MultiChoice Launches NOW! TV In Botswana
MultiChoice Botswana has announced that the youth-focused original channel, NOW! TV has recently been launched on the DStv platform, Channel 290. NOW! TV is designed to provide entertainment, empower Botswana’s youth and help to grow the country’s local Film and Television industry.
The addition of NOW! TV proves MultiChoice Botswana’s commitment to growing and promoting the local content offering, while also making original content more accessible in the communities in which the pay-TV business operates.
The Managing Director of MultiChoice Botswana, Katlego Arnone, said that she is excited about the new addition, as this partnership results in universal access, making NOW! TV content available to all people residing in Botswana. She added that MultiChoice Botswana is an avid supporter of the local film and TV production industries and looks forward to more home-brewed youth content being showcased on DStv.
Botswana’s Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Kago Ramokate commented that the ministry is excited about the rollout of NOW! TV as it would serve as a platform to provide opportunities for empowerment of local youth and young film producers.
DStv Botswana’s subscribers can now look forward to new and exciting programmes such as Unplugged BW TV! Which showcases some of Botswana’s trendiest people and events, What’s the Fuzz – a youth entertainment show and Blessed Hands – a talk-show focusing on everyday issues in Botswana.