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Hopster takes leap into Africa

Early learning entertainment platform Hopster has launched in Africa, in partnership with South Africa’s Vodacom and Congolese telco MTN. The launch also comes in partnership with mobile and web application platform provider AfrikaStream. In addition to worldwide brands like Pingu and Peppa Pig, users will be able to access Nigerian series Bino and Fino along […]

South African minister moves forward on digital switchover

South Africa’s minister of communications Nomvula Mokonyane has named the members of the Broadcasting Digital Migration Advisory Council that will advise her on matters relating to digital switchover and the development of digital-terrestrial TV. The naming of council members follows the appointment of Aldred Dreyer as project director for the DTT Programme Management Office (PMO). […]

Naspers’ ShowMax teams up with Vodacom for low-cost SVOD offering

Naspers-owned subscription video-on-demand service ShowMax has teamed up with Vodafone-backed South African mobile operator Vodacom to offer a low-cost OTT TV service available exclusively to Vodacom customers. The new service, ShowMax Select, will be available on smartphones and tablets, priced at ZAR49 (€3.50) per month. The offering gives subscribers unlimited access to a catalogue of […]