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  1. Jamie McKane

    DStv kills off BBC First

    DStv kills off BBC First MultiChoice has announced that it will discontinue its BBC First channel on DStv, effective from 1 September. The company said that this change is part of a "refresh of its British entertainment lineup", with a selection of the British drama continuing on BBC Brit.
  2. Savy561

    Need advice for accessing geo blocked streaming and your personal streaming setup services

    I am looking for the best way to give my entire household the most expansive streaming experience possible. The household is a big fan of anime and apart from crunchyroll and Netflix, most anime content is not available is South Africa. My current setup is 3 ps4's for streaming and gaming with...
  3. Jamie McKane

    DStv plans to become a one-stop-shop with Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and YouTube

    DStv plans to become a one-stop-shop with Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and YouTube It makes sense for DStv to become a one-stop-shop where you pay one bill and get access to all streaming content, including Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and YouTube. This is the view of MultiChoice CEO Calvo Mawela, who...
  4. Jamie McKane

    DStv signs big streaming deal with Netflix - What to expect

    DStv signs big streaming deal with Netflix - What to expect MultiChoice has signed a groundbreaking deal with Netflix and Amazon to bring these streaming services to its own unified platform. In the company's annual results presentation for the year ended 31 March 2020, it said that it had...
  5. L

    DSTV + OpenView?

    I'd like to get BBC News, looks like its available on OpenView, which is 599 for their decoder. Their install is a bit more though than other vendors @ 1499 inclusive DSTV on the other hand, is 599-650 (depending where you buy it) all inclusive, for a decoder + satellite installation. As far...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Free upgrade for DStv Compact customers

    Free upgrade for DStv Compact customers DStv has temporarily upgraded Compact subscribers to the Compact Plus bouquet, allowing these users to access a variety of channels which were previously unavailable to them. The company confirmed the change in response to questions from subscribers on...
  7. Jamie McKane

    DStv Premium billing problems

    DStv Premium billing problems Following reports earlier this year of DStv billing issues, MultiChoice has stated that, in at least one case, a system error can result in the incorrect extension of a customer's contract. DStv subscribers have previously complained of inflated monthly debit...
  8. Jamie McKane

    DStv cuts ITV Choice channel

    DStv cuts ITV Choice channel MultiChoice has confirmed that it will cut British pay-TV channel ITV Choice from its DStv platform. The company said that DStv will no longer air ITV Choice on DStv effective from 4 June 2020. The change will be implemented across Africa.
  9. Rickster

    DSTV experts, please help me with these multiple issues.

    Long story short, we and DSTV/Showmax cant get showmax to work. Our connection is fine and we get all the green ticks on the connectivity tool. Pausing and rewinding of live TV doesnt work, but we can with recorded shows. (on live tv the icon in the corner is frozen with the "time". Showmax...
  10. Jamie McKane

    DStv standalone streaming service delayed

    DStv standalone streaming service delayed MultiChoice has completed development of its DStv Now standalone streaming service and plans to launch it once the COVID-19 situation has normalised. The service will allow users to stream DStv content without linking their account to an active decoder...
  11. Hanno Labuschagne

    DStv Now and Showmax mobile resolutions lowered

    DStv Now and Showmax mobile resolutions lowered MultiChoice has lowered the streaming resolution of its DStv Now and Showmax mobile apps. The company told MyBroadband it wanted to assist ISPs with managing higher bandwidth loads during the COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown period. As is the case...
  12. Bigwonder

    DStv Now app not Playing! DStv can't fix it!

    DStv now app on Android TV isn't not Playing. I'm using my phone as a WiFi router and it always gives me an error message: "you are using mobile data " It gives Me 2 options , to close or continue. The problem is the cursor never moves no matter how much you try to navigate to select the...
  13. Jamie McKane

    The cheapest way you can watch Netflix in South Africa

    The cheapest way you can watch Netflix in South Africa Uncapped fibre paired with a Netflix subscription is one of the best entertainment offerings available to South Africans. The combination is cheaper than a DStv Premium package and allows you to conduct a variety of other data-heavy...
  14. NeonNinja

    Cancel your DSTV (March 2020)

    There's no sport. So what's your excuse?
  15. Jamie McKane

    DStv prices in South Africa compared - From 2000 to 2020

    DStv prices in South Africa compared - From 2000 to 2020 MultiChoice has announced its annual price adjustments for DStv, including a R10 per month increase to DStv Premium and Compact Plus subscriptions. The price increases will kick in on 1 April 2020.
  16. Jamie McKane

    DStv price hikes for 2020

    DStv price hikes for 2020 MultiChoice has detailed its DStv subscription price changes for 2020 in an email sent to customers. The price of DStv's Premium package has increased by R10 to R819 per month, while the Access Fee has increased by R5 to R100.
  17. Jamie McKane

    DStv channels and prices comparison

    DStv channels and prices comparison MultiChoice offers DStv customers a number of bouquets, each of which has its own selection of channels and perks. For example, DStv Compact is priced at R399 per month and offers viewers 118 channels, while DStv Premium offers 150 channels and is priced at...
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    IP TV Service Providers

    Hi All, Anyone knows a good IP TV service provider in SA? I have a Mi Box TV Box to set up on. FastIP.tv signs up only by client referral. Thanks
  19. Jamie McKane

    DStv's standalone streaming service may cost the same as Netflix

    DStv's standalone streaming service may cost the same as Netflix MultiChoice is expected to launch its standalone DStv Now streaming service by March 2020. The company currently allows subscribers to stream content through its DStv Now online platform, but this still requires users to have a...
  20. S

    DSTV Now Device Removal/Unauthorized Device Adding

    Hi All Seems I have an issue. So the DSTV Now app seems to have a flaw as well or else I would not have an issue. If you have a device on their and want to remove it, you can. The problem comes in when that device comes back and you remove again. This happens over and over. The only way is for...
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