MultiChoice' Netflix and Amazon Prime headache

DISCLOSURE: Showmax BV has done business with iAfrikan Digital as a client and also sponsored iAfrikan's Annual Tech Round-up 2017 event which was held in Nairobi, Kenya. Recently, Calvo Mawela (CEO at MultiChoice South Africa stated that as a result of OTT (Over The Top) VOD (Video On Demand) services…

Read More

Zimbabwe Watch - Content creators step up to Internet opportunities

Over The Top (OTT) services are increasingly becoming the new battlefront for Zimbabwe's telecommunications companies as the country starts issuing broadcasting licences for webcasting, Voice on Demand and content distribution at a time when startups in digital media are recording rising viewership numbers. These developments are expected to take competition…

Read More

Software powering Cell C's newly launched black entertainment platform

Cell C has selected to use Comigo, one of the world's leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) for enhanced television experiences, as the software that powers its newly launched black entertainment platform. The South African mobile services provider's black entertainment platform was launched in November 2017 offering Cell C subscribers video on…

Read More

Multichoice Is Set To Launch A Pay-Per-View Option In Nigeria

Multichoice┬áNigeria is set launch a pay-per-view (PPV) service in Nigeria. This will mean that Multichoice subscribers in Nigeria will be able to pay to watch a specific on demand. This announcement by Multichoice's Nigerian subsidiary comes after earlier in 2017, Nigeria's House of Representatives instructed its Committee on Information,…

Read More