BBC channels added to MultiChoice’s Compact bouquet

After the re-launching of DStv Compact, MultiChoice Nigeria has added two new British channels namely the BBC Lifestyle and Cbeebies to further enhance the quality of content on the bouquet. The announcement was made at the Multichoice Content Showcase held in Mauritius between the 1st and 6th September 2015. The channels which were exclusively available to subscribers on the Premium bouquet are now included in the over 95 plus channels list on the Compact package.

“As a leading video entertainment company in Africa, we are constantly seeking ways of providing more value to our subscribers and we do this by structuring content that suit their lifestyles and personalities”, said Martin Mabutho, the General Manager and Marketing at MultiChoice Nigeria.

In related news, MultiChoice has also revealed that BBC Entertainment will be renamed as BBC Brit on DStv channel 120 and is available on Compact, Compact Plus and Premium bouquets as from 1st September 2015. Owned by BBC Worldwide, BBC Lifestyle is an international channel providing six key programming features in Food, Home & Design, Fashion & Style, Health, Parenting, and Personal Development whereas Cbeebies offers a mix of mostly UK-produced entertainment and educational programmes.

Meanwhile, Dstv’s Explora PVR decoder is having a software update as from 15 September 2015 with new added features and improvements for customers. According to Multichoice, the software will be downloaded automatically to all active DStv Exploras and will include improvements which will help customers to navigate and search for content more efficiently.