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OTT Services  |  Multichoice Says It Will Work With Metrological To Deliver Premium OTT

In its bid to move to become a  content super-aggregator, Multichoice has realised the supreme importance of OTT service delivery. It has to that end announce the selection on the 'Metrological App Platform' to help it deliver.   The Multichoice ...
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Sports Betting  |  Multichoice Takes A Punt In 'Sports Betting' With A US$ 81Million Investment Deal

Africa's biggest PayTV company, Multichoice Group, is reported to have taken a 20 per cent stake in the pan-African sports betting company BetKing. Reporting on the deal indicates that Multichoice has agreed to an up-front payment of almost US 81 ...
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Multichoice Africa Surpasses 20 Million Subscribers Across Africa - Company Report

Africa's PayTV behemoth, Multichoice Group, has announced that it now has 20.1 million active subscribers to its DStv and GOtv platform across Africa. According to the company, this represents a six per cent increase year-on-year. Multichoice statement revealed that it ...

Multichoice Sees Earnings And Profits Up By 45% Year-On-Year!

Africa's biggest Pay-TV company, Multichoice Group, said on Monday 09th November that it foresees up to 45 per cent increase in its headline earnings and profits in the six months to September 2020 on a year-on-year basis.   The trading ...

South Africa: DStv's Netflix Deal In Abeyance, As It Goes Under Investigation

The South African Competition Commission has started an investigation into the planned deal between Multichoice and global streaming platforms, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, to see if and how it could breach the country's competition rules and regulations.   Under ...

MultiChoice And SAFA Enters Long-Term Relationship To Promote SA Football

Multichoice South Africa and the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) have, according to their press announcements, entered a ground-breaking five-year-long arrangement that will see Multichoice assisting with the promotion and championing South Africa football.   As part of this arrangement, ...

Multichoice Makes Many New Top-Level Executive Appointments

Industry media in South Africa have widely reported that Multichoice, the largest PayTV company on the continent, has announced wide-ranging slate appointments across its key top-level executive positions.   According to the reporting, Nyiko Shiburi has been appointed as new ...

Satellite Broadcasters Are Unlike Telcos And Cannot Do Pay-As-You-Go, Says Multichoice Nigeria CEO

John Ugbe, the chief executive officer of Multichoice in Nigeria, has reiterated that implementing a Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) billing model was both technically and commercially herculean for his organisation.   Addressing a group of Nigerian lawmakers, the Multichoice chief said PayTV ...

South Africa: Govt.'s Proposals May 'Force' DStv To Offer More Free-To-Air Sports Channel

Reporting by the South African technology and media website is saying that the country's Department of Communications and Digital Technologies is asking ICASA (the industry regulator) to review the regulatory requirements for sports broadcasting with the aim of 'forcing' Multichoice ...

Multichoice Studios Aims For Middle East Market With MENA.TV Deal

South Africa's Multichoice Studios has reportedly agreed with the Middle Eastern TV content market place, Mena.TV to offer its content to potential buyers from the Middle East.   According to industry analysts, TV Content Marketplace of the Middle East and ...

Multichoice SuperSport Gets Broadcast Right To Ethiopian League Matches

Broadcast rights to the Ethiopian Premier League have been acquired by SuperSport - the sports broadcasting arm of the Pay-Tv giant, SuperSport. The league, which is Ethiopia's top association football division with sixteen teams will see its matches carried by ...

Canal+ Acquires Additional Shareholding In Multichoice Group!

The French media company Canal+ (or Groupe Canal+ SA) has acquired more stakeholding in Multichoice Group by buying another 1.5 per cent shares in the company bringing its total stake in the African media conglomerate to 6.5 per cent.   ...