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Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 191 – ‘Pocket God’

It’s the weekend, and that means it’s TalkCentral time. In this week’s podcast, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the biggest technology news, including the improvements MultiChoice

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DStv Now coming to all MultiChoice subscribers

MultiChoice plans to launch its streaming video platform, DStv Now, will for subscribers across all of its bouquets by the end of the year, including Family, Access and EasyView. DStv Now is already available for subscribers to DStv

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Showmax now free on DStv Premium

Naspers is making its video streaming service Showmax available as a free value-added service to DStv Premium subscribers. An update to the DStv Now app, released on Monday, said Showmax

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Windfall for MultiChoice BEE shareholders

MultiChoice said on Wednesday that shareholders in its Phuthuma Nathi broad-based black economic empowerment vehicle Phuthuma Nathi will receive R1.3bn in ordinary dividends. This is after the dividend

In-depth
Does Telkom’s LIT break net neutrality?

Telkom’s zero-rated streaming plans, called LIT, which it plans to introduce on 1 September, may break network neutrality principles and run counter to government’s draft integrated policy for the ICT sector, a reading

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Icasa moves to break DStv ‘monopoly’

Icasa has listed a range of possible market interventions, particularly related to the acquisition and management of sports rights by broadcasters, as it moves to break MultiChoice’s dominance in South Africa’s pay-television

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Naspers smashes through R3 000/share

Naspers has pierced the R3 000/share barrier for the first time, trading briefly at R3 001/share on Wednesday afternoon on continued optimism over China’s Tencent, in which it holds a 33.2% stake. The JSE-listed technology

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DStv unveils Compact Plus bouquet

MultiChoice has announced it will rename its DStv Extra bouquet of satellite television channels. Effective immediately, the bouquet will be known as DStv Compact Plus. The plan costs R489/month, and is placed between the

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