Results for video on demand

News

Source:
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...

2 days ago

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

African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data
African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU dataArticle

South Africa's m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa's biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth...

28 Apr 2021

South Africa's Ugly Betty remake: A local inspired series powered by local talent and local brands
South Africa's Ugly Betty remake: A local inspired series powered by local talent and local brandsArticle

Known Associates Entertainment (KAE), in partnership with SABC 1 and video on demand platform Viu, launched the newest and hottest dramedy to hit South Africa, uBettina Wethu...

Kirsten Hassan, Issued by MediaHeads 360 21 Apr 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

5 demand generation trends for more customers
5 demand generation trends for more customersArticle

We here at Engagement Factory will set the record straight on demand generation - and even point you in the right direction on five ways to get the most out of it...

Issued by Engagement Factory 11 Mar 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

#BizTrends2021: Reassessing media strategies to re-connect with consumers in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Reassessing media strategies to re-connect with consumers in 2021Article

The media and marketing space has changed significantly over the past year due to Covid-19. Over the course of the year, advertisers faced major challenges...

Strini Naicker 21 Jan 2021

AfricArena announces speaker lineup ahead of 2020 Summit
AfricArena announces speaker lineup ahead of 2020 SummitArticle

AfricArena has announced the lineup of speakers for AfricArena Summit 2020 and AfricArena Air taking place on from 23-26 November 2020...

19 Nov 2020

Stream///Meet///Explore/// - All the winners of the 23rd annual Basa Awards partnered by Hollard announced!
Stream///Meet///Explore/// - All the winners of the 23rd annual Basa Awards partnered by Hollard announced!Article

Reimagined to reflect the current state of the world, the platform for the 23rd annual Basa Awards partnered by Hollard is an integrated online experience available to everyone...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 19 Nov 2020

2021 media trends and predictions
2021 media trends and predictionsArticle

Boomerang subscribers, social e-commerce and analytics everywhere: these are the strategies that will shape 2021's media landscape...

Issued by Kantar 18 Nov 2020

Basa Awards 2020 Q&A
Basa Awards 2020 Q&AArticle

Basa CEO Ashraf Johaardien describes the 2020 iteration of the annual Basa Awards as "an integrated online experience available to the public from 19 November 2020". Sascha Polkey chatted to him to find out more...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 13 Nov 2020

Showmax announces co-productions: Megan Fox action movie and Canal+ epic in ancient Africa
Showmax announces co-productions: Megan Fox action movie and Canal+ epic in ancient AfricaArticle

African streaming service Showmax has announced two new international co-productions: Jahmil XT Qubeka and Layla Swart's epic African mythology series Blood Psalms, with Canal+ International, and the Megan Fox action movie Rogue...

Issued by Showmax 2 Sep 2020

CEO of DStv Media Sales, Fahmeeda Cassim Surtee presenting at the Nedbank IMC Conference.
#NedbankIMC2020: Advanced TV, what you need to know to work it [Part 1]Article

CEO of DStv Media Sales, Fahmeeda Cassim Surtee's presentation focused on what advanced TV really is, how the TV landscape is changing and what this means for marketers...

Juanita Pienaar 28 Jul 2020

Photo by  on .
Africa's changing times in broadcast media: Embracing platforms to keep up with rising competitionArticle

As newer and more innovative technologies change how content is created, distributed and consumed, the entry of global players is threatening the local South African market share and compelling local media organisations to rethink their traditional business models to take up the competition in the global context...

Roman Magis 15 Jul 2020

Showmax launches new live-streaming service
Showmax launches new live-streaming serviceArticle

Showmax is launching a new service, Showmax Pro, which bundles the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro features all Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and PSL games, as well as a wide range of other live sport events. The service will initially roll out in Nigeria and Kenya, with additional countries following shortly after...

Issued by Showmax 8 Jul 2020

Programme highlights revealed for 2020 Virtual National Arts Festival
Programme highlights revealed for 2020 Virtual National Arts FestivalArticle

The National Arts Festival team and numerous pioneering artists have been in full pivot, redesigning a whole new festival that will bring a curated South African arts experience to the virtual world stage, from 25 June to 5 July 2020...

17 Jun 2020

Covid-19 - Which media channels to use to connect with consumers
Covid-19 - Which media channels to use to connect with consumersArticle

At a time of global shift, it is imperative for brands to remain connected to their consumers. Communicating actively during turbulent times gives consumers the peace of mind that they can still rely on their trusted brands...

Issued by Borderless Access 7 May 2020

The IAB's Digital Audio Committee members, Francois Retief (Iona FM), Gavin Kennedy (Solid Gold Podcast Studio) and Julian Jordaan (365 Digital).
[Radio & Podcasts] IAB's Digital Audio Committee members on the future of digital audio broadcastingArticle

For our April radio and podcasting feature, IAB's Digital Audio Committee members, Gavin Kennedy, Francois Retief and Julian Jordaan discuss the role Covid-19 plays in the current digital audio broadcasting space and what the future holds for the industry as a whole...

Juanita Pienaar 29 Apr 2020

Department of Sport, Arts and Culture finalises R150m Covid-19 relief fund for athletes, artists
Department of Sport, Arts and Culture finalises R150m Covid-19 relief fund for athletes, artistsArticle

Following consultations with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) and the Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA), the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) has finalised the criteria to distribute the R150m Covid-19 relief fund for artists and athletes...

31 Mar 2020

Somhale wedding takes viewing crown
Somhale wedding takes viewing crownArticle

Somizi and Mohale: The Union has taken the crown as the show with the most views ever on its first day on Showmax, bigger than any Hollywood blockbuster show...

Issued by Showmax 28 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: The growth of mass market digital content
#BizTrends2020: The growth of mass market digital contentArticle

The growth of mass market digital content. That's the biggest shape-shifting, game-changing trend I am seeing...

Zibusiso Mkhwanazi 19 Dec 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
Showmax increases Video on Demand access in AfricaArticle

Subscription video on demand (SVoD) service, Showmax announced on Friday, 22 November 2019, that is hoping to address the challenges faced by many African's when it comes to streaming platforms...

29 Nov 2019

Video Exchange Africa, AfricaCom Panel (L-R): Siddhartha Roy, Cees van Versendaal, Russell Southwood, Ryan Solovei.
#AfricaCom: The many VOD marketsArticle

Video on Demand in Africa is hampered by high data costs and driven by consumer behaviour change...

Louise Marsland 25 Nov 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
Kalabars online video streaming service launched in KenyaArticle

Creatives Garage in Kenya launched an online multimedia and video on demand (VOD) platform specifically dedicated to African stories...

15 Nov 2019

AA/Warc Expenditure Report finds UK adspend rose by 5.8% year-on-year
AA/Warc Expenditure Report finds UK adspend rose by 5.8% year-on-yearArticle

According to the latest Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, adspend in the United Kingdom has increased by 5.8% year-on-year to reach £6bn in Q2 2019...

29 Oct 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
Video Exchange Africa at AfricaCom 2019Article

Great content, innovative tech and commercial sustainability drive the new media space in Africa...

20 Sep 2019

Showmax.
Showmax launches in NigeriaArticle

Showmax has launched a new video on demand service in Nigeria...

24 Jul 2019

Showmax sport streaming - all the details
Showmax sport streaming - all the detailsArticle

As of today, sport is officially up and running on Showmax in South Africa. Not only magazine shows and highlights clips, but a whole new capability to live-stream games...

Issued by Showmax 18 Jun 2019

Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Dec results released
Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Dec results releasedArticle

Media Manager Online has released its latest version of Inflation Watch for the full year of 2018. The study covers advertising rates and performance trends and an MIW Index, which is essentially a Cost Per Thousand calculation...

