South Africa is one of the fastest growing music streaming markets in the world

2019-04-30 13:42

South Africa is second on the list of countries with most notable streaming growth.

These are the best (and cheapest) ways to listen to streaming music in South Africa

2018-12-05 06:06

We compare the prices and functionality of the different music streaming services available in South Africa: Apple Music, Spotify, Joox, Google Play, Deezer, Simfy Africa , and Jay-Z Tidal.

Telkom Mobile is giving away free data - and made an apology playlist - to say sorry for outages

2018-08-03 17:54

Telkom said hardware failure was to blame for the outages which affected the company’s website, call centres and cellular services.

Why music's survival means going with the stream

2018-07-07 08:00

For a while it seemed the music industry was in critical condition. Then streaming services came along, a natural enough flow of events – but one that finally gave consumers what they wanted, writes Chris Cheetham.

Which music streaming platform is best for me?

2018-04-08 00:00

These days we’re spoilt for choice with music streaming services. Whether they’re international big hitters like Spotify or local newbies like Joox, they all offer massive catalogues. So which one is best for you?.

Spotify is now in South Africa – 3 ways it is better than Apple Music

2018-03-13 14:39

Although Spotify is free the music streaming service enters an already saturated music streaming market it owns discovery of music you never knew you'd love.


South African bands only make R50,000 per million plays from Spotify and Apple Music. Here’s how they make ends meet.

2018-12-10 06:21

This is roughly 5c per stream on Spotify, and 11c a stream on Apple Music, not quite enough to pay the bills.

Your local cafe is probably streaming music illegally

2018-10-16 06:15

Artists and record companies lose $2.7bn (about R39bn) in revenue annually because small business owners typically stream music from personal accounts at cafes or barber shops rather than a commercial-use license.

QUIZ: Plan your day and we'll tell you which streaming service you should be using

2018-07-09 07:00

If you’re struggling to choose a music streaming service that suits your lifestyle then this quiz might be just the thing for you!

Music business rakes in billions at record pace as digital dominates

2018-04-25 19:00

Recorded music grossed $17.3 billion in 2017 with digital music amounting to 54 percent of the revenue.

Spotify is now in South Africa – 3 reasons why Apple Music is still better

2018-03-14 12:07

Spotify is new and shiny, but in these respects good ol' Apple Music is still superior.

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