NEWS ARCHIVE

Below are links to current and past industry news content updates.

CURRENT POSTS

Government wants big sports events to be free-to-air

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) and the Department of Communications want a number of major sporting events to be free-to-air.

BusinessTech

SABC3 is replacing 'Isidingo' with... repeats of 'Isidingo'

After cancelling the 21-year old local weekday soap, the SABC isn't replacing it with something new immediately.

Channel24

Global smart speaker shipments reach new high of 147m

An overview of smart speaker shipments by brand between Q4 2018 and Q4 2019. Total shipments in Q4 2019 reached 55.7m, the highest level ever.

Warc

Tecno comes to SA

It is a household name in Nigeria and competes with the biggest brands in the world in Kenya, yet Tecno is literally and figuratively foreign to SA.

Gadget

DStv streaming service

The DStv Now standalone streaming service is set to launch before the end of March 2020.

MyBroadband