The pan-African pay-television operator, which owns DStv and SuperSport, has lifted its subscriber base by 1.4 million in the past year to reach 20.9 million households.
The SABC has begun warning viewers of its analogue terrestrial television channels that the broadcasts are coming to an end as the country finally moves to digital terrestrial technology.
eMedia Holdings’ Openview is about to get a challenger in the free-to-air satellite television market with the imminent launch in South Africa of a new service called PremiumFree TV.
MultiChoice South Africa will increase the prices of all its DStv bouquets with effect from 1 April 2021, the company’s chief operating officer, Simon Camerer, revealed in an interview with TechCentral on Thursday.
MultiChoice Group has another rival streaming service to its new DStv Ultra personal video recorder and satellite decoder – this time it’s Amazon Web Services.
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.
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