Weak rand spells higher than usual DStv price hike

2016-02-04 12:37

The ongoing weakening of the rand foreshadows a possible bigger price hike this year than usual for South African DStv subscribers.

MultiChoice ‘welcomes’ Netflix competition in SA

2016-01-07 16:35

Pay television service provider MultiChoice says it welcomes competition from internet video company Netflix because it gives consumers 'more options'.

Netflix explains ‘missing’ content for SA service

2016-01-07 13:04

Television hits such as House of Cards, Orange is the New Black and Grey’s Anatomy are unavailable in South Africa owing to content rights, Netflix has said.

DStv Compact loses Animal Planet, gets Travel Channel

2015-11-25 13:00

DStv Compact and family packages gets the Travel channel but loses the Animal Planet channel in December.

Sony Channel starts first local show

2015-11-04 14:06

Sony Channel (DStv 127) is adding the channel's first locally produced South African programming, Googlebox.

DStv going back to one BET channel

2015-10-25 08:00

VIMN Africa and DStv are contracting and consolidating the existing 2-channel BET offering from December to just one channel.

DStv adds GauTV channel covering Gauteng

2015-10-16 21:00

A new Gauteng TV channel called GauTV will launch on DStv on 19 October and will initially broadcast for 12 hours per day.

South Africa rakes in 3 Emmy nominations!

2015-10-06 08:42

South Africa shines with three nominations at the 2015 International Emmy Awards.

DStv Explora makes finding content easier

2015-09-16 13:19

MultiChoice has started downloading newer software to the DStv Explora from Tuesday to improve the interface for the pay-TV operator's content discovery process.

Now even DStv Compact viewers can watch Trevor Noah's Daily Show debut!

2015-09-09 12:54

To market Comedy Central and DStv, MultiChoice is opening the Comedy Central channel for a week from 28 September.


Arthur Goldstuck: Wait for Netflix’s big picture in SA

2016-01-12 11:03

Netflix finally announced its arrival in South Africa last week, but it looked like a false start, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Fin24 users considering dumping DStv for Netflix

2016-01-07 15:05

Some Fin24 users are willing to cut the cord and cancel their DStv satellite television subscriptions after internet streaming service Netflix launched in South Africa. finally goes HD on DStv, soaps added to Catch Up

2015-11-27 15:34

MultiChoice upgraded’s signal to HD quality on DStv and the channel’s local weekday soaps will be added to the DStv Catch Up.

MultiChoice apologises over DStv Catch Up problems

2015-11-24 12:06

MultiChoice is apologising to DStv subscribers over problems with its on demand DStv Catch Up service.

New transgender reality show pulled from local TV channels after threat

2015-10-27 11:19

DStv and TLC Entertainment (DStv 172) have pulled a new reality show about a transgendered teen following a threat of censorship in Nigeria.

DStv adds pop-up channel Good Life Network

2015-10-24 18:00

MultiChoice will run a third pop-up channel from December called The Good Life Network.

I’m a Celebrity coming to ITV Choice on DStv

2015-10-06 17:00

For the first time the British reality show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! is coming to viewers across Africa.

Pay TV: A cost comparison

2015-10-04 15:22

It was 1986 – 29 years ago – and I still remember the excitement of watching M-Net ‘open time’, when the whole country could experience the ‘magic’ for just two hours a day.

The battle over the remote! Bonang vs Power Couple!

2015-09-10 15:07

Not even a PVR or DStv Explora is quite going to be able to help you today as it’s probably the most jam-packed, must-watch Thursday for TV in South Africa … ever.

DStv adds HOOLEE kids channel from December

2015-09-09 11:27

MultiChoice's next pop-up channel will be the kids channel HOOLEE from Turner Broadcasting System.

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