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Providing Internet access in South Africa will generate R68,5bn in revenue for service providers by 2020, up from R39,4bn in 2015, according to a new research report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. PwC’s Entertainment and

Revenues from Internet access and the wider entertainment and media sector in South Africa will reach R176bn by 2019, from R112,7bn in 2014, according to a new report by PwC. That’s a growth of

Six hundred media workers lost their jobs in South Africa in the past 12 months. Those remaining are working at organisations that are struggling to survive in a world where print is losing circulation and online earnings are not filling the

The local newspaper market showed growth of more than 6% last year, buoyed by big stories like Nelson Mandela’s death and Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial. This is according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ “Entertainment and

Increased Internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media service over the next five years in the South African entertainment and media industry, according to a new report released this week. Auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, in its “South African

The cost of electronic readers and bandwidth constraints in South Africa are keeping a lid of the sale of e-books, resulting in penetration being lower here than in many other markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This is a key finding in PwC’s recent report, South African

Although South Africa’s entertainment and media spending is expected to experience compound annual growth of 10,9% between now and 2017 – well above the global average of 5,6% – sales of physical books and music will remain flat at 0,4%, new research from PwC shows

Piracy will remain a problem for entertainment and media companies until barriers to access by consumers are removed and it until becomes more convenient for customers to pay for content than copy it. Furthermore, media companies need