NuWeb, new challenger to DStv, to launch in April

A new challenger to pay-TV operator MultiChoice, which owns DStv, is expected to launch commercial services soon, possibly by as early as April. Unlike DStv rival TopTV, however, NuWeb Television doesn’t intend using direct-to-home satellite technology. Rather, it will deliver its offering over fixed-line broadband connections. The company is in the process …

2012 Olympics on YouTube

YouTube will offer videos from the upcoming 2012 London Olympics. The technology and promotional partnership with broadcaster NBC will see YouTube provide the video player for throughout the London Games.