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Econet Launches Kwesé Play in SA, Brings Roku box, Netflix

By Staff Writer Econet, the owners of Liquid Telecom, has introduced its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service Kwesé Play in South Africa. The firm through Econet...

Netflix likely to ignore 50% of customers willing to pay a premium for US content

A survey released this week by OnePoll commissioned by comparison site Comparitech has found that half (48%) of the non-US respondents who used Netflix...

Has Netflix’s campaign to block VPN resulted in slower subscriber growth?

There have been a number of suggestions to explain the slowdown in Netflix’s subscriber growth that resulted in its share price falling by 14.5%....

Naspers aims to take on Amazon, eBay on their home turf, and tackles US-based Netflix in Africa

If recent moves are anything to go by, Naspers is ready to compete with the best on the global stage. Bob van Dijk is making...

Double vision: why Netflix wants you to watch an extra screen

Netflix announced last month that it will launch a second screen experience within its app, allowing subscribers to view additional information related to the...

Netflix’s VPN ban cannot cure TV studios’ chronic headaches

In mid-January, Netflix announced a ban on the use of proxies, unblockers and virtual private networks (VPNs) – all technical work-arounds to view movies...

Even if Netflix is serious about blocking VPNs, it is unlikely to succeed

Netflix has sent the world into a frenzy of anxiety by announcing through their blog that they will be trying to restrict users to...

Netflix cannot compete with local firms

Over-the-top (OTT) video player Netflix announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in early January 2016 that it has expanded its coverage...

Netflix to stop geo-dodgers

  In coming weeks, those using proxies and unblockers to access  Netflix will only be able to access the service in the country where they...

Netflix vs local content. Who will win?

In his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO, announced that Netflix will now be...

Netflix ‘good’ for SA internet TV

Naspers owned video streaming service ShowMax has said that Netflix’s launch in South Africa will boost local awareness of internet television. By Gareth van Zyl,...

Netflix goes live in South Africa

 Online movie and television series streaming service Netflix has officially gone live in 130 countries including South Africa on Wednesday night. By Gareth van Zyl,...

Telkom August Big Deal: SmartBroadband Wireless For R249

Telkom August Big Deal has been revealed. The company is offering a SmartBroadband Wireless deal for R249 a month on a 24-month contract and comes...

How Much the Multichoice’s Top Executives Are Paid

JSE-listed pay-TV group Multichoice has today published its integrated annual report detailing the salaries of its top executives. MultiChoice Group includes MultiChoice South Africa, MultiChoice...

Design and Repair Must Work Together to Undo our Legacy of Waste

by Tom Lee This article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where authors explore key ideas in science and technology in...