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“Historic day” for Digital TV – Muthambi

South Africa will on Friday mark a historic moment when the transmission of analogue signals for terrestrial TV in the Square Kilometre Array area will be phased out.


Apple unveils new TV app

Apple has unveiled a new app for iOS and the Apple TV – called TV.

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ShowMax CEO reveals what keeps him up at night

MyBroadband interviewed ShowMax CEO John Kotsaftis to find out whether there is enough space for them and Netflix in South Africa, and what their biggest challenges are.

Faith Muthambi

Great at doing awareness campaigns, not so good at actual work

The Department of Communications has exceeded its “digital broadcasting awareness campaigns” target – but has failed to meet multiple digital TV migration deadlines.

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DStv Premium subscribers get special ShowMax discount

MultiChoice is offering DStv Premium clients a special discount on ShowMax subscriptions.

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DStv is ditching Flash

MultiChoice has stopped using Adobe Flash, and with it killed its desktop player.

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7de Laan broadcast in trouble as Motsoeneng gets involved

SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng wants to meet with the producers of local soap 7de Laan as part of contract negotiations with the public broadcaster to renew the show.

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Netflix’s VPN clampdown didn’t hurt it

The over-analysis of Netflix’s recent financial reports were off the mark.

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Zuma accepts third SABC board member’s resignation

President Jacob Zuma has accepted the resignation of SABC board member Leah Thabisile Khumalo.

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Cisco develops system to automatically cut off pirate streams

Cisco says it has developed a system to disable live pirate streams, according to a report by TorrentFreak.

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