DStv Now announced that 24-hour news channels will be available on its platform to everyone amid the on-going coronavirus pandemic.
Showmax confirmed in a statement that BBC World News, CNN, Sky News, SABC News, Newzroom Afrika, Al Jazeera, and Euronews would now also be available to stream live on its platform. Both subscribers and non-subscribers will be able to stream the news channels and some additional entertainment channels on the online version of DStv.
The channels can be viewed on Showmax in South Africa on web (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge), Samsung (2017+) and LG (2014+) smart TVs. Android (4.4.0 or higher) and Android TV will go live soon and iOS and Apple TV will be added shortly.