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.

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.

Nigeria – Africa’s next great hope

2015-10-05 18:32

Nigeria has overtaken SA as the top economy in Africa. Find out why scores of South African companies are investing in Nigeria.

Four SA journos nominated for CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2015

2015-09-17 12:08

Four South African journalists have been nominated and managed to crack the shortlist for this year’s landmark 20th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2015.

DStv: It’s not a repeat if you haven’t seen it

2015-09-04 07:00

MultiChoice says a repeat on DStv isn’t a repeat if you haven’t seen it.

Here’s why the BBC is changing its DStv channels

2015-08-26 20:00

The BBC’s is changing its set of TV channels on MultiChoice’s DStv and is doing so to make them future-proof, that they look sharp, are consumer-facing and play to BBC strengths.

Hlaudi: We need to applaud SABC

2015-07-14 14:42

The SABC's chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, says MultiChoice must carry the public broadcaster as he again lashed out at print media in South Africa.

MultiChoice has a special gift for its compact subscribers

2015-06-24 21:00

MultiChoice is giving four of its DStv Premium TV channels – Lifetime, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Nick Jr. – to the cheaper DStv Compact package.

Channel O Youth Day ad stirs up a storm

2015-06-17 07:34

Channel O's (DStv 320) Youth Day's interpretation of an iconic South African struggle era photo has been slammed as incredibly insensitive and disgusting.

DStv extends SABC News channel into Africa

2015-05-22 09:46

MultiChoice is extending the footprint of the South African public broadcaster's 24-hour TV news channel, SABC News, to the rest of the continent.


PSL CEO quits to join Multichoice

2015-11-11 08:01

Brand de Villiers has resigned from his post as PSL CEO and has taken up a position at Multichoice.

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.

Millions more switch on to MultiChoice

2015-09-22 12:39

The pay-TV provider has increased its reach by almost four million, according to the National Association of Broadcasters.

DStv can’t rule out 2nd price hike over weakening rand

2015-09-04 18:00

MultiChoice can't rule out a second price hike for DStv subscribers in South Africa in 2015 due to the weakening rand.

MultiChoice BEE shareholders receive R1.2bn dividend

2015-09-03 13:23

Shareholders of MultiChoice’s broad-based black economic empowerment scheme, Phuthuma Nathi, will receive R1.2bn in ordinary dividends this year.

Streaming TV threatens SA broadcasters - expert

2015-08-24 09:07

Internet streaming is a serious competitive threat to broadcast television in South Africa, but the technology is hamstrung by cost challenges, says an analyst.

DStv adds new channel for Southern Africa viewers

2015-07-01 10:09

MultiChoice will launch a new channel, Zambezi Magic (DStv 160) on DStv for viewers in Southern Africa, outside of South Africa.

Channel O ‘welcomes dialogue’ over Youth Day ad

2015-06-17 13:23

Channel O says it "welcomes the dialogues" around its Youth Day ad which is raising eyebrows for its pop culture take on an iconic struggle era photo from 1976.

kykNET expanding in Britain

2015-06-09 15:25

kykNET (DStv 144), the popular Afrikaans language TV channel has been added to the United Kingdom’s Freeview HD.

Former SABC TV boss gets a new gig at Trace

2015-05-19 13:55

The former SABC TV boss, Leo Manne, has resurfaced at Trace where he has just been appointed in a new position.

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