, in collaboration with Sbu Leope and Leadership 2020, has announced the launch of a new show, Kicking Doors with Sbu Leope , designed to educate and inspire growth amongst the 'billionaire generation' in Africa...

29 Jul 2015 12:00

TV and Twitter, increasing viewing experience
TV and Twitter, increasing viewing experience

A study by Nielsen revealed that 85% of South African Twitter users access their accounts through their mobile devices and that 64% of these mobile users consume Twitter content while watching TV...

24 Jul 2015 12:35

SA to benefit from Chinese workshop on radio, TV
SA to benefit from Chinese workshop on radio, TV

PRETORIA: A Chinese workshop on development and management of radio and television media for developing countries which starts this week is a joint effort to enhance cooperation and friendship between South Africa and China.

22 Jul 2015 10:49

'Just dump SA digital TV migration'
'Just dump SA digital TV migration'

South Africa's adoption of digital terrestrial television (DTT) should be carefully evaluated and perhaps even dumped, says an industry insider.

By Duncan Alfreds 14 Jul 2015 11:38

Local content needed for DTT
Local content needed for DTT

South Africans have been watching a lot of international television content and this should change once the country switches off its analogue signal and moves to a digital broadcasting system...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 14 Jul 2015 08:26

Discussing the future of media
Discussing the future of media

The Future of Media Conference is now in its fourth year, and is set to take place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 21 July. The programme encompasses both a worldwide and a local perspective...

13 Jul 2015 13:36

Red Cherry Media increases conversion of leads to 40% for Old Mutual TV campaign - Red Cherry Media
Red Cherry Media increases conversion of leads to 40% for Old Mutual TV campaign

Old Mutual incorporated Red Cherry's interactive tops/tails on TV for their 2in1 savings campaign...

Issued by Red Cherry Media 10 Jul 2015 08:14

Citizens warned against bogus DTT training centres
Citizens warned against bogus DTT training centres

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has warned the public about bogus training centres which purport to offer short courses on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) set-top box installation.

8 Jul 2015 10:03

TCM puts Guerilla in leading role for re-launch across Africa
TCM puts Guerilla in leading role for re-launch across Africa

TCM was once the home of 'oldies-but-goodies' like Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, and They Died with Their Boots On, bringing these and other classics to viewers across the continent. But just as much as times have changed, so too has the channel's offering...

Issued by Guerilla Tactic Media 6 Jul 2015 09:04

SABC to tell truth 'with balanced perspective' - CEO
SABC to tell truth 'with balanced perspective' - CEO

New SABC chief executive officer Frans Matlala said the public broadcaster going forward will tell the truth but will also be "balancing the perspective"...

By Thinus Ferreira 3 Jul 2015 12:05

DTT switch off date announced when all system are in place
DTT switch off date announced when all system are in place

Government will announce the date to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting signals once all systems are in place, including the five million free Set Top Boxes (STBs) to poor households, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

By Nthambeleni Gabara 3 Jul 2015 10:22

DTT to provide opportunity to restructure SA's ICT
DTT to provide opportunity to restructure SA's ICT

The implementation of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) will provide great potential to restructure South Africa's ICT infrastructure...

30 Jun 2015 08:08

Court rules that government DTT policy stands - e.tv
Court rules that government DTT policy stands

E.tv is disappointed with the North Gauteng High Court's dismissal of their application to review aspects of Government's DTT Policy, but is still committed to the roll-out of DTT and other digital platforms...

Issued by e.tv 29 Jun 2015 11:06

SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline
SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline

WALVIS BAY, NAMIBIA: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries that are still using the analogue broadcasting signal are committed to migrate to digital broadcasting by June 2016...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 29 Jun 2015 09:05

Insights from the Festival of Media Global 2015
Insights from the Festival of Media Global 2015

The Festival of Media Global 2015 took place in Rome and was awash with the cream of the media crop, media network CEOs, TV conglomerate heads and procurement and media managers from large brands the world around...

By John Beale 29 Jun 2015 06:09

Minister welcomes court ruling on set-top boxes
Minister welcomes court ruling on set-top boxes

WALVIS BAY: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has welcomed the North Gauteng High Court's ruling to dismiss an application by etv over set-top box (STB) encryption...

25 Jun 2015 16:25

Future of media conference with international, local input
Future of media conference with international, local input

Head of the global WPP marketing and advertising, Sir Martin Sorrell, has given Jeremy Maggs an exclusive interview with valuable and exclusive insights from one of the most powerful people in the world in brand building...

22 Jun 2015 12:36

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