eMedia Investments, the holding company of e.tv, eNCA and Openview, has plunged headfirst into streaming, launching eVOD, a video-on-demand service, in partnership with MTN South Africa.
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One could be forgiven for thinking that the Nigerian authorities are acting opportunistically, if reports of a massive penalty by the Nigerian Federal Inland Revenue Service against MultiChoice are true.
Tencent shares were on track to fall by their most in a decade on Tuesday after a Chinese state media outlet branded online videogames “spiritual opium”.
The movie-goers who used to throng the cinemas of Johannesburg’s Sandton City shopping centre have, since the pandemic, watched the latest releases from a big screen in a rooftop car park.
If it’s serious about videogames, Netflix should give serious consideration to buying CD Projekt, the beleaguered game maker behind Cyberpunk 2077. By Kim Tae.
BritBox, the British streaming joint venture between ITV and BBC Studios, will be available in South Africa on 6 August, adding to a growing list of local and international options vying for local viewers’ attention.
Telkom now has an own-branded music streaming service after reaching an agreement with Joox, owned by China’s Tencent, to launch the offering.
Some analysts have called Netflix’s move into gaming it a sensible move to keep users’ eyes on screens. But they worry it would take significant time and investment to pay off.
Netflix will make a deeper dive into videogames as the movie and TV streaming service projects weak subscriber growth amid growing competition and the lifting of pandemic restrictions.
The SABC will be able to broadcast the CAF Champions League final on Saturday after politicians intervened and asked MultiChoice Group to sub-license the rights to the public broadcaster.