30 Apr 2019

#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview
#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overviewArticle

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

Jessica Tennant, Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2019

Kwesé iflix launches Scoop Network
Kwesé iflix launches Scoop NetworkArticle

Kwesé iflix, Africa's game-changing digital entertainment platform launches international channel Scoop Network on its wide-ranging content catalogue...

24 Jan 2019

Kwesé to offer gadgets for internet TV connection clients
Kwesé to offer gadgets for internet TV connection clientsArticle

Pay TV provider Kwesé has delivered converter boxes that offer customers with traditional television sets a connection to the internet...

10 Dec 2018

Wesgro and Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival offering free Filmmakers' Masterclass
Wesgro and Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival offering free Filmmakers' MasterclassArticle

The Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival will offer a free Filmmakers' Masterclass this Wednesday, 5 December, to boost several initiatives to position Cape Town as a key film destination and location...

4 Dec 2018

Turner Upfront, South Africa.
Turner reveals content plans for Africa 2018/19Article

Turner's Upfront reveals brand new look, slate, and local partnerships for its African markets...

19 Nov 2018

Adult Swim now on Showmax
Adult Swim now on ShowmaxArticle

The number-one US cable destination for millennials, Adult Swim is making waves with its African premiere this month...

Issued by Showmax 16 Nov 2018

How blockchain will disrupt the entertainment and media industry
How blockchain will disrupt the entertainment and media industryArticle

Blockchain has the potential to grow into a key capability, helping companies in the entertainment and media industry to keep track of content assets, avoid contractual disputes and establish the certainty and accountability that will foster trust with business partners and customers...

Paul Mitchell 12 Nov 2018

Media Inflation Watch 2018 Q2: Key findings
Media Inflation Watch 2018 Q2: Key findingsArticle

The latest release of Inflation Watch - Q2 2018 - has been released. This study covers advertising rates and performance trends and an MIW Index, which is essentially a cost per thousand calculation...

24 Oct 2018

Photo by Lisa Fotios from .
Kwesé, Vodafone collaborate to bring VOD and live TV content to GhanaArticle

Vodafone Ghana has inked a deal with multiplatform broadcaster Kwesé, to provide video-on-demand and live TV content to Ghana through the broadcaster's video streaming service Kwesé Play...

Yuveshen Darmalingum 17 Oct 2018

Trevor Ncube to launch online TV station in Zimbabwe
Trevor Ncube to launch online TV station in ZimbabweArticle

Alpha Media Holding (AMH) will soon launch an online radio and television station in Zimbabwe...

Yuveshen Darmalingum 12 Sep 2018

Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Mar data released
Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Mar data releasedArticle

The Media Manager Online has been updated with new Inflation Watch data and it now provides a first look at 2018...

21 Aug 2018

97 percent of Kenyans use online video services
97 percent of Kenyans use online video servicesArticle

The latest study from GfKshows that 97% of Kenyan adults with internet access are using some form of online video service, with nearly two-thirds paying to view digital online content...

24 May 2018

Linear broadcasting's share of screen time shrinks as SA tunes into free and paid digital video
Linear broadcasting's share of screen time shrinks as SA tunes into free and paid digital videoArticle

GfK has launched its annual ViewScape study in Africa, showing how the rise of digital platforms is transforming consumers' viewing habits...

Issued by GfK South Africa 3 May 2018

The IAB SA's Bookmarks 2018 took place on 1 March at the Kyalami Theatre on the Track.
#BOOKMARKS2018: WINNERS ANNOUNCED!Article

The winners of the 10th annual Bookmark Awards were announced at the conclusion of the 2018 IAB Digital Summit, both held at The Theatre on the Track, Kyalami, on 1 March 2018...

28 Feb 2018

Image credit: IAB SA Facebook page.
Bookmarks 2018 finalists announced!Article

IAB SA has announced the finalists in the 10th annual Bookmark Awards...

8 Feb 2018

Fancycrave via
Global ad spend will reach $37bn in the next five yearsArticle

Video advertising spend on YouTube and Facebook to grow by 130% in just 5 years...

30 Jan 2018

Next >
Let's do Biz