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DStv BoxOffice tops 600 000 movie rentals monthly

2014-12-05 19:20

MultiChoice has added another 342 000 DStv subscribers while its DStv BoxOffice service now tops 600 000 movie rentals monthly.

Telkom, MultiChoice strike DStv Explora and data deal

2014-11-20 18:00

From Sunday 23 November consumers acquiring a new broadband contract from Telkom for 24 months will get one of MultiChoice's DStv Explora decoders for free

DStv lowers monthly subscription fees in Ghana

2014-11-04 18:10

MultiChoice is lowering the monthly DStv subscription fees, but only in Ghana, due to that country's improving currency.

Boomerang on DStv set to get a fresh new look in 2015

2014-10-15 16:11

Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) is relaunching Boomerang (DStv 302) with a new logo and a bigger focus on family viewing early in 2015.

New DStv HD Decoder replaces standard view

2014-08-25 15:30

MultiChoice is bringing a new DStv decoder with high definition (HD) ability to the South African market, called DStv HD Decoder and selling for R799 with installation.

DStv makes MTV more accessible

2014-08-14 05:00

MTV (DStv 130) which used to be a DStv Premium only TV channel will now become a part of DStv Compact and DStv Extra from 25 August at 21:00.

Grit pays off for IT wizard

2014-08-06 14:25

Lindo Makhaye gives hope to entrepreneurs as his lessons show that persistence is the key to success.

Dramatic changes for M-Net channels on DStv

2014-08-06 08:54

M-Net is readying the launch of two new channels on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform from October.

M-Net announces exciting new local reality line-up!

2014-08-05 10:58

M-Net is going big on local content in their exciting new line-up, and with a strong focus on reality content, this is viewing you can't afford to miss!

SABC News quietly cuts back its flagship news bulletin

2014-06-03 18:00

The SABC and SABC News (DStv 404) quietly cut back Prime Time News, the public broadcaster's flagship daily news bulletin.

3D TV on the wane

2014-04-16 19:00

3D TV channels appear to be over and on the way out, with more 3D TV channels globally shutting down than starting up.

DStv BoxOffice app added to Samsung S5

2014-04-12 09:00

MultiChoice and Samsung is making DStv on Demand's DStv BoxOffice available as an app on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 mobile phones.

Tellytrack on DStv saved

2014-03-27 17:00

Phumelela and MultiChoice have signed a new contract for the Tellytrack (DStv 239) horse-racing channel which would have ended on DStv, but will now continue on the pay-TV platform's channel line-up.

MultiChoice: Decoder row not about pay-TV

2014-03-25 08:27

The question of who will benefit from the inclusion of encryption in the proposed set top boxes for digital TV has created tension on the highest levels.

Government needs to put viewers first with digital TV

2014-03-20 21:00

South Africa’s TV industry, most notably the pay-TV platform, MultiChoice, is begging the government to “put the interest of the consumers first” when it comes to free digital television.

SA rejects Nigerians' poll participation calls

2014-03-19 11:39
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The government has dismissed demands by Nigerians to participate in future South African elections.

Entire Game of Thrones coming to DStv Explora

2014-03-10 09:10

Not Winter as a season, but all the seasons are coming: MultiChoice plans to put the episodes from all three seasons of the hit fantasy series Game of Thrones on its DStv Explora .

 

DStv Explora named one of 12 most beautiful objects for 2015

2014-12-04 07:05

MultiChoice's DStv Explora has just been chosen as one of the 12 Most Beautiful Objects in 2015 in South Africa.

DStv connects decoder to the internet

2014-11-13 16:00

MultiChoice is connecting the DStv decoder to the internet in a dramatic move that will bring the first true "TV Everywhere" experience to South African pay-TV subscribers.

Photo journalist wins the CNN MultiChioce African Journalist Awards 2014

2014-10-20 17:00

Kenyan photo journalist Joseph Mathenge was announced as the winner of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2014.

DStv to possibly cut TV channels

2014-10-15 15:18

MultiChoice could be considering cutting certain TV channels from its DStv service due to the weakness of the South African rand.

BET and two new channels coming to DStv

2014-09-23 22:00

DStv is adding Nicktoons as a new TV channel from 30 September and also adding Nick Jr. and BET to DStv.

Lower DStv bouquets get HD ability

2014-08-15 05:00

MultiChoice is enabling high definition (HD) viewing for lower-tiered DStv bouquets,

Grit pays off for IT wizard

2014-08-06 14:26

Lindo Makhaye gives hope to entrepreneurs as his lessons show that persistence is the key to success.

M-Net Movies on DStv gets an on-air look makeover

2014-07-09 08:24

The M-Net Movies channels on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform have received an on-air makeover and is also getting a new boss.

SABC to launch its entertainment channel on DStv before end of 2014

2014-06-30 14:17

The SABC says its SABC entertainment TV channel will launch on MultiChoice’s DStv satellite pay-TV platform before the end of the year.

Artist miss launch of MultiChoice’s Africa Rising music video

2014-06-25 20:00

The artist Diamond Platnumz didn't make it to the launch of the new music video, Africa Rising, from MultiChoice because he missed his flight.

Comedy Central on DStv dumps Gareth Cliff show

2014-06-25 12:58
117 comments

Comedy Central is dumping The Gareth Cliff Show just a month and a half after it launched on the TV channel.

DStv sets the table for binge viewing

2014-06-04 15:58

MultiChoice and M-Net are charting a brave new course, adjusting, and venturing into new television territory: on demand "binge viewing".

The entire 2nd season of House of Cards will be availble on DStv Catch Up before it hits M-Net!

2014-05-29 13:36

MultiChoice will be making the entire brand-new second season of the Netflix drama series House of Cards available on its DStv Catch Up service.

DStv BoxOffice price increase to R27 for new movie rentals

2014-05-14 13:21

MultiChoice is increasing the price of movie rentals for its DStv BoxOffice video-on-demand service on its satellite pay-TV platform.

Encryption of free digital TV could be the next 'e-toll disaster' warns experts

2014-04-15 15:23

M-Net is again warning over the South African government’s attempt to push encryption into free-to-air public, digital television when the switch to digital terrestrial television (DTT) starts.

Investigate MultiChoice, SABC - Icasa

2014-04-09 15:51

Icasa wants the Competition Commission to probe an agreement between Multichoice and the SABC for possible breach of the Competition Act.

Government compares SA TV biz to Ukraine

2014-03-25 10:08

The South African government is comparing South Africa's TV industry and the long-delayed dispensation for digital terrestrial television (DTT) to the Ukraine.

MultiChoice, govt clash over decoder row

2014-03-24 08:48

The war of words between MultiChoice and the government shows little sign of abating as the issue of set top box control becomes critical ahead of SA's migration to digital TV.

TV biz begs against digital TV encryption

2014-03-19 18:00

South Africa's TV industry has sent a joint letter to the South African government begging the minister of communications to launch and start "free, unencrypted digital terrestrial television" in SA.

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