Category Archives: South African TV Production

Youth Soccer Development via Reality TV and multi-platform properties

Fireball SEM’s dedicated Soccer development business was established to develop grassroots Soccer, the fan base and future Soccer stars in developing countries by leveraging the popularity of English & European Soccer through multi-platform properties including “Soccer’s Next Pro” and “Playing To … Continue reading

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Pay TV in South Africa grows at a phenomenal pace in the last 5 years

DStv empire now boasts 1.3 million black households Pay TV channel and Nasper member DStv said it now has 1.3 million black households under its empire – a sign that pay TV in South Africa has grown on a phenomenal … Continue reading

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Success comes from engaging African TV audiences through providing content on mobile phones

As Africa’s mobile internet user base grows, we can expect TV networks to continually increase their efforts to marry TV with a rich, personalised mobile experience. There are after all more mobile phone owner/users than TV set owner/users throughout Africa. … Continue reading

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YouTube Live launches

The initial roll out of YouTube Live, which will integrate live streaming capabilities and discovery tools directly into the YouTube platform for the first time, has begun. This service has a new YouTube Live browse page (www.youtube.com/live), where users can … Continue reading

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NASPERS’S NEW MEDIA LAB IS REVOLUTIONARY

The boundary between the physical world and internet is narrowing. There is a lab in a quiet corner of Stellenbosch University where a group of post graduate students are doing quite extraordinary things. The vibe in the lab is relaxed … Continue reading

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SMART TV TO UNVEIL SERVICE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA, ADDING MOZAMBIQUE, ZAMBIA AND TANZANIA

Smart TV, a new Pan-African pay-television brand from Sweden’s Next Generation Broadcasting, plans to launch services in three new markets in Africa. According to Martin Abuya, the chief executive officer Smart TV Uganda, the company will unveil its pay-TV service … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICA: DSTV VS. TOPTV: ONE YEAR ON

In May 2010, On Digital Media (ODM) brought competition to the South African pay-TV market with its TopTV offering. TopTV launched with seven different packages, with pricing and channel bundle options ranging from R99 to R249 per month. A TopTV … Continue reading

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