Showing posts with category "media"

Netflix forecast for new customers disappoints

Netflix Inc expects to add just 2.5 million subscribers this quarter, a number that falls short of Wall Street’s estimates and would mark the slowest start to a new year for the company in at least a decade.

January 21, 2022
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MultiChoice bursaries are now open for students

MultiChoice South Africa has opened applications for its R20 million bursary scheme for the 2022 academic year.

January 3, 2022
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media

SABC doubles down on TV licence tax in South Africa

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has doubled down on its plans to scrap the traditional TV licence model in South Africa in favour of a new public media levy.

November 22, 2021
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Big TV licence changes planned for South Africa

Communications and digital technologies minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has backed a proposal to grant a TV licence amnesty in South Africa.

November 17, 2021
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How much money MultiChoice makes per subscriber each month

MultiChoice Group (MCG), the operator of DStv, has published its financial results for the period ended September 2021, showing muted growth in South Africa amid a difficult consumer climate.

November 11, 2021
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DStv’s plan to take on Netflix and Disney+ in South Africa

Multichoice chief executive Calvo Mawela says he is not ‘nervous’ about the entrance of Netflix, Disney+ and other international players in South Africa’s television market, with the group planning its own unique offerings to go toe-toe with these players.

November 4, 2021
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Warning over dramatic TV shift in South Africa

The South African Post Office has called on qualifying households to apply for a free set-top box as the country prepares to migrate to digital broadcasting by 31 March 2022.

October 26, 2021
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media

Donald Trump launches company to take on Twitter, Facebook

Donald Trump has announced a SPAC attack.

October 21, 2021
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media

Netflix price hike for South Africa

Streaming service Netflix will increase the prices of its two most expensive monthly plans in South Africa from Tuesday (19 October).

October 19, 2021
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More South Africans are not paying their TV licences: report

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) faces continued collection issues around TV licences, as most users refuse to pay their fees.

October 6, 2021
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Media

Ster Kinekor expects more South Africans to head back to the cinema to watch Bond and other new releases

Cinema chain Ster Kinekor expects more South Africans to return to the cinema in the coming months on the back of vaccination efforts and a growing film slate.

October 1, 2021
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Media

YouTube will remove videos with misinformation about any vaccine

YouTube will begin removing content questioning any approved medical vaccine, not just those for Covid-19, a departure from the video site’s historically hands-off approach.

September 29, 2021
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Media