Tag Archives: MultiChoice

MultiChoice raises tariff On DStv services in Nigeria

As from August 1, millions of Nigerian subscribers to services of the Digital Satellite Television (DStv) operated by South Africa’s MultiChoice will be paying more. MultiChoice Nigeria was yet to send an official statement on this development, but on its Twitter Handle, @DStvng, the company replied to a subscriber asking for the justification of the [...]

DStv subscribers will have access to all SuperSport channels for 18 days

MultiChoice is giving access to its entire set of SuperSport channels for lower-tiered DStv subscribers in South Africa, as well as in other African countries, for 18 days between 13 and 31 July. While only DStv Premium subscribers have access to the full complement of SuperSport channels, MultiChoice is now giving DStv Compact Plus, DStv [...]

MultiChoice to donate funds to the the Nelson Mandela Childrens fund

DStv will beam special pop-up channel to celebrate and honour the extraordinary life and legacy of Tata Madiba. DStvs Mandela 100 Tribute Channel will be available to all DStv customers across Africa from Wednesday, 18 July to Saturday, 21 July, on DStv channel 199. To further honour this special occasion, MultiChoice will match all advertisers investment on [...]

MultiChoice will soon launch 4K-streaming in SA

In May, MultiChoice CEO Calvo Mawela declared that the African pay-tv giant is working to launch a dishless DStv streaming-only service in 2019 that will closely replicate the existing DStv direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV offering and what existing DStv subscribers are currently using on DStv Now. MultiChoice is responding to the video entertainment sphere that [...]

Multichoice Ghana rolls out DSTV business lite

MultiChoice Ghana has launched its newly developed DSTV business lite to reduce the amount targeted customers; thus, medium to low companies have to pay for the services. The DSTV comes with a downward review of pricing and upward adjustment of local content to promote the generation and utilisation of Ghanas local content. During the launching, [...]

Icasa plans to open up pay TV market

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) is taking the lead with its plans to open up the pay-TV market amid objections by MultiChoice, the dominant pay-TV operator in the country. In May, the communications regulator held oral hearings in an inquiry about subscription television broadcasting services. In a bid to break the monopoly on [...]

DStv to launch pop-up channel for Nelson Mandelas centenary

In celebration of one hundred years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, DStv will add a tribute pop up channel. The Mandela 100 Tribute pop-up channel (DStv 199) will launch on his birthday, Wednesday 18 July, and will run for five days.   The channel will feature a mix of films, documentaries, archive footage from Carte Blanche [...]

MultiChoice Zambia provides coverage, commentary and non-stop action for 2018 FIFA World Cup

MultiChoice Zambia continues to pull out all the stops to provide the best World Cup viewing experience on the continent, with exclusive commentary from some of the greatest figures in football history. Dedicated to telling Africas stories, the video entertainment company is getting behind Africas World Cup dreams and televising all the African games along [...]

MultiChoice to coach Zimbabwe filmmakers

Multichoice Zimbabwe is looking for aspiring film directors, sound engineers, and scriptwriters to enter the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) which offers them a chance to gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in cinematography, film editing, audio production and storytelling. The programme, which is a new and far-reaching Pan-African social investment initiative, was created to significantly [...]

MultiChoice unveils a Major Pan-African Initiative for Film & Television Industry

MultiChoice Africa, the video entertainment services provider, recently announced a bold new Pan-African social investment initiative the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) aimed at igniting and growing Africas creative industries into vibrant, economic centers. The chairman of MultiChoice Uganda, Steven Musoke claimed, The African development story has long been defined by investment in the vast mineral [...]