Amateur, short form content is king, so why aren’t local VOD services propping up everywhere?
Local video on demand and over the top services should consider the limitations of the market and how content caters to that audience rather than emulating international success.
Netflix is growing stronger by the quarter and it shows no signs of slowing down.
And yes, it’ll probably be available locally.
Kenyan ShowMax subscribers with buffering problems are about to get some good news.
Despite adding 14 million subscribers, Netflix’s international business is still losing money.
You no longer have to make a plan to watch The Grand Tour, you just need a credit card.
Fibre to the home, LTE, 3G, ADSL, VDSL, tin cans and string: the number of ways you can get connected to the internet is increasing fast and, as a result, getting more confusing. Yet all this choice leads to one practical question: is my broadband connection good enough to stream video using services like ShowMax? […]
PrideTV provides Africa’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with its first dedicated video-on-demand service.
Altogether, 10 million TV shows and movies have been watched on ShowMax since launch last year.
With the number of new international subscribers slowing down to a crawl, the answer seems to be, yes.
ShowMax opens up subscriptions to its VOD service to the rest of Africa with what it says is a uniquely African slant.
Oodles of local content and a few classics join the ShowMax line-up for April.
Does spending eight times the price of a movie ticket to watch a movie at home sound up your alley? Then Screening Room might be just for you.
You can now rent and buy movies from Google.
Its really no surprise that the second South African VOD service to fall comes just weeks after Netflix launched in 130 countries.
Now iOS users can also download TV series and movies from Showmax to watch later.
Thinking of upgrading your internet connection to enjoy more of what Showmax has to offer? This deal might be for you.