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MultiChoice and Viacom renewed channels agreement

MultiChoice and Viacom have renewed their contract for distribution of television channels broadcast on the African Pay-TV service. The new contract extension means that BET, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV Base, MTV Music 24, Nickelodeon, NickToons and Nick Jr. will remain on DStv in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. The terms of the contract are not [...]

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 [...]

Showmax launched new products for Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

Showmax is about to change the game with the launch of a new product specifically designed for Africa, with African content, live sport, TV series, movies and children’s shows. The new package is specifically for consumers who only use smartphones and tablets to watch video content. Video resolution reaches its maximum in standard definition to [...]

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 [...]

Cartoon Network arrives on GOtv for the holidays

GOtv owned by Multichoice is adding new channels to its subscribers who may use various packages. These customers will have something new to watch over the holidays. The company calls its offer “This is us Wakenya”, which has since added four new channels to offer viewers an updated entertainment experience on GOtv Max, Plus and [...]

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 [...]

SuperSport confirms Caf’s blackout after termination of Lagardère contract

The broadcasting giants are affected by the decision of the African Football Federation and will not present any continental match until further notice. SuperSport announced that the content of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has been discontinued following the termination of the $ 1 billion rights agreement signed by Lagardère. This decision means that [...]

GOtv extends its channel offer

Digital terrestrial pay-TV provider GOtv, announced plans to enlarge GOtv Maxs customer content offering in November with the addition of exciting new channels. As of November 13, the company said in a statement  that customers of the GOtv Max package could enjoy four new channels, namely: TNT Africa, Discovery ID, Da Vinci Kids and Cartoon [...]