First à la carte VOD service launches in South Africa

First à la carte VOD service launches in South Africa

First à la carte VOD service launches in South Africa

Hong Kong-based telco HKT (via its international operating division PCCW Global) has announced the launch of, a new VOD service for South Africa. customers can subscribe to monthly packages of local and international TV series, movies, and lifestyle programmes, and also rent Hollywood blockbusters. They can stream this content to PCs and Macs, and stream or download to their smartphones and tablets.

“We are excited about the growth in demand for anytime, anywhere VOD services,” comments Mr. Marc Halbfinger, Chief Executive Officer of PCCW Global. “We first invested in South Africa in 2012 through the acquisition of Gateway, and this has been extremely successful for us. We are today delighted to demonstrate our further commitment to South Africa through the launch of”

PCCW Global are partners at this year’s TV Connect Africa (17th – 19th November 2015 Cape Town Convention Centre, South Africa), where they will also be presenting on

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