Arts and Entertainment

VAST Networks zero-rates Showmax on WI-FI

-August 22nd, 2017

Showmax, and Africa’s first open access Wi-Fi provider, VAST Networks (VAST), have partnered to zero-rate Wi-Fi data for streaming and downloading TV shows and movies on Showmax. 

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Tuluntulu now streams 40 TV channels on mobile

-June 26th, 2017

Tuluntulu has added an education, talent and religious channel to its lineup of shows which are viewable on a smartphone, offering users up to 40 TV and 28 radio channels.

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Hat-trick for SA animation

-June 22nd, 2017

Revolting Rhymes scored a hat-trick this weekend, winning Best Storytelling at the Shanghai International Film and TV Festival, then Best Animation at the World Banff Media Festival in Canada, and finally the Cristal for Best TV Production at Annecy in France.

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Showmax debuts own series

-June 13th, 2017

Showmax has kicked off the first in a series of original productions with the filming of Tali’s Wedding Diary, a mockumentary featuring Julia Anastasopoulos, better known as YouTube sensation Suzelle.

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SA gets WhatsApp drama

-May 31st, 2017

Sanlam has launched the country’s first WhatsApp drama series which is told entirely through the medium of WhatsApp in texts, photos, voice notes and video.

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Win with Gadget and Assassin’s Creed

-December 15th, 2016

Gadget and Ster-Kinekor are giving away three double sets of tickets to the screening of Assassin’s Creed. To enter, follow Gadget and Ster-Kinekor and show or tell us why you are the most entrenched Assassin or the most feared Templar.

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Amazon Prime Video hits SA

-December 14th, 2016

Amazon today announced that Amazon Prime Video is now available to customers in more than 200 countries including South Africa.

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SA ahead of USA with Rogue One in IMAX

-December 2nd, 2016

The pre-release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens – in December last year set new records for pre-bookings in Ster-Kinekor’s IMAX theatres across the country.

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Netflix vs ShowMax: The showdown

-October 28th, 2016

TV, in South Africa, is not quite dead yet. But it’s certainly headed that way thanks to the rise of on- demand video streaming services.

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ShowMax Year 1: ‘What we learned’

-August 19th, 2016

Launched one year ago, ShowMax has clocked up over 10 million views - more than 700 years’ worth of TV shows and movies. We’ve learned much about what people watch and when they watch it, writes BARRON ERNST, Chief Product Officer for ShowMax.

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