Dec 15, 2020

DStv adds Amazon Prime Video

Prime Video joins a list of streaming services and apps available on the Explora Ultra, including Showmax, Box Office, Netflix and Joox.

Nov 13, 2020

Public outcry over proposed TV licences for Netflix, Showmax

Government’s draft policy on the licensing of video-on-demand content services viewable on smart devices is met with much resistance from the public.

Nov 13, 2020

MultiChoice picks up R1.3bn stake in Nigeria's BetKing

The company acquires a 20% stake in the Nigerian online sports betting company, with the potential for a further R500 million investment.

Nov 12, 2020

DStv partners Netflix with Explora Ultra decoder launch

The Netflix app will be integrated into the new Explora Ultra to allow DStv customers the option to sign up or sign into their Netflix account.

Oct 22, 2020

UN creates global #PledgetoPause to fight disinformation

The UN warns that the amplification of inaccurate or harmful information and ideas on social media exacerbates some of the most pressing issues, like COVID-19.

Oct 5, 2020

French broadcaster Canal+ takes 6.5% MultiChoice stake

The move comes on the back of growing interest by international broadcasters targeting Sub-Saharan Africa for growth.

Aug 27, 2020

Phuthuma Nathi shareholders to pocket R1.5bn dividend

Shareholders in MultiChoice’s empowerment scheme will cash in a R1.5 billion dividend approved at the annual general meeting yesterday.

Aug 20, 2020

MultiChoice takes war to Netflix with new tech

The pay-TV giant responds aggressively to video streaming services by harnessing the power of technology innovation to improve its digital user-experience.

Jul 22, 2020

‘Think with Google’ launches for Sub-Saharan Africa

The Sub-Saharan African edition of online resources hub, Think with Google, launched this week.

Jun 11, 2020

MultiChoice’s Netflix move: If you can’t beat them, join them

Faced with stiff competition from overseas streaming services, the pay-TV operator is looking to add Netflix and Amazon video content.

Jun 10, 2020

MultiChoice posts strong results, declares maiden dividend

The pay-TV operator’s financial highlights include 38% growth in core headline earnings to R2.5 billion, with consolidated free cash flow hitting R5.2 billion.

May 19, 2020

MultiChoice ventures into academic cyber space

DSTV customers will have access to 600 free courses offered on the platform until the end of July.

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