Walt Disney Co Africa has reached an agreement to distribute Disney+, its Internet streaming service, on MultiChoice Group’s DStv set-top boxes.
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MultiChoice must negotiate a commercial agreement with the SABC to carry the public broadcaster’s channels on DStv, communications regulator Icasa has decided.
MultiChoice Group CEO Calvo Mawela confirmed on Thursday that the broadcaster is conducting research into offering smaller channel bundles.
One could be forgiven for thinking that the Nigerian authorities are acting opportunistically, if reports of a massive penalty by the Nigerian Federal Inland Revenue Service against MultiChoice are true.
MultiChoice Group has expanded its repertoire with an agreement to buy a 20% stake in Africa-focused sports-betting platform BetKing for as much as R1.8-billion.
MultiChoice Group has officially launched its next-generation PVR decoder capable of delivering 4K content and Dolby Atmos audio, and is integrated with rival Netflix and its own streaming platform Showmax.
Nyiko Shiburi has been appointed as CEO of MultiChoice South Africa, replacing Mark Rayner, as the pay-television group announces sweeping management changes.
MultiChoice Group has reported a 14% improvement in trading profit to R8-billion for the year ended 31 March 2020, despite a tough economic environment and the growing threat of Netflix.
MultiChoice has strongly criticised former communications minister Yunus Carrim, who on Tuesday told the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into state capture that a controversial 2013 channel supply agreement between MultiChoice and the SABC amounted to “policy capture”.
MultiChoice Group and Dimension Data decided to liquidate Vast Networks, South Africa’s largest public Wi-Fi hotspot provider, after several attempts to sell the business fell through.