DStv adds Amazon Prime Video

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Amazon Prime Video coming to DStv.
Amazon Prime Video coming to DStv.
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  • DStv has added Amazon Prime Video to its DStv Explora Ultra decoder.
  • DStv customers with a Prime Video membership can now access the streaming service via the decoder.
  • Subscribers who don't have a membership can sign up for an account.


DStv has added Amazon Prime Video to its recently launched DStv Explora Ultra decoder. DStv subscribers with a Prime Video membership can now access the entertainment service, ranging from movies and TV series, including Amazon Originals with a click of a button on the Explora Ultra.

Prime Video joins the list of streaming services and apps available on the Explora Ultra, including Showmax, Box Office, Netflix and Joox.

Nyiko Shiburi, CEO of MultiChoice South Africa, says: "The Explora Ultra is a one-stop-shop for entertainment fans looking to access a catalogue of dynamic entertainment from multiple content providers.

"We are excited to add Amazon Prime Video to the DStv Explora Ultra's pot of exceptional content. This opportunity unlocks access to more quality global content for our customers and is another way to access Amazon Prime Video content, whilst complementing DStv's promise to offer the very best in local content."

How to access Amazon Prime Video on an Explora Ultra

Existing Amazon Prime Video Customers: DStv customers who already have a Prime Video account, open the app on the Explora Ultra's homepage, and sign in with your account details.

New Customers: Customers who wish to access Prime Video can open the app on the Explora Ultra's homepage, where you will be directed to sign up for an account on the Amazon site. You will be billed directly by Amazon.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht

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