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MultiChoice Nigeria launched 5 new packages

MultiChoice has unveiled five new packages for its DStv and GOtv platforms to provide more quality content at great value for customers this holiday season and beyond. According to the company, as of December 1, DStv customers will have more entertainment options with the introduction of three new DStv packages: DStv Confam, DStv Yanga and [...]

Euronews extends its offer on DStv in South Africa

The Euronews Group has reached an agreement with the MultiChoice group to offer Euronews content to millions of homes in sub-Saharan Africa on the DStv platform. The English edition of Euronews was already available on the DStv platform in many countries in East and West Africa. The new agreement will now allow this global English [...]

DStv Now planned standalone OTT services for 2020

The on-demand platform is currently available only as part of a DStv subscription, which requires a connected decoder and satellite dish. According to My Broadband Niclas Ekdahl, CEO of MultiChoice Connected Video, about the company’s plans to launch a standalone DStv Now offer at the company’s Sandton demo. He said that although the company has [...]

MultiChoice announced four new channels this November

MultiChoice Group  launched four new channels, namely the Da Vinci Children’s Educational Channel, which will be offering informative and fun learning on the DStv Family package as well as CuriosityStream, CBS Justice and Euronews. CuriosityStream and CBS Justice will air for the first time in Africa on DStv channels 185 and 170 respectively, to ensure [...]

DStv aired Hafeni, the local documentary

MultiChoice Africa announced last week that the highly acclaimed documentary Hafeni: The Man of Mondesa broadcasted on DStv. Hafeni: The Mondesa Man was produced for CGTN Africa & Fireworx Media as part of the Faces of Africa series. It documents the story of Heinrich Hafeni, a man who has found his unique niche in the [...]

MultiChoice Talent Factory introduce two feature films

MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) is honoured to reveals two original feature films, Savannah Skies and The Painting, entirely produced by the MTF Academy’s 2018 promotion. Both films showed on Zambezi Magic (channel 162) of DStv – one hyper-local channel that offers a mix of local content for six markets in southern Africa. The Painting aired [...]

SABC planning a “freemium “streaming service

The SABC is working on a pay-per-view streaming service in Cape Town to make accessible content available via a valid SABC TV license number as part of a “freemium” approach. Even though all television and radio services of the South African public broadcaster will remain free and freely accessible, the SABC has begun to create [...]

Big Brother Naija Pepper Dem highlights to air on DStv and GOtv

MultiChoice is bringing back some of the best moments from the recently concluded Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) season 4, Pepper Dem edition in daily doses for the next one month. The BBNaija Pepper Dem Highlights show will last for a month, starting on Monday, 14 October and will run till Friday, 8th November 2019 on [...]