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Gaming

Apple Arcade

Many of the video game streaming services you will find will be providing the latest in triple-A offerings. Apple Arcade will instead be focused on a vast library of over 100 exclusive indie games to draw players in to being a member of its service. The low subscription price makes Apple Arcade an appealing choice for families looking to provide the whole family with entertainment on their various Apple devices. A total of six people can access the Apple Arcade Library on one account.

GeForce Now

Nvidia’s GeForce Now allows PC players to transform their setups into a powerful gaming rig that can play over 400 GeForce Now supported games. Those interested in trying out the service can currently register for the GeForce Now Beta on Nvidia’s website. All that is needed from you is a strong internet connection and to live in either North America or Europe. With a library full of popular games and the ability to play them with the power of an Nvidia graphics card, GeForce Now is an intriguing option for PC players looking for a video game streaming service.

Google Stadia

Google shocked the gaming community when it revealed that it is creating its own video game streaming service in Google Stadia. This particular service promises players the ability to stream games in 4K resolution at 60 frames per second to any device that can run the Google Chrome browser. However, you will need an internet connection with at least 35Mbps to reap all of the benefits of Google Stadia. The library of Google Stadia is currently one of its strongest selling points with the likes of Borderlands 3, Cyberpunk 2077, Destiny 2, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, and many other high-profile games being available on the service. Please note that currently Google Stadia is not available in South Africa.

PlayStation Now

Sony has been in the sector for a few years with PlayStation Now. Attention has increased for Sony’s service recently thanks to a significant price cut to $9.99 a month compared to its previous price of $19.99 a month. PlayStation Now also recently added the fan-favorite titles of God of War and Grand Theft Auto V to its library of over 800 PS4, PS3, and PS2 games. These two significant announcements for the Sony streaming service have made PlayStation Now a bit more of an enticing option for those looking to dive into the world of video game streaming services.

Shadow

Shadow from Blade gives players the ability to experience high-performance gaming on any device. Players can stream a vast library of games at 720p and 60 FPS with an internet connection of only 5Mbps. 1080P and 4K resolutions are available for individuals with faster internet speeds. One of the things that separate Shadow from the other services on this list is that it can be used for more than just gaming. Subscribers can use Shadow to perform intensive tasks that only a powerful Windows 10 PC could operate like video editing.

Vortex

The video game streaming service of Vortex offers an impressive list of games for players to enjoy. These games include Destiny 2, Grand Theft Auto V, Apex Legends, and many others. Vortex brings its cloud gaming capabilities to its subscribers on any of their devices that include TVs, laptops, phones, and browsers. Fortunately, you can test your connection to the Vortex servers on the service’s website.

xCloud

Project xCloud is Microsoft’s entry into the world of video game streaming services and will allow players to stream and play high-profile Xbox titles on their mobile devices. Microsoft’s xCloud is not currently available in its full form. However, interested individuals can now register for a chance to test the preview of the service out. For now, those who are invited to try out the preview of xCloud will need to have a Microsoft account, a device running Android 6.0 or higher and Bluetooth 4.0, a Bluetooth Xbox One controller, 5GHz Wi-Fi or mobile connection of 10Mbps down, and the Xbox Game Streaming App.

Fiberfy Privacy Policy

The purpose of Fiberfy’s privacy policy is to assure customers that we respect their privacy rights, by undertaking to not trade in their personal details or monitor their communications except when required to do so by law.

The policy also tells our customers how and when we will gather their personal information as well as how we intend to use it. Furthermore, the policy gives our customers an avenue of redress if our company or any of its employees do so.

1. What is our Policy on Customer Information?

From time to time, Fiberfy will collect certain personal information about our customers and visitors from their websites, when we host these. Such information will include both identifiable personal data, as well as non-identifiable personal information. Identifiable personal information will be collected when you sign a contract for service with us.

Non-identifiable information is gathered automatically when you visit our website or those websites hosted by us and stored for use in our system. The purpose of this privacy policy is to explain to customers what types of information we will collect and how that information is used. In most cases, we collect this information to ensure network integrity and that we continue to provide you with the most relevant content and best possible service that suits your needs. In some cases, we are required by law to collect personal information about customers. Except where the law requires otherwise, we undertake to protect the confidentiality of such data.

2. Confidentiality

Fiberfy respects the privacy of our customers and the privacy of those accessing our network and websites hosted by us. We undertake to protect the confidentiality of our customers and users including all personal information supplied in the course of contracting with us for services. We undertake not to sell your personal information to third parties for commercial or marketing purposes.

3. Collection of Personal Data

Fiberfy collects personal data about our customers when they apply for a new service subscription, respond to customer surveys and promotions or contact our helpdesk.

4. Use of Personal Data

Fiberfy may on occasion use your personal information to contact you about promotional offers; advise you of matters relevant to service provision and in some cases, solicit your feedback. However, Fiberfy will provide you with an option within every communication to opt out of receiving any communications of this nature or you can contact our customer services representatives to ensure that you do not receive such promotional information, at unsubscribe@fiberfy.co.za. 

We may also log the websites you visit; collect IP addresses and information about your operating system and the type of browser you use for the purposes of our network/ system administration and to audit the use of our site. This data, however, will not be used to identify individual users who will at all times remain anonymous. Any information Fiberfy collects from you through correspondence with us, whether via e-mail, telephonically or by written letter, will only be used to address the matters within that correspondence. If this requires referring such correspondence within Fiberfy or to a third party to ensure customer service, your personal information will only be disclosed to the point necessary to address your query or concerns, and will otherwise be kept confidential.

5. Public Space (Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms & Third-Party Sites)

Any information that customers disclose in a public space, including on any bulletin board, chat
room or any site Fiberfy may host for you, is available to anyone else who visits that space.
Fiberfy cannot safeguard any information you disclose there.

6. Site Linking

Sites hosted Fiberfy may contain links to sites that belong to third parties unrelated to us. Fiberfy cannot be held responsible for any use of your personal information arising from you disclosing such information on third party sites. Fiberfy cannot protect any information you may disclose on these sites and recommends that you review the privacy policy statements of those sites you visit. Fiberfy reserves the right to disclose information about customers where required in good faith, to do so by law or to exercise our legal rights or defend ourselves against legal claims.

7. Types of Information

There are two main types of personal information – Identifiable personal data, and non-identifiable personal data. Identifiable data generally includes a customer’s name, address, telephone numbers, gender, IP address, billing information (such as a credit card number) etc. Non-identifiable data generally includes: a postal code; the date and time sites are accessed (if you gather this); pages visited; (usually done to monitor demand and improve usefulness of the site); the type of browser being used; the operating system and the type of personal computer being used to access the services. In terms of the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communications-Related Information Act, 2002, all telecoms service providers, including ISPs are obliged to obtain and keep certain identifiable personal data of customers when entering into service contracts. This includes in addition to the above, in the case of a person: ID number; residential and business addresses; and a certified copy of the customer’s ID document. In the case of a company: all of the above as well as the company’s registration number and a certified copy of the customer’s business letterhead. While this expansive interpretation of personal information might be seen as overly cautious, we advise you to identify or define all these requirements as personal information.

8. Remarketing

Fiberfy uses 3rd party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies, including the Google Adwords tracking cookie. This means we will continue to show ads to you across the internet, specifically on the Google Content Network (GCN). As always we respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other 3rd party remarketing system.

The third-party vendors, including Google, whose services we use – will place cookies on web browsers in order to serve ads based on past visits to our website. – Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website. This allows us to make special offers and continue to market our services to those who have shown interest in our service.