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Content Streaming Services  |  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 ...
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Broadcasting Services  |  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, ...
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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.   ...

We Are A Content Catalogue, Supplier And Platforms Rolled In One - Says Multichoice Content Chief

Aletta Alberts, often referred to as the queen of content at Multichoice has said that in her own opinion, the satellite TV behemoth serves as a content catalogue, supplier and platform all rolled into one.   Speaking during an interview ...

DStv Becomes Title Sponsor Of SA's Premier Soccer League With Five-Year Deal

Multichoice and the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) have announced that DStv has agreed to five-year title sponsorship of the country's premier football (soccer) division. This, the two organisation has hailed as the progression of their already flourishing partnerships. ...

South Africa: Multichoice Prays Current Regulation On Sports In Unchanged

Following the move by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)  to propose a new regulatory framework for sports broadcasting - which will see significant sporting events being made available on a free-to-watch basis, Multichoice South Africa has responded ...

Multichoice And Televisa Networks Launch New Entertainment Channel

Africa's pay-tv giant, the Multichoice Group, has partnered with Televisa Networks to launch a new entertainment channel - "TLNovelas" which will reside on the DStv channel until August 2021.   According to Multichoice, the "TLNovelas" channel will be an "exclusive ...