DStv recently announced that it would cut three popular channels from its network at the end of October this will include History, Crime + Investigation, and Lifetime. These three channels have been available to DStv Premium and DStv Compact Plus subscribers for years.
The contract term for these channels, which are all provided by the American broadcasting company A&E Networks, ends on 1 November 2019. A&E Networks, is a joint venture between Hearst and Sky and they announced DStv subscribers will no longer able to watch their favourite shows such as Little Women, Surviving R Kelly and The First 478.
Based on a statement, MultiChoice announced, “This process includes ongoing engagement with various content partners to ensure we can provide more compelling content offerings for customers.”
As part of its announcement about cutting the History, Crime + Investigation, and Lifetime channels, MultiChoice said it will soon announce two new channels.