Category Archives: OTT / VOD

3 Vision acquires channels for new OTT service DEOD

The UK content consultancy firm 3Vision recently acquired several channels for the new Discover Digital service recently launched in South Africa, DEOD. Discover Digital has launched the new streaming service, DEOD (Digital Entertainment On Demand) in South Africa, providing subscribers the ability to view over 10 international News and Sports OTT channels via standalone subscription [...]

SVOD platform IROKO + launched in Cameroon

IROKO + subsidiary of Canal+, partner with Orange to launch an internet package in Cameroon, for US$ 0.35 (200 FCFA) where customers gets a 24 hours long access to IROKO + catalogue as well as a 300Mo data plan. Customers will have access for 24h to more than 2500 hours of programmes  Cheikh Sarr, Marketing [...]

Showmax Originals to debut with new series

Showmax has kicked off the first in a series of original productions with the filming of Tali’s Wedding Diary, a mockumentary featuring Julia Anastasopoulos. Filming for Tali’s Wedding Diary is currently underway in Cape Town. The eight-part series will premiere on Showmax in December. Each episode will be approximately 20 minutes long. Speaking about the [...]

Tuluntulu boosts its content with new channels line up

African Mobile VOD Platform, Tuluntulu is adding new streaming channel to its offer to attract more customer. The channel called 265 MAX TV will be available 24/7. The content will be a mix of South African original entertainment programs such as Talent shows, talk shows, and extreme sport. 265 Max TV is the first locally [...]

DEOD to ICC Cricket in Sub Saharan Africa

Discovery Digitals Digital Entertainment on Demand (DEOD) a newly launched internet TV service based on a SVOD model has secured the digital rights for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions trophy 2017 as well as the ICC Womens World cup for the same year. The Channel 2 group appointed the internet SVOD service as the [...]

Ooredoo Oman offers free premium content for Ramadan

Ooredoo Oman is now offering on its OTT platform Ooredoo TV Go, free viewership for the Wide Khaliji content pack. The offer contains more than 500 hours of premium Arabic content as well as nine exclusive 2017 Ramadan series which are offered by Ooredoo TV before going to regional TV. As part of this vas [...]

OTT Iflix set to expand in the African market

  Iflix the Malaysian OTT platform has set his gaze toward the African continent for some time now. Today all the work paid off with the installation of a new headquarters in Cape Town South Africa. Following this new position four new markets will join the already big customer base of the internet TV service, [...]

Partner Communications in Israel to stream Netflix services

Netflix announced that their service will soon be available on Partner Communications networks, the second largest mobile operator in Israel. Terms of the contract remain secret but the launch of the service will be coming in the next weeks. Partner Communications will be the first Israel operator to offer Netflix on its set-top box. “Israeli [...]

Youtube to review the 10000 views rule for Africa

Youtube the Google owned video broadcast platform is currently reviewing the famous 10000 views rule. The regulation is stating that YouTubers can apply for a partnership in order to monetize their creation when their channel has gathered more than 10000 views. The problem with this rule is in rural environment as well as emerging countries [...]