Joburgers stream the most music according to new stats released by SkyRoomLive. Actually, if you take a closer look at these latest facts and figures, Gareth Cliff may have been on to something when he said radio was dead. It seems a stack of local South Africans are streaming 3D and HD performances on their devices, despite the data costs.
SkyRoomLive is a local live streaming internet portal supported by Virgin Mobile. They’ve also partnered up with SABC 1 to run a weekly show that presents highlights of the live performances featured on the portal. It’s a rad way to watch live performances of your favourite musicians but also a neat way to see new talent – both local and international.
Here’s a couple of the stats released by SkyRoomLive founder Eban Olivier that may very well change your perception of how South Africans are using tech:
Live streaming performances has increased by 1000% in the last year. The internet is on the rise.
Joburgers stream the most music followed by Cape Town and then Polokwane (maybe because they don’t get all that many international acts touring to their part of the country?)
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