‘Miners Shot Down’ goes to Video-on-Demand

November 27th, 2015
ONTAPtv.com has made the documentary Miners Shot Down available for streaming and download through its South African Video on Demand (VoD) service.

Miners Shot Down is the internationally acclaimed documentary about the 34 miners who were killed, and many others injured, during the platinum mine strike at Marikana in South Africa in August 2012. The documentary directed by Rehard Desai has been shown in 76 countries and this week won the Emmy for Best Documentary at the International Emmy Awards in New York.

“As part of our commitment to showcase the best African as well as international content on ONTAPtv.com, we have included Miners Shot Down as part of our free package, and our African ONTAPtv package, in order to enable everyone to see this important and outstanding documentary,” says Lindsay Servian, head of ONTAPtv.com.

Customers can register and subscribe at www.ontaptv.com and can then stream this, and other content, on Android or iOS smartphones, tablets, PC and MACs; or download on-line via broadband or Wi-Fi connections, and view off-line on smartphones and tablets through free Android and iOS apps.

“In addition to this leading documentary, we have been adding significantly to our African ONTAPtv package,” says Kgositsile Poonyane, Head of Consumer Marketing at ONTAPtv.com. “Last month, an additional 193 episodes from ReelAfrican and 190 new SABC episodes were added. We are sponsoring great local talent under projects of the Maxum Media Accelerator to produce original local content for us.”

ONTAPtv.com offers a range of monthly packages. Its African ONTAPtv package is R39 per month. In addition, it offers Hollywood blockbusters that are available from R15 for a 48 hour rental.

ONTAPtv.com also offers a free package to enable customers to try the service. For the next six months, Miners Shot Down is being made available as part of the free package.

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