Tag Archives: Discover Digital

DEOD partners with US Entertainment Studios to bring content to South Africa

DEOD (Internet service Digital Entertainment on Demand) by Discover Digital, has made content agreement with Los Angeles-based Entertainment Studios in order to bring new programmes to South Africa. The Entertainment Studios programmes to be launched on DEOD include a mix of stand-up comedy, shorter form comedies, sitcoms, daytime and reality TV series and courtroom reality [...]

Discover Digital provides EPG solutions to broadcasters in South Africa

Discover Digital the South African-based digital technologies and Video-on-Demand (VoD) solutions provider, has developed a new digitally interactive electronic programme guide (EPG) system for broadcasters and digital TV streaming services. Stephen Watson, Managing Director of Discover Digital, says the EPG was developed internally for an advanced digitally interactive programme guide acting as a foundation for [...]

Discover Digital International opt for IKON Interactive CMS

Discover Digital International (DDI), the on-demand solutions provider has acquired the Turkish Firm, IKON Interactives content management solution (CMS) to support its aggressive international growth strategy. DDI provides OTT video-On-Demand and linear TV management solutions to broadcasters, telco operators and sports organisations. Stephen Watson, DDIs international Managing Director said, We realised a year or so [...]

New SVOD service DEOD set to launch in South Africa

Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD), a new video streaming service is set to launch in South Africa in the coming weeks. The service is being launched by Discover Digital, the company which powers MTNs VOD service VU.   Discover Digital said DEOD will offer various subscription packages, movie rentals, and premium live TV services. In [...]

Nautical Channel paves its way in South Africa through Discovery Digital

Nautical channel, the international channel owned by Italian thematic channel producer Giglio Group (also owning Giglio TV, Acqua and Playme), is making its way in South Africa. Upon signing a pact with Discovery Digital IPTV platform, the channel will be delivering content revolving around water sports, boating and sailing. The new channel will be added [...]

Discover Digital launches OTT VoD platform powered by Broadpeak in South Africa

Discover Digital, a South African digital entertainment company, has selected Broadpeaks video delivery solution for powering its complete OTT transactional video on demand (TVOD) and subscription video on demand (SVOD) platform for B2C and B2B applications. Utilizing a combination of Broadpeaks CDN manager and streaming server solutions, which offer unparalleled flexibility and scalability, Discover Digital [...]

MTN FrontRow to air BBC Worldwide content

Vubiquity and BBC Worldwide have signed a deal to provide original television content to South African video-on-demand (VOD) service MTN FrontRow. The new deal allows MTN FrontRow Club subscribers to watch the latest BBC Worldwide series like Golden Globe-winning crime drama Luther, and popular period drama Call the Midwife. MTN FrontRow was the first OTT [...]

Discover Digital, Digisoft.tv in African partnership

Ireland-based company, Digisoft.tv, has partnered with South African company, Discover Digital, to create a Netflix-style streaming platform for Africa. “The African market offers a unique opportunity for a hybrid OTT and digital content delivery offering,” said John Watson, chairman of South Africa’s Discover Digital. “We aim to be a key player in the VOD entertainment [...]

MTN plans VoD launch in November

African telecommunications company, MTN, announced its partnership with South African digital media group, Discover Digital, to launch its new video-on-demand (VOD) service in November this year. MTN has piloted the service offline. The new service would be subscription based and would provide customers with access to good content, said Larry Annetts, chief marketing officer (CMO) [...]