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.
Close on 60% of South Africa’s population is under the age of 34. We’re a young nation, and mainstream media portrays this majority as beloved of bling. But just how much do we know about SA’s youth market, who they are, and where they are going? Andrew Miller weighs in.