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Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational content
Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational contentArticle

The Telkom Foundation today announced the launch of Ignite - the new educational extension of its video streaming platform, TelkomOne - allowing high school students free access to STEM-based content...

6 May 2021

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Samro starts to collect royalties from digital platformsArticle

The Southern Africa Music Rights Organisation has begun collecting royalties on behalf of its members from TikTok, Facebook and Netflix...

5 May 2021

New medical training simulation unit launches at Stellenbosch University
New medical training simulation unit launches at Stellenbosch UniversityArticle

A brand new state-of-the-art Simulation and Clinical Skills Unit (SCSU) will officially open at Stellenbosch University's (SU) Tygerberg Campus in Cape Town today...

3 May 2021

Upsurge in consumer spend on digital services - FNB data
Upsurge in consumer spend on digital services - FNB dataArticle

FNB data reveals an upsurge in customers who are spending on home delivery, video and music streaming apps for convenient access to services...

14 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

Boris Dzhingarov
Benefits of using YouTube marketing for business growthArticle

In this modern business landscape, business-customer dynamics have shifted incredibly.

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 Mar 2021

Drawing the battle lines for the future of ICT: Telco vs TechCo
Drawing the battle lines for the future of ICT: Telco vs TechCoArticle

In order to survive the disruption driving change across sectors, the telecommunications industry has to take account of changing technologies and the challenges these changes bring...

Sudipto Moitra 1 Mar 2021

Major League Rugby selects PT SportSuite to establish league-wide digital content ecosystem
Major League Rugby selects PT SportSuite to establish league-wide digital content ecosystemArticle

PT SportSuite and Major League Rugby (MLR) have announced a multi-platform deal that will transform the league's digital media capabilities...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 17 Feb 2021

What is shaping culture? Entertain us
What is shaping culture? Entertain usArticle

What happens when we run out of shows? Interest in standard television has been dropping with companies like Showmax, Netflix, Prime, Disney and Hulu stealing eyes from TV for years. However, 2020 has had a profound impact on their ability to create content...

Brett Rogers 3 Feb 2021

TelkomONE to fund productions of local content creators
TelkomONE to fund productions of local content creatorsArticle

After the launch of its video streaming service, TelkomONE, Telkom has chosen four talented content producers to feature on its platform...

29 Jan 2021

The Future 100 report reveals trends set to shape 2021
The Future 100 report reveals trends set to shape 2021Article

The recently launched The Future 100: 2021 report spotlights creative innovations and top trends set to shape the next 12 months...

22 Jan 2021

How VR, 5G will become the new frontier of sports
How VR, 5G will become the new frontier of sportsArticle

The combination of 5G, augmented reality and virtual reality supports completely new user experiences in sports - pushing boundaries and taking the consumer to the heart of the game itself...

Kevin Murphy 30 Nov 2020

Fibre or 5G - which is better?
Fibre or 5G - which is better?Article

5G is being positioned as the panacea of internet connectivity even though coverage is limited. This reawakens the age-old debate of which is better between fibre or wireless...

Shane Chorley 6 Nov 2020

How 5G can be monetised to make business sense
How 5G can be monetised to make business senseArticle

5G holds immense possibility for the socio-economic development of Africa. But what can be done to drive innovative revenue streams from it?

Ockert Oosthuizen 26 Aug 2020

#NedbankIMC2020: Marketing works... but what about during the pandemic [Part 2]
#NedbankIMC2020: Marketing works... but what about during the pandemic [Part 2]Article

Verusha Maharaj, advertising and marketing lead at Deloitte Consulting unpacks how marketers can retain their existing customer base and embrace the new and also elaborates on how they can start building trust and get consumers to fall in love with their brands during the pandemic...

Juanita Pienaar 27 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: BTS with CineMagic, SA's newest streaming service
#StartupStory: BTS with CineMagic, SA's newest streaming serviceArticle

CineMagic, SA's newest Video-on-Demand (VOD) streaming service, is now available to millions of cellular users via the Vodacom Video Play and MTN Play mobile content platforms...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Go live with Send it - SA's live streaming platform
#StartupStory: Go live with Send it - SA's live streaming platformArticle

How we interact with one another and the events that we attend have changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We're not going to be gathering together in person anytime soon. Fortunately, technology has played an indispensable role...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Jun 2020

What 5G will mean for marketing
What 5G will mean for marketingArticle

When 5G lands in Africa, it will change everything. Damilola Abodunrin, business head of iProspect Nigeria, explains this new reality...

Issued by Dentsu 5 Jun 2020

Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers
Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumersArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption and purchase behaviour...

27 May 2020

Publisher's Toolbox and UK's University of Kent offer virtual taste of campus life
Publisher's Toolbox and UK's University of Kent offer virtual taste of campus lifeArticle

Publisher's Toolbox has announced a digital collaboration with the University of Kent, one of England's leading academic institutions...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 20 May 2020

Cassper Nyovest to kick off Joox's Big Live music-streaming concert series
Cassper Nyovest to kick off Joox's Big Live music-streaming concert seriesArticle

After it launched its #Gig2Earn initiative - which is aimed at supporting local musicians during the Covid-19 lockdown - Joox has introduced a new music-streaming concert series, Big Live...

5 May 2020

Can SA handle the increased internet traffic?
Can SA handle the increased internet traffic?Article

Internet activity has spiked across the country during the lockdown and we should be careful in the type of content we consume...

