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How household targeting can improve engagement
How household targeting can improve engagementArticle

It may be time to take advertising targets home. That's the word from a digital expert who believes many brands can benefit from targeting consumers literally where they live - at home...

Issued by VDX.tv 14 hours ago

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Africa Frontiers of Innovation series sheds light on studying African cinema & mediaArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has indisputably reshaped the current reality of businesses, industries and professions globally...

12 May 2021

South Africa's romcom revolution and how it reimagines Joburg
South Africa's romcom revolution and how it reimagines JoburgArticle

Netflix went live in South Africa on 6 January 2016. The arrival of the subscription-based content streaming service was a game changer for the country's film and television industry, as it had been for other countries...

Pier Paolo Frassinelli 4 May 2021

Fame Reel Africa 2021 to showcase continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainment
Fame Reel Africa 2021 to showcase continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainmentArticle

Fame Week Africa 2021 is set to showcase the continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainment from 13 to 15 September 2021...

25 Mar 2021

The future of content streaming across Africa and the Middle East
The future of content streaming across Africa and the Middle EastArticle

Despite challenges of internet access, sufficient data and internet download speeds, revenues generated from subscription video-on-demand service (SVOD) across Africa and the Middle East are set to triple...

Henry Windridge 18 Mar 2021

How LG's innovations are changing the way we live, work and play
How LG's innovations are changing the way we live, work and playArticle

LG is a company that uses innovation to not only make life easier, convenient and more entertaining but also to make 'life good'...

Issued by LG 11 Mar 2021

A moment of truth for radio
A moment of truth for radioArticle

Can radio stations overcome their fear of digital to create more interactive programming, attract more listeners and generate additional revenue?...

Anice Hassim, Issued by Fabrik 8 Mar 2021

Servicing a divided market
Servicing a divided marketArticle

Sikota Suuya Bones, media director at Dentsu Zambia, believes consumers and clients in his market are going to adapt to, adopt and combine new and old media to ride the wave of change...

Issued by Dentsu 15 Feb 2021

Bay TV rebrands to Mpuma Kapa TV
Bay TV rebrands to Mpuma Kapa TVArticle

Bay TV, Channel 260 on DStv is changing to a new name and launching their new brand of Mpuma Kapa TV...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Feb 2021

Streaming services, cinemas, and the rise of the home theatre
Streaming services, cinemas, and the rise of the home theatreArticle

While South African cinemas closed their doors for five months during lockdown, more movie lovers started watching blockbusters from the comfort of the couch, thanks to streaming services. Does this spell an end to the golden age of movie theatres - or the dawn of a new era for home theatre?

Lance Shaun Berger 2 Feb 2021

DStv adds Amazon Prime Video to its Explora UltraInBrief

DStv has added global streaming service Amazon Prime Video to its recently launched DStv Explora Ultra decoder...

22 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SA
#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SAArticle

The rollout of 5G in South Africa's urban centres is likely to be one of the most significant technology events of 2021...

Samantha Naidoo 21 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A renewed focus on community through exclusive content and livestreaming
#BizTrends2021: A renewed focus on community through exclusive content and livestreamingArticle

I'm not one to blow my own trumpet - well, not too much anyway - but all of the #BizTrends that I made last year came to fruition. A focus on independent artists, the rise of TikTok, the continued domination of streaming services - all featured prominently in shaping the global music scene...

Tecla Ciolfi 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Advertising and Covid-19
#BizTrends2021: Advertising and Covid-19Article

It is undeniable that the ongoing global pandemic has affected the advertising industry. It has upended the industry's current and future advertising campaign plans and prompted creatives to re-evaluate their strategies to better suit the changing landscape...

Sibusiso Sitole 29 Dec 2020

Stream Showmax without a subscription
Stream Showmax without a subscriptionArticle

Showmax has introduced a subscription-free streaming service in South Africa. Showmax Free features a hand-picked content slate that gives customers an opportunity to sample some of Showmax's award-winning entertainment...

Issued by Showmax 11 Nov 2020

Entertainment platform Monsooq launches in SA
Entertainment platform Monsooq launches in SAArticle

Monsooq does not require contracts or subscriptions. New visitors receive 60 minutes worth of free access to content, after which pricing is R2 per 30 minutes...

