Category Archives: OTT / VOD

South African series Yizo Yizo now accessible on Viu SA

Viu, an entertainment streaming service, has introduced popular series Yizo Yizo on South African screens. As part of its license deal with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Viu has obtained exclusive digital rights to a collection of South Africas favorite shows from the public broadcasters catalogue, including the highly popular Yizo Yizo, and other series like: The [...]

Forbes, AW3 Media and Busy Internet roll out Forbes8 to drive entrepreneurship in Ghana

Forbes8 Network, a digital channel and app-based service that will inspire entrepreneurs and those with great ideas to promote new businesses and improve life, has been introduced by Forbes and AW3 Media with Busy Internet as their Ghanaian partner.  The platform enables users to log-in to watch/listen to seminars, interact with business leaders, and [...]

Segunda División del Fútbol Español se transmitirá por YouTube para Latinoamérica

La Segunda División del Fútbol Español, la Liga 1/2/3, será transmitida en Internet a través de la plataforma OTT YouTube para  América Latina, incluyendo la narración en inglés para mejorar su difusión internacional. Las emisiones de los partidos españoles estarán disponibles en su totalidad para varios países de África, Asia, Europa y América, incluso en [...]

MBC rolls out ‘Shahid Original’ productions

MBC Group reiterated its aim to line up its digital offerings with a strong investment strategy for the next five years by starting with the launch of Shahid and Shahid Plus. Leading this progress will be former Hulu and accomplished digital media executive, Johannes Larcher, who joins MBC Group as Managing Director, Digital & VOD [...]

Netflix is extending its library of original African content

African subscribers of Netflix will soon be able to watch local shows. The global streaming giant has planned to add original series from Africa next year to its ever-growing roster. Recently, Erik Barmack, Netflixs vice president of international originals, declared, The company is in the process of looking at opportunities in Africa and will definitely commission series from [...]

Netflix partners with du and Virgin Mobile to extend its reach in UAE

Netflix will be available in UAE through mobile operators du and Virgin Mobile after an agreement has been settled. Netflixs subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) content will be available across the operators TV and mobile services in the beginning this month.  The chief digital lifestyle and innovation officer of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) the parent organisation [...]

Eros Now collaborates with E-Vision for ‘eLife Triple Play’

Eros International PLC, a global company in the Indian film and entertainment industry, recently announced that Eros Now, its digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform has inked a strategic deal with E-Vision, a fully-owned subsidiary of Etisalat, for its SVOD offering eLife Video Packs. This deal further enhances Eros Nows existing presence in MENA [...]

AMH to roll out an online TV station in Zimbabwe

Alpha Media Holding (AMH) will soon launch an online radio and television station after having been awarded a licence by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ). Alpha Media Holdings, the publisher of NewsDay, The Standard, and The Independent is 100 per cent owned by Trevor Ncube. Through its subsidiary, Heart & Soul Broadcasting Services, AMH [...]

New OTT service ClickVeo! launches in Uruguay

ClickVeo!, a new streaming video platform, has launched in Uruguay with a catalog dedicated to national audiovisual productions. According to local daily El Observador, the service includes nearly 3,000 titles of films, series, documentaries and music. Fabián Curzio, ClickVeo! Director explained to El Observador that the price of the monthly subscription is UR$ 180 (USD [...]

Spcine lança serviço de streaming em novembro

O Spcine Play, o serviço de streaming de cinema brasileiro, tem lançamento previsto para 23 de novembro. Os usuários já podem se cadastrar no site ( para receber informações e ficarem habilitados a acessá-lo. A plataforma foi desenvolvida em parceria com a O2 Play, distribuidora da O2 Filmes, e o laboratório de soluções tecnológicas Hacklab. [...]