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DStv Opens Up Some Premium Channels For The Festive Season

DStv is giving its lower-tiered customers an early Christmas present by opening up some of its premium channels during the end of the year and the beginning-of-2019 festive period.

Starting from Tuesday, 18 December until Friday, 4 January 2019, SuperSport 1 (DStv 201) will be made available to all DStv Compact, DStv Compact Plus, DStv Access, and DStv Family subscribers.

From the 3rd to the 21st January 2019 Viacom International Media Networks Africa's (VIMN Africa) Nick Junior (DStv 307) and Nickelodeon (DStv 305), as well as BBC Studios Africa's CBeebies (DStv 306) will be made available to the whole DStv Compact audience.

Disney Junior (DStv 309) and Disney Channel (DStv 303) will be made available to the DStv Family subscribers starting from the 3rd up until the 21st January 2019.

In the meantime, MultiChoice is transforming Turner Broadcasting's recently-revamped movie channel TNT (DStv 137) and Cartoon Network (DStv 301) both to high definition (HD) from Tuesday, the 18th of  December on DStv all across sub-Saharan Africa and in South Africa.

MultiChoice says that the upgrade of TNT and Cartoon Network to HD happened as a direct response to the needs of the African audiences, ensuring a genuinely captivating viewing experience.

The Vice-President and Head of Commercial and Business Development for Turner France and Africa, Guillaume Coffin said that the addition of Turner Broadcasting’s new HD channels speaks directly to its commitment to provide the viewers with the absolute best available content on the greatest available platform, and it also highlights Turner’s drive to be innovative continuously.

Coffin added that African fans remain the top priority at Turner Broadcasting and that the company looks forward to seeing the response following the migration to HD.

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