Streaming services pose a significant threat to MultiChoice’s future growth potential, but they are by no means the only risks exercising the minds of the pay-television operator’s management team.
The television entertainment industry in South Africa is in for significant disruption in the next 18 months. And couch potatoes look set to be the biggest beneficiaries as competition intensifies between traditional broadcasters and new Internet streaming providers
South Africa will fail to meet the mid-2015 deadline, agreed to with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), to switch off analogue terrestrial television broadcasts, according to an international research firm. Consulting and research firm Ovum says most sub-Saharan countries, including