Tag Archives: DStv

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver renewed for more seasons

The popular TV show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, watched on M-Net in South Africa and on DSTV across the whole Africa has been renewed for 3 seasons further, until 2020. The late night weekly talk show by HBO won the Creative Arts Emmys in the categories for outstanding interactive programme and outstanding picture [...]

Multichoice Nigeria elaborates on the Pay-Per-View Concept

MultiChoice Nigeria, owners of DStv, explained the meaning of the concept Pay-Per-View, PPV. According to the company, it is a payment option whereby consumers pay an additional fee to watch a particular programme either on a cable or a satellite TV system. The head of Public Relations of the company, Caroline Oghuma, made a statement [...]

M-Net replaces Ellen with The Late Late Show

New timeslot has been allocated to Ellen DeGeneres show and James Cordens show will be replacing the latter on M-Net. As from Monday 11 September viewers will be able to watch Ellen on VUZU (DSTV 116) and not on M-Net (DSTV 101) where it has been airing for several years now. At the time Ellen [...]

DStv cuts prices down on bouquets in Zambia

MultiChoice Zambia launched a Real Deal Campaign which sees the pay TV provider decreasing its subscriber rates across all packages as a treat to Zambians existing and potential customers.  The managing Director of MultiChoice Zambia, Ngoza Kasunga said during the announcement that the company continuously reviews its packages and price points to suit the dynamic [...]

Live streaming records broken with the Money Fight for DStv Now

The Channel has broken all previous records following the live stream of The Money Fight between Mayweather and McGregor. The daily stream audience reached a peak of 40% and above compared to previous peaks on DSTV Now platform, including the streaming driven by traditional prime time. DSTV Now sees live sport as one of its [...]

New Zambian drama to be launched on DStv Channel

Umutenge, a new Zambian drama series aiming at exploring issues of domestic violence will start to air on Zambezi Magic, the DSTV channel. Zambezi Magic already air a number of local production and will soon see the new locally produced drama shown.  MultiChoice Zambia said in a statement, This September, Zambezi Magic will unveil Zambias [...]

DStv launched pop-up channel for Money Fight

The launch of a pop-up channel comes in as a treat for DStv customers after the announcement made by SuperSport. The channel was created for the much-awaited fight known as the Money Fight between Mayweather and McGregor. The fight will be broadcast live from Las Vegas on August 27 and will get the pay channel [...]

DStv brings customised Food Network Channel to SA

Scripps Networks Interactive will be providing the African version of The Food Network on DStv to South Africa from September. The channel will be available to view on DStv 175 to all subscribers of the MultiChoice satellite pay-TV platform.  Paul Welling, Scripps new Regional Content boss made the announcement about the new channel. Scripps decided [...]

MultiChoice Kenya adds new channel to DStv Family package

MultiChoice the video entertainment and internet company with a strong presence in South Africa and across the African continent has increased the number of channels on its DStv Family Package. This move of the company is to encourage more customers to subscribe to the Family Package and to compete more efficiently with internet TV operators.  [...]

MultiChoice launches DStv WIFI Connector

MultiChoice introduced a new WiFi Connector which allows customers to connect their DStv Explora personal video recorder (PVR) decoders to the internet wirelessly. The connector comes in four years after the company first introduced the product, enabling consumers to connect their PVRs to Catch Up Plus streaming content online without having to wire the machine [...]