Tag Archives: MultiChoice Africa

MultiChoice brings Viasat Life on DStv and GOtv

MultiChoice, the African pay-TV operator, is bringing the female entertainment channel, Viasat Life to its viewers on DStv and its sister channel, GOtv in Africa. Viasat Life offers content which is comprised of premieres making up 75% of the total, targeting young families and little ones. Emma Jones, VP of commercial affairs, revealed that: We [...]

Discovery Networks and Multichoice to launch Discovery Family

Discovery Networks announced the launch of a brand-new channel exclusively on DStv; Discovery Family. The new channel will showcase the best in fun, edutainment programming for the whole family.  The channel will launch on DStv channel 136 in South Africa on Thursday 31 March 2016, replacing Discovery World, which will no longer air on DStv [...]

NCC seizes illegal equipment used for stealing DSTV signals

The Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) confiscated illegal broadcast and transmission devices valued at about NGN 3.5 million in Enugu.The seizure was made when the Anti-Transmission Piracy of the commission raided spots for the devices at Obiagu Road, Achara Layout and Ogui area of the city.   Augustine Amodu, NCCs Director of Enforcement, told newsmen that [...]

Multichoice announced no DStv price increase for the rest of Africa

MultiChoice Africa, a subsidiary of Naspers, announced that there will be no price increase for subscribers to its DStv service (direct-to-home satellite television service) in the majority of its African markets, unless there are unexpected economic shocks impacting African currencies.   Most African markets have suffered as a result of commodity and oil price weakness, [...]

MultiChoice Zambia adds new sport content to DStv compact

MultiChoice Zambia has feasted its compact bouquet subscribers with the Barclays Premier League, Spanish La Liga and the Euro 2016 at no cost. The acting general manager Ngoza Matakala said in a statement issued that the key priorities of MultiChoice is to put subscribers needs at heart in view of the current tough economic situation. [...]

EPL and La Liga accessible in Zimbabwe with DStv

MultiChoice launches two SuperSport channels, SuperSport 11 (DStv channel 211) and SuperSport 12 (DStv channel 212) on its Compact bouquet in Zimbabwe. The channels which will be dedicated to showcase the EPL and La Liga respectively.   This comes as sweet news for English Premier League (EPL) fans who were dealt a blow last year [...]

MultiChoice Africa adds Nigerian local channel TVC Entertainment

[:en]MultiChoice Africa has announced the addition of Television Continental (TVC) Entertainment, a local content channel based in Lagos, Nigeria, to the DStv platforms. TVC Entertainment will accessible on DStv channel 193 to DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access subscribers. TVC Entertainment will be the premier destination for contemporary, quality entertainment across sub-Saharan Africa. [...]

MultiChoice Africa adds Dove TV on DStv bouquets

MultiChoice Africa adds Dove TV, the official television station of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) on DStv channel 349. Dove TV will be available to subscribers on Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access bouquets. Dove TV will broadcast wholesome family entertainment with high moral and ethical values that appeals to children, the [...]

MultiChoice removes Vox Africa and Animal Planet channels

MultiChoice Africa revealed that they have decided to drop Vox Africa and Animal Planet channels and these channels will no longer be available on its bouquet as from the 10th December 2015. Commenting this decision, MultiChoice Africa said that as an entertainment-focused company, they constantly assess the performance and viability of channels on its platform [...]