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  • Digital TV Kenya

    Nigeria: MultiChoice blames inflation for DStv price hike

    March 11, 2015 • Top StoriesComments (0)

    According to The Punch, MultiChoice Nigeria has placed the blame on inflation as the cause of the latest DStv price hike in Nigeria. According to a statement made available by DStv, it has taken into account many factors. Such factors, it said, included,...

  • Digital TV Kenya

    MultiChoice launches single view DStv HD Decoder

    August 26, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on MultiChoice launches single view DStv HD Decoder

    MultiChoice has revealed its first HD single view decoder, the DStv HD Decoder. The decoder is set to replace the existing standard definition single view decoder. According to MultiChoice, the DStv HD Decoder’s user interface is very similar to the DStv...

  • Satellite-Dish

    MultiChoice unlocks HD channels effective immediately

    August 21, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on MultiChoice unlocks HD channels effective immediately

    Multichoice has revealed that it will make it HD channel range open to all of its customers, with immediate effect. The group stated that customers who have channels in their package, that are also available in HD, will see these channels in HD if they have...

  • Digital TV Kenya

    DStv launching two new M-Net channels

    August 15, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on DStv launching two new M-Net channels

    M-Net is set to launch two entertainment channels this October. According to the African pay-television content provider, the channel names as well as the detailed schedules are still under wraps; however, the company can confirm that these two channels will...

  • Satellite-Dish

    MultiChoice & Eutelsat to expand DStv

    July 31, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on MultiChoice & Eutelsat to expand DStv

    Eutelsat Communications and MultiChoice Africa have signed an agreement that is expected to ensure the continuous expansion of the DStv platform. The deal is expected to have a duration of 15 years. The multi-transponder contract further anchors...

  • Intelsat is one of the companies involved in a joint effort to train prospective VSAT technicians from Africa. (Image source: Intelsat-hq-press)

    MultiChoice inks 15-year agreement with Intelsat Satellite

    June 11, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MultiChoice inks 15-year agreement with Intelsat Satellite

    Intelsat S.A. has announced that it has signed a 15-year service agreement with MultiChoice for a new satellite to be added to the Intelsat network. The initial aim of the venture is to allow MultiChoice to expand its Direct-to-Home (DTH) Services in...

  • Telecel Zimbabwe has introduced Telecash as a form of payment for Dstv (Image source: File)

    Telecel offers mobile payments for Dstv

    March 6, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telecel offers mobile payments for Dstv

    Zimbabwean Telecash customers can pay their Dstv subscriptions from their mobile phones, following an agreement between Zimbabwean mobile operator Telecel and South African pay-satellite television provider MultiChoice. Telecash, which is Telecel’s mobile...

  • Multichoice has announced a partnership with eTranzact Ghana to improve payment services. (Image source: Google/ghananewsagency.org)

    Multichoice partners with eTranzact Ghana

    September 23, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on Multichoice partners with eTranzact Ghana

    Multichoice has announced a partnership with eTranzact Ghana to digitise the payment process and make the collection easier. The partnership will allow eTranzact Ghana to roll out a subscription collection platform aimed specifically at subscribers of...

  • Ban on TV ads raises online traffic

    June 29, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Ban on TV ads raises online traffic

    The recent decision by MultiChoice’s DStv channels and M-Net to follow e.tv and SABC in banning the Nando’s diversity advert will have a limited impact from a viewership and awareness perspective among local consumers, and, will in fact drive more...

  • Exciting times ahead for local broadcasting

    March 28, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Exciting times ahead for local broadcasting

    While connectivity in South Africa has traditionally been very expensive, prices are beginning to drop and caps are being lifted due to improved infrastructure and availability, making broadband more affordable than before. While SA trails behind most of the...

  • Icasa calling for new licence applicants

    February 21, 2012 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa), the local communications authority, wants new challengers to take on MultiChoice’s dominance in the pay-TV market. The rule of MultiChoice, owners of DStv, has discouraged most from...

  • Nigerian Copyright Commission disconnects TV viewers

    December 21, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigerian Copyright Commission disconnects TV viewers

    The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) announced that it has disconnected over 1,300 illegal television subscribers and five suspects were arrested. The subscribers were disconnected for unauthorized transmission of copyright protected broadcast signals of...

  • Kenya gets first mobile drifta TV

    August 18, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (3)

    Multichoice Kenya has launched the DSTV Mobile Drifta, a mobile TV decoder that receives DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcasting – Handheld) signals and converts them into Wi-Fi signals for viewing on devices such as laptops, PCs, tablets and smartphones. The...

  • Kenya: Tune in to mobile TV

    May 13, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya: Tune in to mobile TV

    Safaricom and DStv have partnered and launched a new service that will offer subscribers satellite television on their mobile handsets. The partnership would allow over 800,000 subscribers on the mobile network to tune into televised content using their 3G...

  • Safaricom partners MultiChoice on M-PESA service in Kenya

    July 21, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

    LISTED telecoms firm Safaricom has entered into a partnership with pay TV Company MultiChoice that will allow DStv customers pay their bills through the M-PESA service. Safaricom currently deals with over 300 firms in similar arrangements that have seen...

  • Telkom Kenya to roll out mobile video service

    May 21, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom Kenya to roll out mobile video service

    Telkom Kenya Chief Executive Mickael Ghossein announced today that Orange mobile subscribers are now able to watch digital television programs on their phones, reports Kenya’s Broadcasting Corporation. This comes in response to demand from consumers for...