Tag Archives: DStv

Bouquet Restructuring brings growth to DSTV subscribers

Multichoice disclosed that is has grown the number of pay-television subscribers on its books in the past year although the pressure on prices in the weak economy coupled with low currencies strength in its key operating markets, has squeezed margins.  Naspers, Multichoices parent company, described the performance of the video entertainment segment in South Africa [...]

KFCB banned six TV programs on DStv in Kenya

The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) banned several children programs on pay TV, DStv and GOtv because they were said to promote homosexuality. KFCBs CEO Ezekiel Mutua declared that the company received too much complaints from the viewers. An investigation has been opened about these allegations, it was established that the kids shows are indeed [...]

Easter Ender is coming to BBC Brit on DStv

East Ender the popular British soap will be launched on BBC Brit via DStv. The channel already has Top Gear and The Graham Norton Show which are insanely popular in Africa, it is available on DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact. The Head of Programming Africa, BBC Worldwide Kully Kaur-Bain said declared : We know [...]

DStv to broadcast pop-up martial art channel

New pop-up channel from DStv focusing on martial named M-Net Blackbelt will be available from 15 June to 9 July. It will feature a wide variety of martial arts actions movies. Karate, Kung-Fu and many more Eastern martial arts are to come. Martial art fans will be treated with films featuring the biggest legends like [...]

DStv suspends two channels in Angola

Angolan consumers woke up to a surprise, Zap DStv cancelled the broadcasting of two of their channels SIC Noticias and SIC International. According to locals, the reasons for the cancellation is that the channels are too critic toward the government, thus pressuring MultiChoice for the interruption of the programmes, and the other is weak audience.  [...]

DStv opened three Premium channels to Compact and Compact plus subscribers

DStv decided to open three of its Premium package channels to Compact and Compact Plus customers this June. The three channels are Comedy Central, Discovery and History with various content at no extra cost.   DStv Compact and Compact plus subscribers will be able to enjoy on Comedy Central: Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle weekdays along [...]

SuperSport introduced new line-up for sport channels

DStv has announced new 14 SuperSport channels including one eSports channel and the new channel line-up will take effect on 4 July.  The firm declared: less duplication of sports across channels and more predictable scheduling. DStv customers on all packages will find a rebranded SuperSport Select, now on SS10, and DStv Extra customers will get [...]

Ginx Esports TV expands in South Africa with DStv

Ginx Esports TV, the 24/7 esports and gaming network is pursuing its expansion through South Africa and will be available in July on DStv satellite service.  Earlier this year the channel was launched on DStvs on-the-go Now service. It seems that Ginx TV wants to go further and the channel will be available to DStv [...]

DStv Now subscribers get cheaper offers

DStv Compact and DStv Extra customers will be able to access DStv Now streaming TV and no extra cost. Previously, streaming Live TV and accessing DStv Catch Up via DStv Now was only available to our DStv Premium customers. The Live TV and DStv Catch Up content on DStv Now will be part of the [...]