Tag Archives: MultiChoice

Former South African Communication Minister wins court battle for TV encryption

Faith Muthambi, the former South African Communication minister has won the case against e.tv to support non-encryption of set-top boxes. The conclusion of the case could now pave the way for the finalisation of the much-delayed digital-migration process. However, the new Communication Minister Ayanda Dlodlo backed the encryption of set-top boxes in line with ANC [...]

GOtv announces more content and innovation

GOtv, Pay-TV provider in Nigeria reassured about new content to be announced on the Digital TV.  General Manager, Marketing and Sales, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho, went on about the positive feedback received from the group. According to Martin Mabutho:Top content that are not within the reach of average Nigerians are now available on GOtv. For [...]

Sundance TV to launch in South Africa

Sundance TV the American digital cable and satellite television network owned by AMC Networks specialized in indie productions will be launched in South Africa via DStv. The channel will go live in June and be part of the DStv Premium package. Sundance TV will offer a selection of award winning and locally appealing programming exclusively [...]

Naspers in discussion with MTN for a content supply agreement

Naspers Limited, parent company of MultiChoice Africa confirmed discussions with MTN, the South African telecommunications company but for a content supply agreement. The information was revealed by Meloy Horn, Group IRO of Naspers. Bloomberg report that Naspers is discussing the possibility of selling MultiChoice Africa to MTN and that the deal will not affect the [...]

e.tv reveals four new channels on DStv

South African firm e.tv is adding four new channels to its package which will be available on DStv. The channels will be available as from 17 May 2017. As of today e.tv channels have only been available on Platco Digitals OpenViewHD (OVHD) while eXtra on On Digital Media (ODM). Now eMovies +, eMovies Extra, eExtra [...]

DStv premium content available at a lower rate for a month

Multichoice is giving special access to DStv premium content to its Compact and Access package. History channel, Comedy Central and Discovery Channel will be available at no additional cost for a month.   Aletta Alberts General Manager of content declared These open windows give our customers a taste of some of the great channels available [...]

Multichoice warned about illegal DStv decoders in Ghana

Multichoice Ghana, the Pay-TV operator has warned the government about illegal import of DStv decoders in the country by smugglers. The General Manager of Multichoice reminded the population that only the National Communications Authority (NCA) is the only body that can accept the importation. This practice is dangerous and injurious to the economy of Ghana [...]

 SuperSport terminates contract with Kenya Premier League

MultiChoices SuperSport has officially terminated its contract with the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) to air its matches over what it terms as breach of license agreement between the two parties. In a statement, SuperSport declared that a formal notice of cancellation of the contract has been given and all the necessary procedures are being put [...]