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MultiChoice launches new DStv Family pack

South African pay TV operator MultiChoice has introduced a new DStv Family pack, to launch on April 9, priced at ZAR175 (€14.50) a month.

The pack will include over 45 channels, 17 of which have not been on lower-tier bouquest previously. These include Sony Entertainment, Discovery TLC, Nat Geo Wild, KykNET Musiek and Cartoon Network.

Two new channels – Fox and KykNET & Kie – will also be added to the DStv bouquest on April 9, available via the Compact and Premium bouquets as well as the new Family pack.

Fox will feature shows including Falling Skies and The Walking Dead, while kids channel KykNET & Kie will give customers on DStv Compact and DStv Family access to some kykNET shows such as Villa Rosa, Binneland, Toks en Tjops, Enuus and Dagbreek. KykNET & Kie will absorb existing kids service KooWee, airing shows including Tjiff and Tjaff, Lappies, Pikin and Zimzim.