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Studio Universal launches in 47 African countries

Universal Networks has signed a carriage deal with African pay TV operator MultiChoice that will see its Studio Universal movie channel reach 47 countries across the continent. Studio Universal will be available on MultiChoice’s DStv platform in the Premium and Compact bouquets. The channel airs blockbuster and comedy movies and offers a range of themed […]

Pace supplying DVB-T2 boxes for MultiChoice GOtv

UK set-top provider Pace is supplying boxes to MultiChoice Africa to support the launch of GOtv, MultiChoice’s new digital-terrestrial pay TV service for sub-Saharan Africa. The GOtv service is being delivered to customers via Pace’s next generation set-top boxes, capable of receiving DVB-T2 standard transmissions. Pace set-top boxes have so far supported the launch of […]

MultiChoice DTT service launches in Zambia and Uganda

African digital-terrestrial pay TV service provider GOtv has launched in Lusaka, Zambia and Kampala and Entebbe in Uganda. MultiChoice-owned GOtv is offering a range of pay and free-to-air channels covering news, kids, documentaries, series, sports and movies using the DVB-T2 technology system, which allows for about 20 standard channels per frequency. Services are delivered via […]

Nick to reach three million African homes

Kids channel Nickelodeon has expanded its footprint in Africa with a launch on Multichoice’s DStv pay TV platform. The deal brings Nickelodeon to an additional 36 countries in central, east and west Africa. The channel will be available in the DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access bouquets. Nickelodeon debuted in southern Africa in […]

DStv launches low-cost mobile TV for Kenya

South Africa-based pay TV operator DStv has launched a low-cost mobile TV offering for Kenya. Subscribers will able to access the service via laptops, iPads and PCs via a dedicated decoder, the Drifta, for KES440 (€3.23) a month, according to local reports. DStv faces competition in the Kenyan market from low-cost service provider Wananchi.

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