Pay-television operator MultiChoice has launched a new DStv channel bouquet called the “Family” pack, which will be launched on 9 April at R175/month.
DStv Family will consist of more than 45 channels, 17 of which have not been on the company’s cheaper bouquets previously. These include a range of general entertainment, documentary and childrens’ channels such as Sony Entertainment, Discovery TLC, Nat Geo Wild, KykNet Musiek and Cartoon Network, it says in a statement.
In addition, on 9 April, two new channels will be added to the DStv platform — Fox and KykNet & Kie. Fox will be available to DStv Premium customers, while KykNet & Kie will be available to DStv Family, Compact and Premium customers, MultiChoice says.
Foxwill be available in both high-definition and standard-definition as simulcast on channel 125. This 24-hour channel will feature series such as Falling Skies, The Walking Dead, The Transporter — the TV series, Being Mandela, The Simpsons, House of Payne and Cougar Town.
KykNet & Kie is an expansion of KykNet’s existing offering on DStv and will make Afrikaans content available to DStv customers in the lower-tier packs namely DStv Family and DStv Compact. — (c) 2013 NewsCentral Media
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