Video-on-demand is the technology that has started to disrupt our entertainment world. Instead of watching programming on TV, based upon what some network executive has determined people want to watch (at a time preordained by the network), you can use your fast broadband connection to stream what you want, when you want, to any number of devices — iPads, PCs, Smart TVs — anything with an internet connection. No decoder, no dish.
For Africa, any meaningful story must include a conversation about inclusive growth — which, by definition, is about including the majority that is currently excluded. Inclusive growth is all about development that is realised by creating opportunities for low-income segments to generate income and become self-sustainable.
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