Tag Archives: Wabona

SVOD service Wabona exits Africa

African video-on-demand service, Wabona, has closed down its operations. Industry watchers say that problems with content acquisition as well as funds are linked to Wabonas departure from the complex VOD market of Africa. Wabona was launched in 2012 by Simba Mabasha and Simukayi Makuna. It was a subscription-based VOD service that focussed on African content. [...]

Wabona to stream unique African films

South African local video content streaming startup, Wabona, has partnered with Cape Town-based production and music entertainment company, Gravel Road Entertainment to launch the Mayibuye film festival and bring unique African film content available on television, online and on mobile via Wabonas services. The three week festival, will have two unseen African films which will [...]

Wabona partners with Cinemo to distribute VOD

Wabona, a Cape Town-based company which provides video-on-demand via the web, has partnered with Cinemo to distribute its library of video content via African social networking site, Mxit, and Android devices. Cinemos visionary and innovative thinking led to an exciting mobile video content distributing service. Cinemo with Wabona content can reach markets and audiences not [...]