Tag Archives: MultiChoice

MultiChoice launched MyDStv mobile app in Kenya

MultiChoice has revealed its new exciting project, the mobile app, called MyDStv which has been tailored to the Kenyan market to ensure minimal data consumption and  will be available for download in Kenya from 25 February 2019 via the iOS and Android app stores at no cost. In this ever-growing digital environment, its our mission [...]

No price increase for DStv Premium in 2019

As of April 2019, MultiChoice has just announced its freeze price of DStv Premium subscription package, meaning customers will pay the same rate. However there will be a minimal increase for subscribers on other packages.  DStv has announced that it will be adjusting some of the prices of its subscription packages from 1 April 2019. [...]

Multichoice Nigeria adds three more NTA Channels

MultiChoice Nigeria is strengthening its content library on DStv by introducing three new 24-hour channels on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), beginning 31st January 2019. The new NTA News 24, NTA 2, NTA Parliamentary and POP Central TV channels will be available to all DStv customers on Premium, Compact +, Compact, Family and Access packages [...]

ICASA plans World Cup on Free to Air

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has announced a number of recommendations regarding access to televised high-profile sporting events, which are only available via to pay-TV subscribers. South African broadcaster MultiChoice currently holds a vast array of sports rights across its Super Sports channels, including soccer, rugby union and cricket, which are carried [...]

MultiChoice launches ‘Step Up’ Campaign on DStv and GOtv in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria starts the new year with a brand-new offer Step Up for DStv and GOtv customers. As from Tuesday, 15 January till Monday, 15 April 2019 the Step-Up campaign will offer all active and disconnected DStv Compact, Family and Access customers the occasion to pay for an upgrade package and get an enhancement to [...]

MultiChoice rolls out Ghanaian Music Festival this Christmas on DStv

As from Saturday, 22 December to Saturday, 29 December DStv subscribers will enjoy a first-time musical festival live from the exciting West African capital Accra. Three nights of fine music from some Ghanaian musical giants along with Fashion, Art, Food and Pop culture from the streets of Accra. Ghanaian music lover around the continent will have [...]

Huge changes coming to streaming platform DSTV Now

MultiChoice plans big changes to its video-on-demand by providing a new design to DStv Now, through its streaming version of its satellite service, and new local content for its stand-alone VOD platform Showmax. According to MultiChoice Africa Groups Connected Video unit, Niclas Ekdahl, who spoke to TechCentral on Friday, Ekdahl said MultiChoice is working to [...]

MultiChoice and SABC violate competition merger rules

The Competition Commission has ruled that the channel distribution agreement between Multichoice and SABC, signed in 2013, constitutes a notifiable merger. The five-year agreement deal allows MultiChoice the right to broadcast SABC’s 24-hour news channel and an entertainment channel, SABC Encore. This means the public broadcaster and Africa’s largest pay TV operator are in violation [...]

Multichoice rolls out E.Africa talents academy in Nigeria

MultiChoice has recently launched in Lagos alongside its partners, stakeholders, dignitaries and industry professionals, the long awaited ceremony for E.Africa talents academy. A 12-month training programme at the academy which will begin as from this month and will allow 20 candidates to develop their talents, get in touch with industry professionals to acquire theoretical knowledge, [...]

MultiChoice to close down DStv Mobile in SA

MultiChoice is closing its DStv Mobile service in South Africa at the end of October. The company is cancelling its DStv DVB-H mobile pay-TV service with the outmoded DStv Walka and DStv Drifta that will no longer be available at the end of the month. MultiChoice declared when it started DStv Mobile, the technology was [...]