Tag Archives: DStv

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, [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Dominion TV Channels now on DStv and GOtv in Ghana

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, a pioneer of the African religious landscape, joined forces with his wife, Rosa Whitaker, to launch Dominion Television, the first Christian lifestyle network in Africa, now available 24 hours a day in 49 African countries on DStv (channel 364) and Gotv (channel 181). Dominion’s original, exclusive and acquired content includes not only [...]

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 [...]