9 Nov 2020

Introducing the Toyota Starlet, a new compact budget car
Introducing the Toyota Starlet, a new compact budget carArticle

I spent a week testing the Toyota Starlet on both urban and freeway driving. Here's what I think about Toyota's new compact budget car...

Naresh Maharaj 21 Oct 2020

How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancing
How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancingArticle

'Jerusalema' by South African DJ and record producer, Master KG, featuring Nomcebo Zikode, has taken the world by storm as people around the world have now even created a dance challenge with the song...

Issued by Meltwater 14 Sep 2020

Is traditional shopping a thing of the past?
Is traditional shopping a thing of the past?Article

As e-commerce surges and the landscape continues to shift, will brick-and-mortar shopping fall by the wayside...

Issued by Lontana Apparel 3 Sep 2020

Life With Kelly Khumalo in the age of Covid-19: single parenting with two banned businesses
Life With Kelly Khumalo in the age of Covid-19: single parenting with two banned businessesArticle

"The woman that you see in front of you is self-made," says Kelly Khumalo in the opening sequence of her reality show, now streaming on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 7 Aug 2020

Implications of the Draft Films and Publications Amendment Regulations for online distributors
Implications of the Draft Films and Publications Amendment Regulations for online distributorsArticle

The draft Films and Publications Amendment Regulations 2020 (Regulations) which were recently published for public comment in South Africa, have significant implications for online distributors in their current form. The Regulations apply to the sale, hiring and streaming of content on various digital platforms in South Africa...

Janet MacKenzie and Reinhardt Biermann 30 Jul 2020

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Crazy times change behaviour. Forever.Article

Chris Botha, Group MD of Park Advertising says that despite the chaos there is more evidence that we will learn, overcome and possibly emerge from this crisis all the better...

Chris Botha 9 Jul 2020

What's new on Showmax in July
What's new on Showmax in JulyArticle

Detective procedurals, druidic fantasies, World War Two dramas - that's all brand-new on Showmax in July. Plus, new movies include a Jordan Peele horror and a wrestling comedy featuring The Rock, while on the local front there's a dark bingeable series and a film about Sophiatown...

Issued by Showmax 9 Jul 2020

Netflix has a new CMOPerson

1 Jul 2020

Startups graduate from Drone Start-Up Accelerator Programme
Startups graduate from Drone Start-Up Accelerator ProgrammeArticle

A group of startups graduated from a 20-week Drone Start-Up Accelerator Programme, which aimed to equip the businesses with the tools and skills needed to drive the adoption of drone technology in SA...

1 Jul 2020

5 predictions for the future of events
5 predictions for the future of eventsArticle

While spending many hours, days and weeks at home during the lockdown, the way we socialise and enjoy entertainment has significantly changed...

James Tagg 11 Jun 2020

SA's connectivity issue needs a boost
SA's connectivity issue needs a boostArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in South Africa's ICT networks and highlighted the challenges...

29 May 2020

GfK research: Lockdown gives South Africa's online consumers an opportunity to prioritise what really matters
GfK research: Lockdown gives South Africa's online consumers an opportunity to prioritise what really mattersArticle

The Covid-19 outbreak looks set to further deepen and accelerate a well-established trend towards 'cocooning' in South Africa as families stay home to keep safe and make better use of their finances...

Issued by GfK South Africa 21 May 2020

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The world of digital in uncertain timesArticle

With few warning signs, and in a mind-bending and staggering short space of time, the human species, in a fight for survival, has been jolted into a state of isolation and social distancing...

Mike van Eck 14 May 2020

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What business can learn from amapianoArticle

Sashin Pillay, digital growth consultant, Google Africa shares his thoughts on amapiano (specifically the Scorpion Kings) and what businesses can learn about customer-centricity...

Sashin Pillay 13 May 2020

One Day tourism campaign launched to inspire future travellers
One Day tourism campaign launched to inspire future travellersArticle

Wesgro has launched its One Day campaign to support the tourism industry in the Western Cape during the coronavirus crisis.

