Category Archives: OTT / VOD

DStv Kenya removes two news channels from Compact bouquet

DStv Kenya removed two popular news channels from its Compact package as part of a reorganization of the channel. Bloomberg and CNBC Africa will now only be available on the Compact Plus and Premium plans, the satellite TV provider restructuring its products.  As part of our ongoing efforts to enhance our customers television viewing experience [...]

Playfre enlarges music streaming platform to 13 African countries

Playfre, launched on May 1, 2019, is expected to expand across Africa. The streaming music platform will now be accessible in the following 13 African countries: Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Liberia, Mauritius, Malawi, Eswatini and Tunisia. We are gradually expanding to countries where there are demands for a service like [...]

Box office hit ‘Die storie van Ellen Pakkies’ is now available on Showmax

Die Storie van Ellen Pakkies is now streaming on Showmax, the tragic story of a Cape Flats mothers real-life torment. Ellen Pakkies story stunned South Africa in 2007 as we discover more about the woman who was ultimately driven to take her own sons life. The movie tells Ellen Pakkies story which is a traumatic [...]

Netflix announces new Arabic original in Middle East

DOLLAR, the latest Middle Eastern drama is set to join Netflix with a unique format of 15 episodes which aims to capture the attention of a newer and younger generation of audiences in the Middle East. DOLLAR will mark the return of the Oscar nominee Adel Karam to Netflix, as well as the brilliant and [...]

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 [...]