MultiChoice Africa takes additional capacity

MultiChoice Africa has signed up for new capacity with satellite operator Eutelsat to expand its DStv pay TV platform.

MultiChoice Africa is activating one additional transponder on the Eutelsat 36A satellite from March, with a second to be activated from May. This takes to 22 the total number of transponders leased by MultiChoice at Eutelsat’s 36° East video neighbourhood.

Nico Meyer, CEO of MultiChoice Africa said: “At MultiChoice Africa, our mission is to be constantly at the cutting edge of new technology that enables DStv subscribers to enjoy the very best home television experience. Our partnership with Eutelsat has enabled MultiChoice Africa to expand DStv services with the launch of new channels. We are proud that the DStv channels remain of the best quality and consistently deliver new and exciting programming that enhances subscriber viewing pleasure, with examples of constant product developments including our DStv-on-Demand services and high-definition channels.”