MultiChoice South Africa

BBC Studios expands partnership with MultiChoice

BBC Studios is to expand its content distribution deal with South Africa pay TV platform MultiChoice, with the launch of the multi-genre channel UKTV on DStv’s compact package and BBC Lifestyle on DStv Family from September 1. BBC Studios’ will also extend MultiChoice’s DStv catch-up window on BBC owned content across channel portfolio from 30 […]

MultiChoice to integrate Netflix and Amazon, launch DStv streaming product

South Africa-based pay TV operator MultiChoice has agreed to add Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to its TV offering and has posted solid year end results. MultiChoice said in its results presentation that it had agreed deals with Netflix and Amazon to integrate their services into its Explora decoder. The pay TV operator has also […]

MultiChoice South Africa gets new head of corporate affairs

African pay TV operator MultiChoice has named Reggy Moalusi as its new head of corporate affairs for MultiChoice South Africa, tasked with maintaining trust in and credibility of the MultiChoice brand with stakeholders. Moalusi has previously worked as journalist at publications including Mail and Guardian and Sunday World, and subsequently became Editor-in-Chief of both Sunday Sun and Daily […]

MultiChoice lists on Johannesburg exchange

Naspers-backed MultiChoice Group’s shares rose respectably yesterday after the company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The new listed company includes MultiChoice South Africa, MultiChoice Africa Holdings, SVOD outfit Showmax, digital platform security provider Irdeto, and all their subsidiaries and affiliates. However, a slight shadow was cast over the listing by regulator Icasa, which expressed […]

Multichoice South Africa restructures, CEO steps down

The CEO of MultiChoice South Africa, Collins Khumalo, has decided to take “time out” after 17 years with company, according to the pay TV operator.  MultiChoice said that with the departure, its South African business will now report directly to Imtiaz Patel, Group CEO, MultiChoice South Africa, and announced a number of other structural changes. […]