Category Archives: Pay TV

Africanews now available on DStv and GOtv

Africanews offers content in English and French from an African perspective, including bilingual breakfast show Morning Call. The channel has a team of 50 local correspondents. Africanews will be accessible to DStv and GOtv subscribers in over 40 countries across Africa, including South Africa and neighbouring southern African countries, as well as countries including Nigeria, [...]

StarTimes offers free access to over 100 channels on its platform

As the coronavirus epidemic spreads across Africa, WHO advises people to stay at home and avoid unnecessary exits. In this context, StarTimes has decided to make available to all Africans and free of charge more than 100 local and international channels on its StarTimes ON streaming application. Among these channels, local and international news channels [...]

Canal+ makes channels free in Africa

Canal+ is to make all its TV channel available free to view for anyone using a service provider-supplied box until April 30. Through this initiative, the company hopes to encourage responsible behaviour advised by health authorities by providing free entertainment to people to help them stay at home.     To note, a similar measure [...]

Maisha Magic Plus launches on DStv

MultiChoice announces the launch of Maisha Magic channel in Kenya which will become the leading local entertainment provider in Kenya. The new TV channel will be available to all DStv subscribers on Premium, Compact Plus and Compact as from March 23. The new channel is launching with three new shows, produced, inspired and created by [...]

StarTimes moves Sanyuka TV to cheapest package

StarTimes has recently announce the move of Sanyuka TV to the cheapest package tier to allow more domestic fans watch coverage of footballs Uganda Premier League. The channel has now been placed in the Nova tier which is the most affordable of StarTimes three packages. StarTimes correspondent announced the only way we can achieve this [...]

DStv opens 13 channels for free in South Africa

MultiChoice Group-owned pay-television service DStv is offering free access to its 24-hour news channels, including to non-subscribers. In response to the worldwide of Covid-19, MultiChoice has opened BBC World, CNN, eNCA, SABC News, Newzroom Afrika and Euronews Now for free to all viewers, including those who dont have a DStv subscription. The channels are available [...]

Ultimate Love now to air on DStv Family & Access and GOtv Plus

The reality show, Ultimate Love is now available on DStv Family & Access (Channel 198) as well as GOtv Plus (Channel 29).  Active customers on these packages should get to be part of the conversation and also experience what the show had to offer such as the Cultural Festivals, Auntys One-on-One sessions, Couples Master Classes, [...]

‘Nina Novelas’ now available on StarTimes

TV channel Nina Novelas is available on StarTimes platform since March 06th, 2020. Nina Novelas is a 100% Telenovelas channel offering the best Telenovelas from Africa, Brazil, and the rest of world to the fans of the genre. Nina Novelas provides a rich program, 24/7 and an environment in which the modern African women can [...]

MultiChoice Kenya to upgrade DStv and GOtv at no extra cost

Panafrican Pay TV provider MultiChoice has announced new packages that will keep GOtv and DStv customers in Kenya entertained in the month of March, providing more value, while making offerings on various entertainment bouquets even more accessible. The launch of Phase 2 of the Step-Up campaign will see active and disconnected DStv customers get upgraded [...]

StarTimes to make football a priority in Africa

StarTimes continues to make football content a priority since it started to offer pay-TV services on the continent in 2008. During the last couple of months, StarTimes started to broadcast ESPN and ESPN 2. Apart from NBA, the US channels broadcast several football championships, Dutch Eredivisie, English EFL, Turkish Süper Lig, Scottish SPFL or the [...]