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Multichoice Launches Pop-Up Channel For "Fast And Furious" Franchise

Multichoice has announced its plans to launch the Fast and Furious pop-up channel on its DSTV platform from Friday 21 to Sunday 30 May 2021.  The announcement is in the lead of the ninth sequel of the franchise, due to being released soon. Multichoice has proclaimed that the Fast and Furious franchise pop-up channel will be available to all its DSTV Compact Plus and Compact customers. Previously, the pop-up channel was only available to DSTV Premium subscribers. DSTV channel 111 will be the channel to visit to watch all eight film from the franchise.

The Fast And Furious spin-off movie Hobbs & Shaw, which was released in 2019, will be part of the build-up package; however, it will only broadcast on M-Net Movies 2 and DSTV Catch Up.  Audiences will access the eight films between 06h00 and 22h00 daily between the 21st and 30th of May 2021.

The re-introduction of the franchise's pop-up channel will allow the audience to catch up with the compelling content and excitement while relieving some of the best moments from the film.  The eight films have been known to get audiences excited through their great ensemble of cast mixed with the calibre of fast cars, the adrenaline endorsing car chases and epic heists.

The channel has been provisioned on the DSTV App, accessed via tablet, laptops, and mobile phones. Outside the 06h00 – 22h00 slots, the film will be made available to DSTV Catch Up from Friday 21 May 2021 to  Wednesday 30 June 2021.

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