Best UK streaming and pay-TV services 2021: Sky, Virgin, Netflix and Amazon Prime compared and ranked | Technology

The choice of how you get your TV and movies in the UK has exploded in recent years, with a growing number of premium pay-TV providers and streaming services available at a wide range of prices. Many of them have long contracts, exclusive content and complicated bundle pricing. And that’s Continue Reading

Amazon wins 49% of new TV streaming customers in run-up to Christmas | Technology

Amazon proved more popular than Netflix in the run-up to Christmas as live Premier League and international rugby helped it attract half of all new UK subscribers to streaming services in the final quarter last year. There were almost 1.3m new subscriptions to services such as Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Continue Reading

Google Stadia could Rollout New YouTube Streaming Feature – Tempemail

Image sourced from Games Radar Google is expected to roll out a new Stadia feature which would allow users to directly stream to YouTube. According to 9to5Google, the tech giant has already started a “slow rollout of direct YouTube live streaming for its Stadia platform with the button no longer Continue Reading

Streaming platforms aren’t helping musicians – and things are only getting worse | Culture

When I worked as an artist manager, there was one nerve-wracking question I was asked repeatedly: “Should I tweet this?” It wasn’t just from unhappy musicians. It came from disillusioned label managers, miffed agents and even the odd publicist, and the subject matter of the Tweet was always the same: Continue Reading

Showmax Introduces Subscription-Free Streaming Service – Tempemail

Showmax has launched a subscription-free streaming service in South Africa – ‘Showmax Free’. This service is expected to feature “hand-picked content slate that gives customers an opportunity to sample some of Showmax’s entertainment”. Showmax Free will feature local movies, series and sports shows. Users will be able to stream movies Continue Reading

Telkom Launches Mobile Streaming Service in South Africa – Tempemail

Telkom has partnered with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to launch a new streaming channel, TelkomONE. The mobile operator channel will house SABC’s television channels 1, 2, Sport and Education as well as all 19 SABC radio stations. The five-year partnership, a first-of-its-kind for the SABC, is expected to Continue Reading

They built it, but people did not come: the cautionary tale of Quibi | TV streaming

When some of the biggest names in Hollywood and Wall Street linked arms with some of the best-known business executives and tech firms, it looked like their plan to become the Netflix of mobile streaming – with bite-size TV and film content designed to appeal to viewers on the move Continue Reading

The streaming startups trying to save the music industry mid-pandemic | Music

Two decades ago, digital technology pulled the record business inside out, a shock from which it has only recently recovered. But in 2020 it is helping, at least partially, to remedy a live business obliterated by coronavirus cancellations. Early in the pandemic, the likes of Twitch, YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and Continue Reading

Telkom to Launch Local Streaming Platform – Tempemail

Telkom is expected to launch a new streaming platform called TelkomONE in November 2020. The video service will host a variety of local South Africa content including music, education and series. “TelkomONE is a proudly local and South African service and naturally, we want to host and showcase outstanding content Continue Reading

Fights, camera, action: the beginner’s guide to streaming video games | Games- Tempemail

Being a “gamer” used to mean actually playing video games, but now watching other people play is almost as important. Last year, more than 740m of us watched gaming streams on Twitch, YouTube and other platforms, with superstar streamers such as Ninja, Tfue and Pokimane attracting many millions of adoring Continue Reading