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MultiChoice to Bring Disney+ to South African DStv Subscribers

According to an announcement from South African media group MultiChoice, Disney+ will launch to DStv subscribers via the Explora Ultra Decoder the same day as its wider launch in the country, 18 May 2022. "MultiChoice customers with connected Explora Ultra...

MultiChoice Shares Soar as Nigerian Tax Dispute is Settled

South Africa's MultiChoice Group, one of the leading entertainment companies in Africa, saw a rise in its shares on Thursday after the company reached a settlement agreement of $4.4 billion with Nigerian authorities. According to Bloomberg, MultiChoice had agreed to...

7 Things You Need to Know About DStv’s New Streaming Rules

DStv, the MultiChoice owned dish satellite TV and streaming provider has announced that from 22 March 2022, its subscribers will only be allowed to stream DStv on one device at a time. This change applies to all DStv subscriptions across...

Safetech AURA Raises $4.7-Million in Huge Series A Funding Round

AURA, a leading African-based security and medical response marketplace, has secured $4.7-million (R62 million) in a Series A funding round, which was led by South Africa's MultiChoice Group (MCG), KLT Holdings and Buffet Investments. This latest round positions AURA favourably...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. MultiChoice dominated the news this week, having two of the week's most trending stories. IBM announces that 6 African banks have...

MultiChoice Taps MTN to Launch DStv Internet in South Africa

MultiChoice has launched DStv Internet in a bid to provide customers with access to internet services. The company has selected MTN as its network partner in the endeavour. According to a statement, the move is part of MultiChoice’s ongoing evolution...

MultiChoice Denies It Has to Pay $2.2-Billion Tax Backlog to Nigeria

South African entertainment powerhouse MultiChoice has disputed reports that it has been ordered by a Nigerian appeal tribunal to pay 50% of an N1.8-trillion ($4.4-billion) disputed tax backlog imposed on it by Nigerian authorities. MultiChoice had to pay $2.2-billion as...

Nigerian Lawmakers Seek to Slash DStv Prices in Favour of Pay-As-You-Go Model

Nigeria's House of Representatives, the country's lawmaking body, has approved a new plan to slash the price of cable TV services in the country in favour of a pay-as-you-go model. This comes as a House Committee report tells of the...

MultiChoice Responds to Tax Evasion Allegations – “Our Operations Are Continuing in Nigeria”

Nigeria's Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has instructed banks in the West African country to freeze accounts belonging to the MultiChoice Group and its subsidiaries. The revenue service has accused the massive entertainment media provider, amongst the largest on...

Nigeria Freezing MultiChoice Accounts to Recover $4.4-Billion in Alleged Outstanding Taxes

The Federal Inland Revenue Service of Nigeria (FIRS), has instructed banks in the country to freeze the accounts of South African-based media entertainment firm MultiChoice Africa and its subsidiary in Nigeria, for allegedly breaching agreements and denying access to...
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Enhancing IoT Security with a Cyber Immune Solution

Internet of Things (IoT) devices, ranging from wearables to smart home appliances, are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals for...
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