MultiChoice

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MultiChoice to lay off 2,194 staff

MultiChoice Group has issued a statement that it is planning to lay off 2,194 customer care staff. The identified group of staff work in the company's walk-in customer centers and customer care call centees.

Showmax game changer

MultiChoice-owned Showmax is running a trial of live and pre-recorded sports content on its platform. The Beta feature is available to a randomly selected group of South African customers.

DStv Now launches 3 new video streaming apps specifically for TVs

DStv Now, the video streaming app for Multichoice's DStv subscribers, has announced the release of 3 apps specifically targeted at big screen TVs. DStv says they launched the new apps as they have observed new use cases emerging for DStv Now such as providing a way to get DStv’s

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

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

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

Possible securities fraud charges against Naspers and its directors

Pomerantz LLP, a law firm in the USA, has issued a statement announcing that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Naspers Limited (Naspers). The law firm has said that the investigation concerns whether Naspers and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud