DStv iDrifta mobile TV gadget launched

MultiChoice has announced a new mobile TV gadget for Apple iPod, iPhone, and iPad

By - June 1, 2012
DStv Mobile

DStv Mobile announced the launch of its new iDrifta mobile DVB-H receiver today (1 June 2012)

According to DStv Mobile the device is portable, lightweight and designed to be simple and intuitive for users of Apple mobile devices.

“Using the iDrifta is very easy, you simply plug it into an iOS device, the application opens automatically and viewing can begin right away” said Mark Rayner, CEO of DStv Mobile.

The device is compatible with the 4th generation iPod, iPhone 4 and 4S, and any iPad (1, 2, and 3), and promises a battery life of 3.5 hours.

The recommended retail price is R499 and the device will be available from MultiChoice service centres, select retail outlets and online stores from 11 June 2012.

DStv Mobile coverage is available in the 9 major cities of South Africa, MultiChoice said. These are: Johannesburg, Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Rustenburg, Mbombela, Polokwane, Port Elizabeth and Durban.

South Africans now have even more ways to make sure they stay tuned to two of the planets greatest sport events: the London 2012 Olympics which start on 27 July and UEFA Euro 2012 which kicks off on 8 June.

DStv Mobile has three channel bouquets to choose from:

  • e.mobile [Free] – eNews, SuperSport Blitz, CNNi, Channel O, Big Bother StarGame
  • DStv Mobile [R49 per month] – SuperSport 1,2,3,4, AfricaMagic, M-Net Series Mobile, Sony Max, Cartoon Network, Discovery, plus all channels in the e.mobile package.
  • DStv Mobile for Premium subscribers [Free to Premium subscribers] – all channels in the DStv Mobile package plus M-Net Mobile.

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