Tag Archives: Vidi

L’opérateur de la VoD Vidi cesse ses activités en Afrique du Sud

La plateforme de vidéo-à-la demande sud-africaine VIDI, qui appartient à Time Media Group, a cessé ses opérations et nest plus accessible aux utilisateurs selon un communiqué sur le site de VIDI. Selon le communiqué, le service est indisponible depuis le 26 Janvier 2016. Vidi a été lancé en Septembre 2014 et est une plateforme sans [...]

VoD player Vidi cease operation in South Africa

South African video on demand (VOD) service VIDI, which belongs to Time Media Group, has ceased its operation and no longer accessible to users according to a notice on the VIDI website. According to the notice, the service became unavailable as from the 26th January 2016. Vidi was launched in September 2014 and is an [...]

VIDI introduces video-on-demand app for Samsung smart TVs

South Africa-based VIDI has joined hands with Samsung to add its video-on-demand platform on smart TVs. The Samsung Smart TV app will enable consumers access content from VIDO via their Television sets. Subscribers will also get a months free access to the 3,500 television episodes and 400 movie titles on the SVOD and TVOD platform. [...]

VIDI scouts for content partners to increase local content

VIDI, South African over-the-top service operated by Times Media Group, has initiated to enhance an array of local content to woo customers. It has invited both professional and amateur producers to share their content which would be streamed after a review followed by a formal commercial contract. “This is a golden opportunity for producers of [...]

Vidi, ONTV launches Samsung smart TV app

South African video-on-demand service, Vidi, has partnered with ONTV to launch its Samsung-exclusive smart TV application. The app allows Vidi users to use the video-on-demand service on their Samsung smart TV. Vidi was earlier available on Apple and Android devices. The company also announced that users can now pay their Vidi bill through their Vodacom [...]

VIDI adds over 20 local programming

South African video-on-demand service, VIDI, has announced an addition of over 20 titles on its programming line-up. The content has been sourced locally. The titles which are added include Township Soul, Single Guys, Shoreline, Suburban Bliss, Stokvel, Moferefere Lenyalong, Adventures at the Water Hole and Haas Das Se Nuuskas[...]

VIDI signs deal with BBC Worldwide

VIDI, a video-on-demand service in South Africa, has purchased programming from BBC Worldwide. VIDI has selected drama, comedy, natural history and children shows. The shows include the 13-part series Atlantis which premiers exclusively on VIDI from 15 February. The other titles comprise Sherlock, Luther, Ashes to Ashes, Misfits, Gavin & Stacey and the Catherine Tate [...]

Vidi ties up with SABC for South African content

South African company, Times Media Group (TMG)s newly launched video on demand (VOD) service, Vidi, has signed deals with South African public broadcaster, SABC, and other local producers of TV shows and movies. Through this deal, Vidi has licensed a range of programming from the SABC, such as drama High Rollers, comedy series My Perfect [...]

Times Media extends Vidi mobile

South African company, Times Media Group (TMG)s newly launched online streaming entertainment service, Vidi, announced that its subscribers can watch its content on any device including tablets and smartphones without an app. Now available across multiple devices, viewers can stream content on PC, Mac, Laptop, Apple and Android Tablets and Smartphones. You can access Vidi [...]

Times Media unveils VoD service for ZAR 149 monthly

Times Media Group has introduced video streaming service, VIDI. The service will offer both subscription content and movie rentals to consumers via broadband. The service is priced at ZAR 149 (USD 13.5) per month and rental option is priced at ZAR 27 (USD 2.46) for latest releases and library titles for ZAR 15 (USD 1.36). [...]