Tag: Netflix

Here’s what to expect from MultiChoice’s partnership with Netflix & Amazon

In an unexpected move, MultiChoice announced a partnership deal with Netflix and Amazon, in June. Aiming to be a one-stop shop, MultiChoice plans to offer the streaming services of its competitors through its new decoder. Some have expressed concern about the pay-TV group warding off competition. Duncan McLeod, Founder & Editor of TechCentral joins CNBC Africa for more.

Tech giants report strong earnings

The big four tech giants, worth nearly $5 trillion reported earnings last week defying the worst economic downturns on record. Joining CNBC Africa for more on the numbers is Henry Biddlecombe, Analyst at Anchor Capital.

How this SA animation studio is taking the African story into the world

South African animation studio, Triggerfish is the leading group behind Netflix’s first animated TV series from Africa, and they have announced its first international studio to be opened in Galway Ireland. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack their international expansion is Stuart Forrest, CEO of TriggerFish.

Billionaire Bill Gates: 6 movies and TV shows to help relieve pandemic stress

For billionaire Bill Gates, reading and watching TV and movies helps “stem the tide” of anxiety amid the Covid-19 pandemic, he said in a blog post on May 18.

This is how Bill Gates’ brain works

In a upcoming three-part documentary “Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates", Netflix aims to find out what goes on inside the mind of the second richest man in the world.

How these African architects hit the big time

From Lagos to Sindia, from Pointe-Noire to Costa Rica and now on to the set of Netflix’s Selling Sunset. This is the phenomenal success of a South African based leading firm of architects. Mark Bullivant, Director and Professional Architect at SAOTA joins CNBC Africa to discuss how one of their designs found itself on the streaming service.

If you invested $1,000 in Netflix in 2007, here’s how much you’d have now

All eyes are on video-streaming giant Netflix, which faces new competition from Disney’s highly anticipated streaming platform,Disney+, as it reported its first-quarter earnings Tuesday.

MultiChoice, Netflix issue: ICASA speaks out

ICASA has been anxious that MultiChoice group is using its dominant position in the market to limit competition in the streaming market. MultiChoice has submitted that streaming services such as Netflix pose a significant threat to its operations in South Africa and are therefore calling on ICASA to regulate international streaming services. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Botlenyana Mokhele, a Councillor at ICASA