SABC+

The recent evolution of the SABC into cyberspace could open-up the corporations’ prospects in terms of content enhancement and revenue collection. For instance, TV licenses holders whose accounts are not in arears can be offered a discount if not free access to what was once part of TelkomOne’s AMP content… Read More SABC+

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OTT Paralax180522

Unless a stranger steps on our corns and behaves as if they know us from Phelindaba, we tend to be lenient when a relationship between ourselves and those who have access to our personal data is mutually beneficial. No matter how critical we may be about it, DStv has forged a deeper relationships with us. For now we will stay tuned. Perhaps after three months or so we may sing a different tune. Or the DStv Streama decoder would have arrived by then, kiosking all the streaming apps within one device. Is The War of The Streaming Apps on the horizon or we, those of us who are interested in the evolution of the telly, awakening to a raging war?… Read More OTT Paralax180522

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Telkom_LIT_TV_100 and the New Frontier

The LIT TVC 100 Packages then turns your home into a connected hub both in entertainment and productivity, concretely. Gradually Naspers through both DStv Now and Showmax has made its way into the OTT environment and Telkom LIT TVC 100 will provide one of the ecosystems within which it can thrive amongst other OTT’S. Make no mistake that the other internet service providers will hanker into the OTT’s application platforming over time; perhaps by platforming rather than erecting a new OTT service similar to Showmax or Netflix for that matter. It is a matter of how they will find their way there which will be of interest to those who care about the future of television. This is the new frontier that is opening up and Telkom dictates the way through data provision and platforming.… Read More Telkom_LIT_TV_100 and the New Frontier

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The Imposter

The Imposter is an interesting proposal and risky too if one keeps in mind what the contemporary television viewer is bombarded with these days. The screen and its multitudes of channel feeds is awashed by prison break dramas and prison soap operas or soap operas that goes into a rogue mode when a principal character goes to prison and the audiences loyalty is split between the old saying ‘crime does not pay’ and the empathy solicited on behalf of the incarcerated character; to be set free… Read More The Imposter

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Film Review: The Ring

The Ring attempts to be funny while it deals with the overcooked classic tale of love. Is there anything to say in this theme? Not really, except for the reshuffle of the sign system and point of view vis-à-vis perspective. Despite a few strong points here and there this film has its moments but offers us nothing new. It whispers to us a feather light 2deF’Points out of Five: ♦ ♦ /¶… Read More Film Review: The Ring

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Film Review: Ilizwi

Ilizwi is a proposal that hints at what we could see in the future in terms of the bourgeoning South African film industry once the M-Net in Motion Academy 2015 Interns are striking it out on their own and are brave enough to venture outside of the box. The film initiates a new paranormal tale with a slight thrill build up and delivers to us a gentle 3deF’Points out of Five: ♦ ♦ ♦ /¶… Read More Film Review: Ilizwi

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