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Zimbabwe Watch - Content creators step up to Internet opportunities

Over The Top (OTT) services are increasingly becoming the new battlefront for Zimbabwe's telecommunications companies as the country starts issuing broadcasting licences for webcasting, Voice on Demand and content distribution at a time when startups in digital media are recording rising viewership numbers. These developments are expected to take competition

Software powering Cell C's newly launched black entertainment platform

Cell C has selected to use Comigo, one of the world's leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) for enhanced television experiences, as the software that powers its newly launched black entertainment platform. The South African mobile services provider's black entertainment platform was launched in November 2017 offering Cell C subscribers video on

Possible securities fraud charges against Naspers and its directors

Pomerantz LLP, a law firm in the USA, has issued a statement announcing that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Naspers Limited (Naspers). The law firm has said that the investigation concerns whether Naspers and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud

DSTV Premium Subscribers In South Africa To Receive Showmax For Free

DSTV and Showmax have announced that DSTV premium subscribers in South Africa will receive Showmax for free. Both DSTV and Showmax are owned by South Africa technology investment company, Naspers. The announcement comes a few weeks after reports surfaced that Naspers is going ahead to merge DSTV Digital Media division

Multichoice Is Set To Launch A Pay-Per-View Option In Nigeria

Multichoice Nigeria is set launch a pay-per-view (PPV) service in Nigeria. This will mean that Multichoice subscribers in Nigeria will be able to pay to watch a specific on demand. This announcement by Multichoice's Nigerian subsidiary comes after earlier in 2017, Nigeria's House of Representatives instructed its Committee on Information,

MultiChoice's DStv Fined $14 Million For Price Fixing In South Africa

MultiChoice's DStv has been fined $14 million (R180 million) in South Africa for price fixing. The satellite television's Media Sales division was found by South Africa's Competition Commission to have contravened the country's Competition Act in relation to "price fixing and fixing of trading conditions". The fine is