Apple to buy music recognising app Shazam - report

2017-12-10 13:48

Apple is in talks to buy the popular song recognition app Shazam as the tech giant tries to compete with streaming leader Spotify, TechCrunch reports.

The Dish-Disconnectors

2017-07-05 13:10

With internet connections becoming ever more affordable and faster, many South Africans are abandoning pay-TV and opting for streaming services instead.

Discover the truth about your favourite sports in this cool show

2017-03-19 06:02

This unique format explores a diverse range of topics in the world of sport.

Will Spotify save the music business?

2017-01-03 11:09

Outside Sweden, Daniel Ek isn't a household name. That will probably change this year when the 33-year-old seeks to turn Spotify, the music streaming business he founded a decade ago in Stockholm, into a publicly traded company that could be worth $8 bn.

Can mobile money help sustain streaming music in Africa?

2016-11-16 08:33

The biggest challenge for streaming music in Africa is that it needs to adopt a paying model solution such as mobile money to thrive on the continent, says an expert.

A new approach to music streaming

2016-11-03 13:42

Catherine Lückhoff, founder and CEO of NicheStreem - which has been a finalist in the FNB Business Innovation Awards - is making waves in the online music world.

Netflix is taking over Hollywood

2016-10-19 11:38

Tara Flynn, a rising star in show development at TV studio Fox 21, walked into her boss’s office in August to announce she was leaving for a job at Netflix Inc.

YouTube is SA's gateway drug to streaming content

2016-08-16 15:04

The television landscape in South Africa has seen a shift in recent months with the launch of streaming content and video on demand services, says a local expert.

Mixed views on ShowMax Apple TV support

2016-03-11 16:09

Local internet video service ShowMax has finally switched on support for Google Chromecast and the latest Apple TV devices.

Streaming: The ultimate boredom buster for your kids

2016-01-25 10:45

New video streaming services give parents access to thousands of kids shows at an affordable price.


How to Showmax - made easy!

2017-08-11 11:49

Are you interested in joining the streaming lifestyle but unsure of how exactly to do it? We've created a guide for you!

New TV service launched to rival Netflix, Showmax

2017-05-04 15:06

Discover Digital has launched a new internet TV service, Digital Entertainment On Demand to rival services like Netflix and Showmax.

Netflix growth surges as it adds 7 million users

2017-01-19 10:53

Netflix added a record seven million subscribers over the past quarter as part of its global expansion drive, fueling a surge in revenue and profit for the streaming giant.

ShowMax now available for Android TV

2016-12-06 15:05

Streaming service ShowMax - which is available for desktop, mobile and other media players - is now on Android TV.

YouTube bolts on more vivid picture quality

2016-11-08 16:40

Video-sharing website YouTube has announced support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) videos as the latest format available.

How to hack your hotel's Wi-Fi to stream shows

2016-11-01 15:58

How do even five-star hotel rooms have such utterly inadequate cable TV setups?

ShowMax turns one

2016-08-19 08:42

As ShowMax marks its first anniversary it has clocked up 10 million views, equivalent to 700 years' worth of TV shows and movies.

Top 5 smartphones for streaming ShowMax, Netflix

2016-08-11 12:26

South Africans are spoilt for choice when choosing how to consume video content after the launch of numerous multimedia streaming sites and apps.

Streaming Nollywood outfit iROKOtv raises $19m

2016-01-25 16:36

African internet television business iROKOtv has signed deals worth millions of dollars to boost its content development and capital funding.

Netflix goes live in South Africa

2016-01-06 20:11

Online movie and television series streaming service Netflix has officially gone live in 130 countries including South Africa.

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