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Mar 31, 2020  |  COVID-19 In Africa: Nigeria’s NBC Calls On Pay-TV Operators To Decrypt Local Channels

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has called on all pay-TV subscription broadcasters in Nigeria such as DStv, GOTv, DSTV, FreeTv and Startimes, among others, to immediately decrypt all the local channels on their bouquets to allow all citizens access to ...


Mar 27, 2020  |  COVID-19 In Africa: DStv To End Nigerian Dating Reality Show Early Due To COVID-19 Outbreak

M-Net West-Africa is ending its Ultimate Love dating reality show earlier than planned this Sunday the 29th of March 2020 because of the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic across Africa. Similar to Big Brother Germany which only revealed last week revealed to the ...


Mar 26, 2020  |  COVID-19 In Africa: MultiChoice Malawi Expands Information And Entertainment Offering Amidst Global Health Crisis

In the fight against the current global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many countries across Africa -- including Malawi – have been encouraged to adjust to new ways of living and working including quarantine and self-isolation in homes. The MultiChoice Group has ...


Mar 25, 2020  |  MultiChoice Makes Premium SuperSport Channels Available On Lower-Tiered DStv Bouquets

MultiChoice is making its premium SuperSport channels available to lower-tiered bouquets in South Africa amidst a national lockdown that has been actioned as a response to the rapidly growing number of coronavirus infections in the country. The pay-TV operator has ...


MultiChoice Partners With Microsoft For Digital Transformation

As a significant part of its digital transformation journey, the MultiChoice Group has announced that it has partnered with Microsoft South Africa for its solutions including Azure, Microsoft D365, 365 and security services. MultiChoice started to show an interest in ...

DStv To Temporarily Avail Its Channels Online For Lower-Tier Subscribers

In an effort to drive the uptake of its DStv Now service, MultiChoice has announced that it is making all its DStv channels available online from Friday to Sunday this week. The TV channels, which are currently exclusively available to ...

MultiChoice Kenya Announces Free DStv And GOtv Upgrades

The Pan-African Pay-TV operator MultiChoice has announced its latest offers that will keep DStv and GOtv subscribers in Kenya entertained during the month of March, delivering more value, while also making offerings on the various entertainment bouquets even more accessible ...

MultiChoice Innovation Fund Set To Gain New Beneficiaries

Following the rollout of the MultiChoice Innovation Fund last week in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the second in a series of regional seminars for this exciting new development and funding initiative took place in Cape Town earlier this week. MultiChoice Group, ...

MultiChoice Kenya Welcomes New Managing Director

The pay-TV operator MultiChoice has appointed Nancy Matimu as its Managing Director for its operations in Kenya. The operator said that her appointment is expected to further strengthen the business in the East African country, where MultiChoice offers the DStv ...

MultiChoice Launches Fund To Promote New Content Ideas

The MultiChoice Group has launched a multi-million rand fund to help in the development of innovative small, medium and micro-enterprises that produce media content. The Innovation Fund will target innovators within the video entertainment industry and technology sectors, allowing them ...

MultiChoice Loses AU TV Studios Deal To China

MultiChoice has spent a lot of money preparing to kit out TV studios at the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, only to be told at the very last minute that the arrangement is off because of China. ...

DStv Declared As Nigeria’s Preferred Pay-TV Platform – Industry Survey

The latest report from the Nigerian Entertainment Today (theNETng) has declared MultiChoice Nigeria’s GOtv and DStv platforms as the country’s most preferred pay-TV operators for home entertainment. The report, which was based on the viewership numbers during the festive season ...

MultiChoice Lets Go Of Over 1000 Employees In Restructuring Process

More than 1 000 MultiChoice employees have lost their jobs after the African pay-TV operator kicked off its latest round of mass retrenchment in June last year. In June 2019 MultiChoice announced that it planned to let go of thousands ...

Botswana: Dstv Audio Bouquet Adds Yarona FM, Duma FM

DStv in Botswana has kicked off the new year with yet another milestone in the efforts towards having more local content on its platform. Since the beginning of January 2020, DStv subscribers have been able to enjoy two of Botswana’s ...