Tag Archives: MultiChoice

MultiChoice launches DStv WIFI Connector

MultiChoice introduced a new WiFi Connector which allows customers to connect their DStv Explora personal video recorder (PVR) decoders to the internet wirelessly. The connector comes in four years after the company first introduced the product, enabling consumers to connect their PVRs to Catch Up Plus streaming content online without having to wire the machine [...]

SuperSport to broadcast RAW and smackdown following Multi-Year agreement with WWE

WWE and SuperSport announced a new multi-year agreement to broadcast WWE programmes live for the first time in over 50 countries in sub-saharan Africa. DSTv and GOtv will air flagship shows RAW and Smackdown as well as WWE specials WrestleMania and SummerSlam.  Gideon Khobane, Chief Executive of SuperSport said, WWE is a global phenomenon, so [...]

MultiChoice Africa fighting TV piracy in Africa

MultiChoice said TV piracy wont be tolerated in Africa. Three content pirates have been convicted to a 2-year jail term and the heavy fine demonstrates that content piracy is a serious offense.  MultiChoice Africa and the digital platform security specialist, Irdeto, worked together to get three Egyptian content pirates convicted. They were sentenced in Cairo [...]

MultiChoice innovates with DSTV Explora 2

When MultiChoice introduced DStv into the Nigerian market in 1994, it promised to provide the viewers with top notch TV content and a variety of channels at an affordable cost. It had pledged more value for less. The company put its customers at the center of its business and strives to add value continually. In [...]

DStv offering its kids channels for the holidays

Multichoice is opening its premium kiddies channels to its Compact customers from Thursday, 29 June until Thursday, 13 July, for the school holidays. DSTV is offering a first view of the Premium Kids Channels: Disney Channel. Nickelodeon and Nick Jr to its compact customers.  The classic of Disneys cartoons, popular animated characters, live action and [...]

Multichoice Kenya agreed on halting shows with gay themes

After much deliberation and lobbying, Multichoice has agreed to quit stop the broadcast of 6 TV programmes on DSTV and GOtv that were banned by the Kenya Films and classification Board (KFCB).  The KFCB complained that some programmes that were being broadcasted were glorifying homosexuality. Multichoice takes pride in ensuring its compliance with the law [...]

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 [...]