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A Hulu like model.

DStv’s bundling with Netflix being investigated by SA Competition Commission

In June, Multichoice announced that they had reached agreements with Netflix and Amazon Prime to offer a bundled service. Strangely, when DStv announced two new sets of decoders that will offer streaming capabilities, not a word was said about Netflix or Prime. Why was that the case? Well, it’s simple really – SA’s Competition Commission […]

Standalone DStv Streaming Service Will Have Similar Price With Netflix

Analysts have predicted that DStv’s standalone streaming service will have pricing similar to that of Netflix. With plans in place to start offering DStv Now as a stand-alone service, some of the questions many of us have had is what the pricing will look like when it’s launched. The lower cost compared to DStv packages […]

How To Download DStv Movies Or Shows To Your Phone

Besides being one of the 5 platforms where DStv subscribers can watch their favourite shows for free, the DStv Now app can also be used to download movies, series/shows shown on DStv to one’s phone or tablet. The DStv Now is available for free for both Android and iOS users and using it doesn’t incur […]

How To Watch DStv On 5 Devices At No Extra Cost

If you live in a household that has many people who clash on what to watch on DStv, then you’d be glad to know that you can watch your DStv subscription on 5 different platforms. On these 5 different platforms each person can get to choose what they want to watch on DStv without affecting […]

Kwesé-iflix Still Around, It’s Not Affected By Econet Media Closure

Kwesé-iflix was launched last year as Econet’s counterattack to DStv’s DStv Now service. However, in terms of content Kwesé-iflix is no way near providing a decent competition to DStv Now. But purely on subscription prices, Kwesé-iflix is cheaper than DStv Now. With the demise of Econet Media, I thought that all Kwesé products and services […]

DStv Launches An App That Helps You To Manage Your Account On-the-go

DStv has launched MyDStv, its app that will help you to manage your account wherever you are on your handheld device. MyDStv app is both available for Android and iOS users on their respective stores. The app has a very sleek interface that’s quite appealing. For those who value aesthetics of apps, MyDStv app will […]

MultiChoice Launches DStv Now Apps For Android TV, Apple TV, and Smart TV’s

MultiChoice is launching the DStv Now App on three new platforms; Samsung Smart TV’s (from 2015  going on), Apple TV (4th gen) and Android TV. DStv Now is an add on that comes with DStv subscriptions and allows users to stream DStv content from that package on the go using their mobile phones, and laptops. […]

DStv Now’s Use Surges In June, 5 Times More Than Usual

The use of DStv Now skyrocketed 5 times higher (5x) than June 2017. DSTV Now is a value-added service to DStv subscribers that allows them to watch their DStv subscription on the go. This 5x jump is attributed to the recently ended World Cup. Multichoice said that since the beginning of the tournament, on the 14th of […]

You can now watch Kwese TV on 5 different devices using your current subscription

You know DStv Now right? The extension of DStv that allows you to watch the shows you subscribed for on the go? Yea, Kwese TV just enabled that feature – Kwese TVEverywhere So how does Kwese TVE work? Basically, what this means is you can now access your Kwese TV on your gadget, be it […]

DStv Now comes with free Showmax subscription on premium package

DStv recently announced that you will now get a Showmax subscription at no additional cost if you are subscribing to their premium package. Earlier this year, Naspers, the media giant which owns Multichoice and Showmax started to look for partnerships with African mobile networks. This was in order to bring its video on demand service, […]

DStv enhances its appeal in the on-demand space, expands DStv Now lineup with 17 new channels

DStv Now, the free TV-on-the-go service from MultiChoice’s pay TV platform has announced the addition of 17 new channels to its lineup as it continues to make efforts to expand its viewers’ choices. This means the service now boasts of over 60 channels.