29 Apr 2020

Digital media specialist, Kriya Gangiah.
[Radio & Podcasts] Out-of-the-box thinking required when creating content in the era of 4IRArticle

Kriya Gangiah shares why radio stations need to start thinking out of the box when it comes to creating content with regards to the fourth industrial revolution and elaborates on the positive influence of digital media on the radio industry...

Juanita Pienaar 20 Apr 2020

Phishing report reveals most imitated brands
Phishing report reveals most imitated brandsArticle

Check Point Research has published its new Brand Phishing Report for Q1 2020...

17 Apr 2020

Internet providers feeling pressure as demand increases
Internet providers feeling pressure as demand increasesArticle

As the Covid-19 coronavirus continues to spread and cities begin to lockdown around the world, internet service providers (ISPs) are starting to see a surge in traffic...

Issued by Invendy V.O.F 16 Apr 2020

Andrea Bocelli 'Music for Hope' is the biggest livestreamed classical music event of all time
Andrea Bocelli 'Music for Hope' is the biggest livestreamed classical music event of all timeArticle

Andrea Bocelli 'Music for Hope' performance - which was streamed worldwide from the Duomo in Milan on YouTube on 12 April 2020 - has made YouTube history...

16 Apr 2020

Online shopping, streaming phishing attacks multiply
Online shopping, streaming phishing attacks multiplyArticle

Cybersecurity experts have seen a rapid growth of phishing attacks with websites that imitate online shopping and streaming platforms as lockdown continues...

15 Apr 2020

The 5 best local hits to stream now
The 5 best local hits to stream nowArticle

These are the five local hits to stream on Showmax now...

Issued by Showmax 15 Apr 2020

Showmax viewing trends during lockdown
Showmax viewing trends during lockdownArticle

The Covid-19 situation has significantly impacted viewing behaviour on Showmax with play events now more than double pre-crisis peaks...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 8 Apr 2020

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Publisher sites news consumption soars as readers search for truth on coronavirusArticle

Media consumption habits have changed, and continue to change, during the global coronavirus pandemic. One of the most obvious impacts has been a noticeable increase in news consumption via online publishing platforms, writes Josephine Buys...

Josephine Buys 3 Apr 2020

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African startup, MePlaylist earns the attention of global investors and partnersArticle

MePlaylist has earned the attention of global investors and partners like Mathew Knowles, father of artists Beyoncé and Solange Knowles...

31 Mar 2020

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How brands should respond to declining salesArticle

It is now a sad reality that the disruption which the coronavirus is creating is on the increase in Nigeria and, as should be expected, this is certainly creating some ripples and racking of nerves across the advertising industry...

Austin Efienamokwu 27 Mar 2020

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Facebook connecting local communities at a time of social distancingArticle

The world is coming to grips with the scale of the Covid-19 crisis and we are all embracing the need for an extended period of social distancing - turning to technology and social media platforms to connect with family, friends and colleagues...

Nunu Ntshingila 26 Mar 2020

Zac & Mia: Award-winning hospital romance now on Showmax
Zac & Mia: Award-winning hospital romance now on ShowmaxArticle

Watch Zac & Mia season one and two on Showmax...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 26 Mar 2020

Media effectiveness during Covid-19
Media effectiveness during Covid-19Article

What should advertisers and media owners be considering during these challenging times?

Jane Ostler, Issued by Kantar 23 Mar 2020

Top audio personalities in April Radio & Podcast report
Top audio personalities in April Radio & Podcast reportArticle

This April, we invite you to make possible exclusive content by Bizcommunity editors Jessica Tennant and Juanita Pienaar as they delve into why 2020 is being dubbed 'Year of Sonic' in their Biz Radio & Podcast content feature report.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 16 Mar 2020

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How 'power pairs' are shaping influencer marketingArticle

February is the month of love and in the influencer community those who pair off as a couple may just find themselves a top pick for brands...

Amelia Neate 20 Feb 2020

'Vergeet My Nie' director André Velts talks the universal appeal of love stories
'Vergeet My Nie' director André Velts talks the universal appeal of love storiesArticle

Daniel Dercksen chats with director André Velts ahead of the release of his new film, Vergeet My Nie in local cinemas tomorrow, 14 February...

Daniel Dercksen 13 Feb 2020

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