Why MultiChoice is challenging’s TV box victory

2016-06-24 14:09

Encrypted digital TV set-top boxes risk being expensive for government and burdening poorer South Africans with defunct technology, says pay-TV provider MultiChoice.

MultiChoice, minister take TV encryption fight to ConCourt

2016-06-23 10:25

MultiChoice and the Department of Communications have launched appeals against the Supreme Court of Appeals ruling on encryption for set top boxes.

M-Net launches movie channel to celebrate black actors

2016-05-20 16:00

M-Net is adding a new film pop-up channel for the month of June for DStv Premium subscribers that will focus on black Hollywood stars.

No DStv price increase for the rest of Africa

2016-03-18 14:43

While South African DStv subscribers will see a stiff price hike, MultiChoice announced that most of the rest of Africa will be spared.

DStv provides context around the 2016 price increase

2016-03-03 09:51

MultiChoice is giving more context around the 2016 price increase and says they charge customers "on each package the fair value price for the channels they're getting".

Entries open for African Journalist Awards with new category added

2016-03-02 19:00

Entries have opened for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2016 with the 21st edition adding another new category.

SABC, MultiChoice deal not a merger - Tribunal

2016-02-11 17:54

The Competition Tribunal has found that a deal between the SABC and MultiChoice did not constitute a merger to be notified in terms of the Competition Act.

MultiChoice, M-Net to launch GOtv

2016-02-01 15:54

MultiChoice and M-Net will soon launch its GOtv service as its digital TV product and service in South Africa’s DTT market.

Pricey internet holds back SA streaming - Fin24 users

2016-01-18 15:36

Fin24 users say that if internet prices drop, they will unplug their subscription TV services and turn to streaming services.

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'.


Muthambi 'confident' of ConCourt TV challenge

2016-06-23 15:26

The department of communications is confident of winning its Constitutional Court appeal against encryption of set top boxes.

Russel Yeo: From ‘Poison Ivy’ to ‘Faith’ – Digital Migration had no hope

2016-06-02 16:03

Despite signing a 2006 agreement that the country would have digitally transformed by June 2015, the light at the end of the tunnel is still out of sight.

DStv opens History for a month for Compact subscribers in June

2016-05-17 17:00

MultiChoice will be opening the History channel on DStv for a month from 13 June to all DStv Compact subscribers.

All the 2016 AMVCA winners

2016-03-06 07:55

The fourth annual AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards crowned the best in African film and television talent in Lagos, Nigeria, over the weekend

5 things you need to know about the 2016 AfricaMagic Awards

2016-03-03 05:00

Africa's film and TV stars will shine bright at the fourth annual AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) in Lagos on Saturday.

Two South Africa films to battle it out at the AMVCA

2016-03-02 05:00

Ayanda and Tell Me Sweet Something will go up against each other this weekend at the AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards.

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.

Clarity on SABC residual payments for SA TV actors

2016-02-01 13:52

South African actors finally have some guidance on what they can expect regarding their royalty residual payments from the SABC.

Arthur Goldstuck: Expect more noise from Netflix

2016-01-08 10:27

South Africans can expect more noise from video streaming service Netflix in future as it only had a 'soft launch' this week, says a local technology analyst.

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.

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