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  • Satellite Dish

    MultiChoice slashes rates for Kenya

    May 14, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on MultiChoice slashes rates for Kenya

    Kenya’s leading high definition television operator MultiChoice Kenya has announced a price reduction of its DStv HD decoder by some 48 percent. The announcement means the decoder has been reduced in price to KES 2,499 from KES 4,800. The rate reduction...

  • Digital TV Kenya

    Nigeria: MultiChoice blames inflation for DStv price hike

    March 11, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: MultiChoice blames inflation for DStv price hike

    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,...

  • Satellite Dish

    MultiChoice looking to deliver content over telco networks

    November 3, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MultiChoice looking to deliver content over telco networks

    According to reports, MultiChoice, an African Pay-TV provider, is looking to deliver its content over telecom networks. According to Business Daily, MultiChoice has begun the search for broadband providers that could potentially carry its content over a fibre...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • ITNewsAfrica’s top ten stories of the week

    May 25, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on ITNewsAfrica’s top ten stories of the week

    It has been a busy week across Africa’s ICT sector. There has been a plethora of interesting stories that have emerged from a focus on high-growth market segments, including gaming, mobile & telecommunications, as well as thought leadership pieces about...

  • South African ISP association welcomes tribunal ruling

    May 25, 2012 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    The Internet Service Providers` Association (ISPA) has welcomed a recent ruling by the National Consumer Tribunal that has cancelled a compliance notice served on Multichoice by the National Consumer Commission (Commission) under the Consumer Protection Act...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • DSTV subscribers to pay through ZAP

    July 31, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on DSTV subscribers to pay through ZAP

    ZAIN and Multichoice Kenya have entered into a partnership that will enable DSTV customers pay their subscription fees through Zain Zap...

  • Supersport Digitalises South African soccer

    July 24, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Johannesburg (IT News Africa) —PAY-PER-VIEW channel, Supersport International, will broadcast more soccer games in High Definition during the upcoming football season in South Africa...