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Namibia’s state broadcaster quits GOtv

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation will in the process of moving from analogue to digital terrestrial television switch off from the pay-television channel GOtv, it announced on Thursday

Rift tears at black set-top box makers

A dispute over an empowerment deal that has soured could cost South Africa a massive boost to the local set-top box manufacturing sector. At the heart of the dispute is the relationship that the National Association of Manufacturers in Electronic Components, an industry body for

MultiChoice eyes Africa in big DTT push

MultiChoice is aggressively expanding its digital terrestrial television (DTT) footprint across sub-Saharan Africa. This is contributing to rapid growth in the number of pay-TV subscribers on its books outside its home market of South Africa. For the year ended 31 March 2014, the Naspers-owned company added

Tencent boom for Naspers

Naspers’s decision, 12 years ago, to buy a stake in Chinese instant-messaging, entertainment and online advertising company Tencent continues to pay big dividends for the South African-headquartered media and technology group. Financial results published on Tuesday

MultiChoice entrenches its position

As the Zambezi River surged past in the background, destined to plummet 100m down the Victoria Falls a mere 15 minutes’ walk away, the Zambian government last week launched GOtv in Livingstone, the country’s fourth largest city. GOtv is MultiChoice Africa’s new offering, which plays in the digital terrestrial television space. It offers consumers