Tag Archives: MultiChoice

MultiChoice to withdraw ANN7 TV from its bouquets

MultiChoice wants to remove the ANN7 news channel from its bouquets. This information was made public by Calvo Mawela, the CEO of MultiChoice South Africa. The operator wants to replace ANN7 on DStv with another news channel owned by people of color and plans to launch a call for tenders soon. Thus, next August, month [...]

DStv Now added to multiple bouquets for SA’s viewers

DStv Family, Access, and EasyView customers in SA can now have access to DStv Now. MultiChoice announced that this makes DStv Now available to all major DStv package holders. DStv Family, Access, and EasyView customers will also be able to access Catch Up via DStv Now, said MultiChoice. Previously, streaming Live TV and accessing Catch [...]

kykNET South Africa adds doc series about SA’s TV history

kykNET is moving its weekly Afrikaans magazine show Kwêla to a new timeslot from this weekend to add a new documentary series, Oppi Kassie, looking at the history of South African television. kykNET is now moving moving Kwêla to an earlier timeslot on Sundays from this weekend where it will now be shown at 18:00. [...]

MultiChoice expands Internet TV Services reach in South Africa

MultiChoice in 2018, will continue to expand the reach of its Internet TV services to more devices and more customers. 2017 has been a good year for the company in terms of technology improvements and service enhancements. DStvs Compact Plus and Compact customers joining Premium customers in accessing DStv Now was one of its highlights. [...]

Animal Planet will stop showing on DStv SA

Animal Planet will stop airing on the sub-Saharan pay-TV platform DStv at the end of the year, after the new signed deal between operator MultiChoice and Discovery Networks. The renegotiated content deal does allow the continued distribution of Discovery Channel, TLC, Discovery Family and Investigation Discovery (ID) on DStv. Greater video-on-demand (VOD) and catch-up hours [...]

Expulsion of Animal Planet from DStv

After 14 years channel Animal Planet is being picked out and put aside from MultiChoice DStv satellite pay-TV service. On Thursday MultiChoice confirmed that Animal Planet is being removed. By the end of December, the channel will see an end. The channel started back in 2003 and in December 2015 it was cut and removed [...]

MultiChoice Nigeria reveals App for DStv Installers

As part of its installation ecosystem, MultiChoice Nigeria which is the countrys leading pay TV provider, has launched an app for DStv installers to make the DStv installation process smooth for its customers. The new DStv Installer App is a management tool for monitoring, reviewing, assigning, troubleshooting and managing customer installations for ensuring quality installation [...]

Disney Channel added to DStv in South Africa

As from Friday 1 December, Disney Channel will be aired on Compact Plus and Compact packages. Aletta Alberts, general manager for content at MultiChoice said, Were delighted to offer our DStv Compact Plus and Compact subscribers with more content for kids, especially in the form of the ever-popular Disney Channel. Alberts added, Now families have [...]

MultiChoice partners with Datacentrix for content archiving retrieval

The companys new enterprise storage solution provides a platform for high-resolution and proxy files, and drastically improves the storage and management of content on the DStv channels. Leon van Wyk, MultiChoice head of department for the Media Technology Media Asset Management (MAM) division said, The installation process took place in two phases, providing a platform [...]

GOtv in Malawi broadcast live All Africa Music Awards

MultiChoice announced Malawian GOtv viewers could enjoy All Africa Music Awards. MultiChoice Sales and Marketing Manager, Chimwemwe Nyirenda has disclosed that local viewers of one of the Africas affordable pay-tv watched the awards live on. The awards was beamed live on GOtv as well as on DStv. Nyirenda said, This is the first time that [...]