20 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

More than just a football club: PT SportSuite joins forces with Hout Bay United FC
More than just a football club: PT SportSuite joins forces with Hout Bay United FCArticle

PT SportSuite is delighted to announce we will be joining forces with Hout Bay United FC (HBUFC), a community-based football club in Cape Town, as their official digital partner...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 23 Mar 2020

Back row (From L-R): Banky W, Ted Sarandos (Netflix Chief Content Officer), Kate Henshaw, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Felipe Tewes (Netflix Italian & African Originals Director), Omoni Oboli, Ben Amadasun (Netflix Africa Licensing Director) and Akin Omotoso Front Row (L-R) Mo Abudu, Adesua Etomi, Dorothy Ghettuba (Netflix African Originals lead) , Kunle Afolayan, Kemi Adetiba and Ramsey Noah.
Netflix Naija: Creative freedom in Nigeria's emerging digital space?Article

Netflix has increased its investment in Nigeria's film industry, Nollywood. The dominant streaming company announced its presence via its newly created Twitter handle, NetflixNaija...

Samuel Andrews 20 Mar 2020

Challenging football's status quo with PT SportSuite
Challenging football's status quo with PT SportSuiteArticle

PT SportSuite CEO Rich Cheary on the inspiration behind the platform, the changing demands of fans, and why sports organisations would benefit from a change in mindset...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 6 Mar 2020

A living example of the new breed of CAs(SA)
A living example of the new breed of CAs(SA)Article

Move over, number crunchers. Tomorrow's chartered accountants (CAs[SA]) are more concerned with adding value than balancing the books, says Tramayne Monaghan, Chief Innovation Officer of Tencent, a living example of this new breed...

Lisa Witepski, Issued by SAICA 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Encouraging global learning - EdTech predictions for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Encouraging global learning - EdTech predictions for 2020Article

As EdTech enters the next decade, a global learning economy will develop through the creation and exchange of ideas, learning resources, environments and experiences across borders and without boundaries. Younger generations will lead the way in how we learn and teach...

Jamie Beaton 9 Jan 2020

NVIVO TV launched in Nigeria
NVIVO TV launched in NigeriaArticle

Entertainment and content distribution in Nigeria are expected to undergo a major transformation following the official launch of Nvivo TV as part of the activities of the last 9th International Film Festival of Africa, which was held at the Landmark Event Center in Lagos...

9 Dec 2019

Boomplay and Sony partner on Africa content
Boomplay and Sony partner on Africa contentArticle

Boomplay and Sony Music Entertainment are set to expand their footprint in Africa with new partnership...

19 Nov 2019

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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

MyToyota launches intelligence platform to keep Toyota drivers connected
MyToyota launches intelligence platform to keep Toyota drivers connectedArticle

FCB Joburg has pulled together a 360° campaign to communicate Toyota South Africa's innovative cloud-based internet-connected intelligence platform aimed at providing in-mobility Wi-Fi-connected services...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 14 Nov 2019

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Putting the 'me' in Africa's media and entertainment industryArticle

Consumer demand for personalisation drives revenue growth in Africa's Entertainment & Media industry, according to PwC's 'Africa Outlook', which is a comprehensive source of analyses and five-year forecasts of consumer and advertising spending across five African countries...

13 Nov 2019

Alibaba sets Singles Day sales record of $38.4bn
Alibaba sets Singles Day sales record of $38.4bnArticle

Alibaba Group shattered its 2018 $30.8 billion Singles Day sales record, raking in $38.4 billion in sales during the 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival...

13 Nov 2019

Glenn Carstens-Peters via .
Apple, Disney and Netflix's streaming battle isn't winner-take-allArticle

With the recent launch of Apple TV Plus and the imminent arrival of Disney Plus, the video landscape has never looked so competitive...

Amanda Lotz & Ramon Lobato 12 Nov 2019

Moshe Ndiki is Telkom's new brand ambassador. Image supplied.
#Newsmaker: Telkom appoints Moshe Ndiki as its new brand ambassadorArticle

Telkom recently announced media personality and social media star Moshe Ndiki as its brand ambassador...

Juanita Pienaar 17 Sep 2019

Making sense of the 5G investment
Making sense of the 5G investmentArticle

While estimates for global investment into 5G over the next few years vary, one thing is certain...

Vino Govender 8 Aug 2019

Showmax.
Showmax launches in NigeriaArticle

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

24 Jul 2019

10 wireless technology trends for 2019 and beyond
10 wireless technology trends for 2019 and beyondArticle

Wireless technology plays a key role in today's communications, and new forms of it will become central to emerging technologies...

24 Jul 2019

Helmut Resisinger, CEO, Orange Business Services
The rise of The Internet of EnterprisesArticle

In today's digital economy, data is a highly valuable asset. Unlocking the insights that data holds is crucial to innovation...

Helmut Resisinger 5 Jun 2019

How stereo was first sold to a sceptical public
How stereo was first sold to a sceptical publicArticle

When we hear the word "stereo" today, we might simply think of a sound system, as in "turn on the stereo". But stereo actually is a specific technology, like video streaming or the latest espresso maker...

Jonathan Schroeder and Janet Borgerson 27 May 2019

5 ways digital technology is reshaping the needs and expectations of South Africa's young consumers
5 ways digital technology is reshaping the needs and expectations of South Africa's young consumersArticle

We're seeing the needs, expectations and behaviours of young South African consumers evolve at a pace that threatens to leave brands behind...

Rachel Thompson, Issued by GfK South Africa 30 Apr 2019

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