Tag Archives: video on demand (VOD)

African pay-TV market grows by 15% in Q1’15 y-o-y

The African pay-television market picked up pace in the 12 months ended Q1 2015 both in terms of subscribers and content offerings with the subscriber base shooting up 15.06% year-on-year, according to research by Dataxis. Africa added a total of 1.97 million pay-TV subscribers over the period from 13.14 million in Q1 2014 to [...]

Telkom plans flat-rate triple play offer

South African telco, Telkom, hopes to offer a triple-play combination of uncapped Internet access, voice services and video on demand (VOD) for one flat-rate fee within the next 12 months. The JSE-listed telecommunications operator is battling to increase broadband digital subscriber line penetration rates, and hopes that VOD will help turn around its fortunes. Telkom [...]