Author Archives: Neeraj Rambojun

Netflix seek business partners in South Africa

Netflix is looking for business partners to increase accessibility of streaming video platforms. The company said cannot disclose regional subscriber numbers, but it is happy with the general South Africas growth. Netflix said, Globally, we have over 109 million subscribers and this year, for the first time, our international subscribers surpassed our domestic member base. [...]

Netflix seek business partners in South Africa

Netflix is looking for business partners to increase accessibility of streaming video platforms. The company said cannot disclose regional subscriber numbers, but it is happy with the general South Africas growth. Netflix said, Globally, we have over 109 million subscribers and this year, for the first time, our international subscribers surpassed our domestic member base. [...]

Premier Soccer League looking for new broadcasting partner

Having ended the broadcasting deal with SuperSport International last December, Premier Soccer League is on the hunt for new partner to broadcast the top-hole matches for the upcoming five years. Bidders are open to submit their tenders in a transparent way that brings more benefits to the local game. The deadline for the tender submission [...]

Dance show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ make way to SA

The internationally acclaimed dance show, Dancing with the Stars, is set to hit South Africa. The show which will debut in February on M-Net will showcase dancing talents from local stars such as TV presenter Thembisa Mdoda, actress Zola Nombona and the former Miss SA, Liesl Laurie. On the other hand, on the judging panel [...]

Direct-to-Home service launched by NIGCOMSAT

In partnership with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), the Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd has launched Direct-to-Home (DTH) services on Thursday in Abuja. Information on the launch was stated by Mr Adamu Idris, the Head, Public Affairs Department of NIGCOMSAT. DTH which refers to distribution of multi-channel television programmes in KU Band by using [...]

Expulsion of Animal Planet from DStv

After 14 years channel Animal Planet is being picked out and put aside from MultiChoice DStv satellite pay-TV service. On Thursday MultiChoice confirmed that Animal Planet is being removed. By the end of December, the channel will see an end. The channel started back in 2003 and in December 2015 it was cut and removed [...]

VUZU AMP being replaced by 1Magic

As of 29th of January 2018, VUZU AMP, which is available on DStv Premium will be known as 1Magic. Three years after launching the M-Net AMP and M-Net Edge channels, M-Net and DStv are terminating VUZU AMP. 1Magic (DStv 103) will deliver the hottest local and international entertainment to DStv Premium and DStv Compact+ customers [...]

UEFA Champions League is secured for DStv viewers in Africa by SuperSport

Africa is well-known for the love and passion for football and a destination of Africas soccer lovers, SuperSport has confirmed that it has successfully renewed the broadcast right to the distinguished UEFA Champions League for DStv subscribers. They confirmed a three-year agreed partnership with the rights holders. Thus, through the revived partnership, DStv subscribers will [...]

Showmax was announced for PS4

Showmax new app has been launched last month for the worlds best-selling gaming console, Sony PlayStation 4. The Homegrown video-on-demand service is now available to PS4 owners in South Africa. The addition, it means that PS4 and PS4 Pro owners can watch on-demand TV shows and movies with no need to buy new equipment. Showmax [...]

OSN Ultimate Entertainment is launched by Batelco

Batelco, Bahrain Telecommunications Company, announced the launch of a new package called TV OSN Ultimate Entertainment. This is the enhancement in the wide range of viewing options that offers Batelco. The package is set to a price of USD32 per month. The price is a real deal in terms of value for money for a [...]