Tag Archives: DStv

Citi TV in Ghana goes live on DSTV

The Accra-based television station Citi TV will go online on DSTV today. A decision likely to significantly increase its audience to acquire a larger audience share. The DSTV platform operated by MultiChoice broadcasts in 50 sub-Saharan countries, including Cape Verde and Madagascar, and will give Citi TV a much wider reach. A management statement said [...]

South African eNCA goes HD on DStv

South African television channel eNCA (DStv 403) has switched to high definition (HD) stream, using a new curved LED video wall which it believes will be the largest studio screen used by a television channel in Africa. The transition from ENCA to HD comes more than eleven years after the deployment of the eMedia Investments [...]

Nigerian govt bans exclusive sports broadcasting rights

The Nigerian government has banned exclusivity for broadcast rights to sports events, reports Communications Week. The Minister of Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the regulations prevent the abuse of monopoly or market power, or anti-competitive and unfair practices, by a foreign or local broadcaster to remove other local broadcasters in the television [...]

Africa Magic aired new reality TV shows

Africa Magic launched the new year with a series of new reality shows. He recently announced that he will present three new TV shows: “Dr Laser”, “Date My Family”, “Confessions” and a new drama series – “Unmarried”. The first to be aired was “Date my Family,” a 45-minute program that began broadcast on January 5 [...]

TRACE Gospel to officially launch their dedicated gospel channel on DStv

TRACE has partnered with the MultiChoice Group to officially unveiling their dedicated gospel channel, TRACE Gospel across sub-Saharan Africa on DStv channel 332 . The dedicated channel will showcase the best of local and international gospel with music videos from various sub-genres that include Contemporary Gospel, Urban Gospel, Worship Gospel and Traditional Gospel. We are [...]

Peace FM, Joy FM and Y FM now accessible on DStv

MultiChoice Ghana is delighted to announce the addition of Peace FM, Joy FM and Y FM to the DStv platform in December. Our goal is to make great local radio entertainment more accessible to more people. we strive to give people across Ghana the opportunity to see get more news, current affairs updates and our [...]

DStv launches 24/7 WhatsApp Self-Service

MultiChoice Ghana has launched a battery of self-service platforms to assist customer better manage their DStv and GOtv service during the festivities. MultiChoice Ghana has launched a battery of self-service platforms to help customers better manage their DStv and GOtv services during the festivities. Making the announcement, MultiChoice Ghana Managing Director Cecil Sunkwa-Mills said: “We [...]

DSTV evaluates ZBC 24-hour news channel

DSTV is currently evaluating the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) 24-hour news channel, which will see the national broadcaster launch a free news channel for broadcast throughout the SADC region. Senator Monica Mutsvangwa, Minister of Advertising, Information and Broadcasting Services, told the post-ministerial meeting in Harare on Tuesday that the launch of the 24-hour news channel [...]

MultiChoice Nigeria launched 5 new packages

MultiChoice has unveiled five new packages for its DStv and GOtv platforms to provide more quality content at great value for customers this holiday season and beyond. According to the company, as of December 1, DStv customers will have more entertainment options with the introduction of three new DStv packages: DStv Confam, DStv Yanga and [...]

Euronews extends its offer on DStv in South Africa

The Euronews Group has reached an agreement with the MultiChoice group to offer Euronews content to millions of homes in sub-Saharan Africa on the DStv platform. The English edition of Euronews was already available on the DStv platform in many countries in East and West Africa. The new agreement will now allow this global English [...]