Local Zones key to AWS’ Africa growth strategy

Amazon Web Services said it is committed to the Africa market and recently launched a Local Zone in Kenya, one of 32 to be launched in 26 countries beginning this year.
Christopher Tredger
Jan 28, 2022

Netflix earmarks US$1m as it looks to up subscriber numbers in Africa

Digital streaming service pledges support for Creative Equity Scholarship Fund.
Dec 21, 2020

Netflix’s strategic move – enter Strive Masiyiwa

Zimbabwean telecommunication entrepreneur first African to be appointed to the Netflix board.
Nov 18, 2020

Netflix looks to broadcast more African content

The global video-on-demand platform partners with an African filmmaker incubator to launch an Episodic Content Development Lab for African writers.
Jun 11, 2020

Online offerings gain ground in battle for subscribers in Zimbabwe

Power outages and complaints over programming have cost MultiChoice subscribers.
Feb 27, 2019

MultiChoice starts JSE trading at R95.50

The pay-TV operator today entered a new chapter after listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Jun 29, 2018

'Cloud is the future and Africa better respond'

Cloud services is maturing quickly and governments must adapt accordingly to monetise the resource says Angola Cables CEO.
May 15, 2018

DStv, Netflix rivalry expected to filter through to Kenya, Nigeria

Competition will come to the fore once fibre roll out matures in these countries, according to one industry analyst.
Nov 6, 2017

Recent Netflix scam hits nearly 110m subscribers

Subscribers were warned of possible personal and credit card information theft.
Oct 19, 2016

Netflix partners Spectranet to deploy dedicated server in Nigeria

First of its kind server in West Africa designed to boost customer experience.
Oct 11, 2016

Kenyan govt takes aim at streaming services

Controversial Film, Stage Plays and Publication Act 2016 has resulted in an online petition.