The SABC has begun warning viewers of its analogue terrestrial television channels that the broadcasts are coming to an end as the country finally moves to digital terrestrial technology.
MultiChoice Group, continuing its strategy of cooperating with competitors, on Friday said it has added YouTube to its high-end DStv Explora Ultra personal video recorder decoder.
Showmax, the video streaming platform launched by MultiChoice Group, has cut the price of its mobile-only plan to R39/month, from R49 previously.
eMedia Holdings’ Openview is about to get a challenger in the free-to-air satellite television market with the imminent launch in South Africa of a new service called PremiumFree TV.
The SABC wants a new tax on households introduced to fund public broadcasting and to do away with the television licence fee, which few South Africans are paying anyway.
MultiChoice South Africa will increase the prices of all its DStv bouquets with effect from 1 April 2021, the company’s chief operating officer, Simon Camerer, revealed in an interview with TechCentral on Thursday.
Dimension Data is looking for a buyer for its Mweb Internet service provider business and has appointed Standard Bank to lead the sale process, TechCentral has learnt from an impeccable source.
MultiChoice Group has another rival streaming service to its new DStv Ultra personal video recorder and satellite decoder – this time it’s Amazon Web Services.
Ellies Holdings reported a sharp turnaround in its fortunes in the six months to 31 October 2020, turning in headline earnings per share of 2.56c against a loss a year ago of 2.91c.
MultiChoice Group chief financial officer Tim Jacobs has said in an interview with TechCentral that the pay-television broadcaster will “keep an open mind” to any approach by France’s Canal+.