DStv to launch Easter pop-up channel

DStv is launching a new, pop up channel catering for various Christianity groupings on 9 April. The channel is called Africa Easter channel and is in collaboration with the renowned TBN Africa, DStv Channel 343. 

In South Africa alone, there is over 80% worshippers who celebrate Easter, hence different and various Christian denominations will be waiting for this channel. 

“We are happy to have immediately responded to the minister’s call to assist millions of South African worshippers who regard Easter as a pivotal period of worship,” said Calvo Mawela, MultiChoice Group CEO. “As a responsible broadcaster, we are more than happy to partner with the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies as we afford worshippers to observe Easter from the comfort of their homes.”

The Africa Easter Channel will be offering music and sermons and is bound to keep DStv viewers engaged and fulfilled during the four days of the channel going live. The channel will broadcast until Easter Monday, 13 April.

Lucky Mbiko, managing director of TBN Africa said: “We have responded to this call by partnering with churches, and some of the biggest gospel artists to bring you the best Easter worship experience to as many viewers as possible. Join us on the African Easter channel 344 on DStv for four days during the Easter Weekend.”