MultiChoice Group is working to launch 4K content and may be ready to showcase it in time for the 2022 soccer World Cup.
MultiChoice Group CEO Calvo Mawela confirmed on Thursday that the broadcaster is conducting research into offering smaller channel bundles.
MultiChoice Group, the parent of brands such as DStv and SuperSport, has eked out a 5% improvement in subscribers in a difficult six-month trading period.
Walt Disney Co’s popular and fast-growing streaming service, Disney+, is coming to South Africa. The platform will be available sometime in the middle of 2022.
MultiChoice Group-owned Internet streaming provider Showmax is upping the ante in the streaming wars, offering access to all matches of the English Premier League, La Liga and Serie A.
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.
South Africa’s largest broadcaster, JSE-listed MultiChoice Group, said on Friday it expects full-year trading profit to jump by as much as 30% and by as much as 45% on an “organic” basis.
Showmax, the video streaming platform launched by MultiChoice Group, has cut the price of its mobile-only plan to R39/month, from R49 previously.
BritBox, the British streaming joint venture launched by ITV and the BBC Studios, will be available in South Africa some time in the second half of 2021, the companies said on Tuesday.
The SABC has issued a request for information from streaming-media platform experts as it gears up to launch its own so-called “over-the-top” digital streaming service akin to Netflix and Showmax.