Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Showmax launches free streaming in South Africa

Showmax has introduced a subscription-free streaming service in South Africa. Showmax Free features a hand-picked content slate that gives customers an opportunity to sample some of Showmaxs award-winning entertainment. At launch, titles on the service include local movies, series and sports shows. Users will be able stream movies and binge-watch the first few episodes of [...]

Intigral to roll out Jawwy TV app in Egypt

Jawwy TV app will be available across Egypt and will offer 30-day free trial exclusively to Telecom Egypt WE in partnership with Tpay Mobile. The new app will comprise both linear TV and subscription video on demand offerings across multiple genres including Western, Arabic, and Khaleeji TV shows, movies and documentaries as well as kids [...]

Cartoon Network Africa to air its first original series

Cartoon Network Africa has announced the production of its first original series, CN to the Rescue. The seven-episode series will premiere on Cartoon Network Africa, YouTubes channel on the 14 November. The show will keep viewers laughing uncontrollably with pure African humour and fresh imaginative content all related to the African households. The show will [...]

New reality series to air on Showmax in 2021

Uthando Lodumo, new reality series will feature celebrity couple Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha and will showcase on Showmax early 2021. The series is being produced by SAFTA winner Thomas Gumede and SAFTA nominee Lungile Radu. The focus will be on sensitive topics like gender-based violence and how to overcome relationship challenges. The producers are inviting [...]

Viu to expand in MENA with Fox+ partnership

Viu and Fox+ have announced a new partnership to expand its tailored international content to its audiences across the MENA region. Over 300 titles will be available on the leading pan-regional OTT streaming platform, Viu with up to 100 hours of new content. Viewers will have access the latest TV series, lifestyle shows, Hollywood blockbusters, [...]