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Jan 22, 2020  |  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 ...


Jan 16, 2020  |  MultiChoice Kenya Rolls Out Campaign To Boost Viewing Experience

MultiChoice Kenya has rolled out a campaign titled ‘Step Up’ that will see its subscribers who pay and renew their existing subscription get a free upgrade. The offer that started on Wednesday 15th January will see subscribers gaining access to ...


Jan 06, 2020  |  MultiChoice Kenya Welcomes New Managing Director

MultiChoice Kenya has appointed Nancy Matimu as its new Managing Director, taking over from Eric Odipo who has moved on from the company to pursue other interests. Before joining MultiChoice Kenya, Nancy was the Vice-President and Head of Market Development ...


Dec 12, 2019  |  DStv Ghana Introduces 24/7 WhatsApp Self-Service

MultiChoice Ghana, the front-running video entertainment service operator in Ghana, has rolled out a selection of self-service platforms to help subscribers in better managing their GOtv and DStv service during the festive season. Making the announcement, the Managing Director of ...


Illegal DStv Connections Lower Pay For MultiChoice Creatives In Kenya

MultiChoice Kenya has spoken out about the infringement on its content through illegal DStv connections, popularly known in Kenya as ‘DStv Sambaza’, with the broadcaster saying that the trend is ultimately lowering pay for its local content producers. This outcry ...

StarTimes Kenya Boosts Local Content With 2-Week Bouquet Upgrade In Retention Strategy

StarTimes Media has announced a subscriber retention strategy that will see more local content made available. Subscribers on both terrestrial and satellite platforms will receive automatic upgrades to higher bouquets at the cost of a lower plan for the first ...

MultiChoice Looks Forward To Profit Surge -Reports

MultiChoice released a trading statement last week that states that it expects trading profit to reach over $335 000 mil for the six months that ended in September 2019, up approximately 20% from the previous period. The DStv Satellite TV ...

Discovery Channel Opens To More DStv Viewers This Month

DStv Compact and Compact Plus customers are in for a treat this month as Discovery Channel (DStv 121) has rolled out an “open window” allowing them to have access to the channel. The open window for the premium channel started on ...

MultiChoice Shuts Down DStv Select Package

Many DStv customers will lose access to the kykNET and Mzansi Magic channels. MultiChoice, in turn, is at the risk of losing DStv subscribers altogether after the pay-TV operator told subscribers that it would be shutting down its two DStv ...

AzamTV Uganda Decreases Subscription Fees

AzamTV Uganda has applied some significant price cuts to its kits and will also be giving free subscriptions to its existing customers following persistent calls by both customers and its agents for more affordable subscription and kit fees. The new ...

MultiChoice Offers Empowerment-Scheme Shareholders Access To Its Group Assets

The Pay-TV operator MultiChoice revealed on Monday that it intends to offer its black investors in the Phuthuma Nathi empowerment scheme shares in the company.  As a significant part of its broad-based black economic empowerment (B-B-BEE) movement, MultiChoice sold shares ...

MultiChoice Angola To Roll Out VAT-Inclusive DStv Package

MultiChoice Angola has announced that it will soon be launching a new DStv bouquet that will already include the value-added tax (VAT) in its fees. According to statements provided by inside sources, MultiChoice Angola, plans to roll out this new ...

Zambia's TopStar Communications Struggling To Sustain Operations -Reports

Zambia's digital pay-TV station, TopStar is reportedly struggling to raise enough funds to repay the US$273-million loan that it had received from China for Zambia's digital migration project. In the midst of increasing competition in Zambia's digital TV market, it ...

MultiChoice Africa Decreasing DStv Subscription Fees In East Africa

MultiChoice Africa, the managing company of satellite TV services GOtv and DStv, has announced plans to cut down DStv subscription fees across East Africa. The company announced that as from September 1, 2019, there would be a reduction in the monthly fees ...

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