Consumers winning as service providers battle for market
Consumers winning as service providers battle for market

According to The Free Market Foundation, Netflix has arrived in South Africa and its disruption has meant that DStv and M-Net have had to change their approach to package deals. Many DStv customers bemoan the fact that, to get channel 201 (rugby) for example, they have to purchase the full Premium package, which weighs in at a premium price. However, thousands of customers do not watch sport and here Netflix and ShowMax enter the picture.

3 days ago

Viceland comes to Africa through Kwesé TV
Viceland comes to Africa through Kwesé TV

Econet Media's Kwesé TV today announced it would be adding Viceland, the youth-focused lifestyle and culture channel from Vice Media, to its entertainment offering across sub-Saharan Africa. Content will be accessible on pay TV, Catch Up as well as the channel's official app available on Android and iOS.

3 days ago

BBC to challenge Netflix and Amazon for online market
BBC to challenge Netflix and Amazon for online market

LONDON: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Wednesday announced plans to take on Netflix and Amazon and make its iPlayer the top online TV service in Britain by 2020.

13 Jan 2017