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Pay TV  |  MultiChoice To Lay Off 2194 Employees -Reports

More than 2 000 MultiChoice employees have reportedly been served with retrenchment letters, as the pay-TV services operator plans for a business “realignment”. Employees were informed of these plans on Friday by MultiChoice’s Group CEO Calvo Mawela. The 2194 employees ...
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Sports Rights  |  MultiChoice Kenya Acquires Rights To Air Live AFCON Matches In HD

The Pay-television operator MultiChoice has confirmed that it will broadcast live AFCON games in HD through its products GOtv and DStv in Kenya. Kenya’s Harambee Stars will kick-off their participation on June 23 against Africa’s top-ranked team Algeria in Pool ...
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Africa's MultiChoice Group Reportedly Expects To Suffer Headline Loss

MultiChoice Group, Africa's largest pay-TV company, has confirmed that it expects to suffer a headline loss this year, due to foreign exchange losses in its South African business, among other reasons. MultiChoice, the spin-off from e-commerce giant Naspers, forecasts to ...

MultiChoice Tanzania Secures Rights To Broadcast 52 Live AFCON Matches On SuperSport

MultiChoice Tanzania, through its DStv pay-TV platform, has secured the rights to air 52 live Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) matches in high definitions through the various SuperSport Channels. According to Jacqueline Woiso, the Managing Director of MultiChoice Tanzania, the ...

Legal Battle Looms Between ICASA And MultiChoice -Reports

A legal battle is brewing between the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) and the pay-TV giant MultiChoice as the regulator forges ahead with its plans to open up the market. On April 12, ICASA revealed its draft findings from ...

Discovery And MultiChoice To Add The American Channel HGTV To DStv

MultiChoice has announced that together with Discovery, it will be adding America's Home and Garden (HGTV) channel to its DStv pay-TV service from mid-July. HGTV will bring DStv subscribers a brand new TV channel with fresh programming about home improvement, ...

DStv And GOtv Invest In More Children’s Content With The Launch Of PBS KIDS

In an effort to entertain and educate more children, PBS Distribution has joined forces with MultiChoice Africa to deliver PBS KIDS’ high-quality educational children’s content to the GOtv and DStv platforms available across sub-Saharan Africa. Starting on Wednesday 22 May, ...

MultiChoice Kenya To Host First Ever Maisha Magic Festival To Celebrate Kenyan TV Content

MultiChoice Kenya has announced that it will toast to the growth of Kenyan television content at the first ever Maisha Magic Festival. The festival will take place at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC). More than 14 musicians have been ...

Brand New News Channel, Newzroom Afrika, To Launch On MultiChoice's DStv

South Africa’s newest news channel Newzroom Afrika is scheduled to launch on Thursday 2 May with a news team that includes the former eNCA stars Thulasizwe Simelane, Cathy Mohlahlana,  and Karyn Maughan who have jumped ship from their previous news ...

MultiChoice Invests In Community TV Stations To Enhance Entertainment Sector

The MultiChoice Group that has been investing in community TV stations throughout South Africa with technical training, equipment upgrades and content-sharing partnerships on community-level in an effort to build more video entertainment players in the country's broadcasting space. MultiChoice said ...

MultiChoice Extends Tellytrack Horse-Racing TV Channel’s Contract As It Gears Up For Content Revamp

After almost being removed from MultiChoice's satellite pay-TV service DStv, and then being saved, Tellytrack, the horse-racing betting platform (DStv channel 239) will rebrand on 4 May 2019 with a revamped content-offering. The programming revamp and on-air rebrand forms part ...

M-Net’s 1Magic Channel Is Now Available To DStv Compact Plus Subscribers

M-Net is extending the reach of its 1Magic TV channel (DStv 103) that has been made available as from Thursday 18 April to all DStv Compact Plus subscribers. The channel which carries shows like the South African telenovela The River, ...