Technology & Convergence - In Brief

Technology & Convergence

More global content for an African VoD platform: iROKOtv announced last week that it will diversify its catalogue: it is branching out to include Hollywood, Bollywood, Korean and Telenovela television series and movies as part of its offering. - Read the full story here. 


Balancing Act has revealed that VoD is exploding across Africa. Click on the below chart to find out more...

On 12 September Afrikaans fantasy love story Die Windpomp releases on DVD as well as on Times Media’s Vidi and DStv’s Box Office Video On Demand (VOD) platforms. Producer Chris Roland says, “We’re ecstatic that people who missed the film in the cinema now have an opportunity to see the film on DVD and VOD. Since the cinema release we have been inundated by the public asking how they can see the film.” Read the full story here. 


South Africa’s easy-to-access online streaming entertainment hub VIDI, which allows viewers to watch their favourite TV series and movies as and when they want is about to be launched.