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Break the hold of digital colonialism
Break the hold of digital colonialism
In July 2017, Lindelani Mashua was sitting quietly in his car. A handful of people approached, doused it with petrol and set it alight. Mashua, an...
MultiChoice to launch a streaming-only service in 2019
MultiChoice to launch a streaming-only service in 2019
MultiChoice in 2019 will launch a stand-alone "internet" or over-the-top (OTT) version of DStv to capture pay-TV subscribers who are able to and...
Netflix has big appetite for growth
Netflix has big appetite for growth
Netflix was born in 1997 when its co-founder and chief executive Reed Hastings was late in returning a video he had rented from a store. He was...
Rajesh Sundaram: MultiChoice, ANN7 and the president's stick
Rajesh Sundaram: MultiChoice, ANN7 and the president's stick
A former editor at ANN7 has lifted the lid on how Gupta employees deceived MultiChoice into believing it was ready to launch on its DStv platform....
Multichoice opens up bidding for news channel
Multichoice opens up bidding for news channel
MultiChoice South Africa is calling on interested parties to register to bid for a 24-hour news channel to replace Gupta-linked news channel...
Editorial: MultiChoice just doesn’t get it
Editorial: MultiChoice just doesn’t get it
When MultiChoice chief executive Calvo Mawela addressed the media this week, he was contrite. There had been “mistakes”, he said.
Sanef: Removing ANN7 has 'serious implications for media freedom'
Sanef: Removing ANN7 has 'serious implications for media freedom'
MultiChoice’s decision to end its contract with ANN7 has been met with criticism from the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef), which...
'ANN7 served as a front to defraud the state'— EFF
'ANN7 served as a front to defraud the state'— EFF
The EFF on Wednesday welcomed MultiChoice's decision to rid itself of Gupta-linked ANN7, saying the channel served as a front to defraud the...
Multichoice enquiry reveals no evidence of corruption in ANN7 deal
Multichoice enquiry reveals no evidence of corruption in ANN7 deal
Though media giant MultiChoice admits it made “mistakes” and there were “procedural shortcomings” in its dealings with formerly Gupta-owned...
MultiChoice drops ANN7 from the DStv bouquet
MultiChoice drops ANN7 from the DStv bouquet
On Wednesday, MultiChoice announced that it will no longer offer ANN7 in its DStv bouquet when ANN7's contract expires in August.

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