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    Den of Thieves

    has anyone watched Den of Thieves on DSTV Catch up
  2. Jamie McKane

    Choosing your own DStv channels - Here is where we stand

    Choosing your own DStv channels - Here is where we stand MultiChoice said it will not be forced to let subscribers choose their own channels, according to ICASA’s draft findings document on its inquiry into the subscription TV market in South Africa. “This is the process that started in 2016...
  3. Jamie McKane

    DStv's big fight against piracy in South Africa

    DStv's big fight against piracy in South Africa Piracy is a bigger competitor to its DStv offering than Netflix, since a wide variety of content, including unreleased movies, is available on torrent sites for free. This is the view of MultiChoice’s senior manager for customer experience...
  4. Jamie McKane

    All the HD channels on DStv

    All the HD channels on DStv DStv currently offers 67 high definition (HD) channels in South Africa, with content ranging from general entertainment and sport, to documentaries and news. This extends back to when MultiChoice launched M-Net HD in 2008, using the Beijing Olympics to showcase the...
  5. Nobody Important

    Is PayU still working (DSTV debit orders)?

    TLDR: PayU just stopped processing debit orders without notifying me. Their website is broken. Have they shutdown? I have been paying my monthly DSTV subscription via a debit order/monthly charge to my credit card via PayU for the the better part of the last decade. Today my account was...
  6. Jamie McKane

    DStv Premium vs Netflix and Fibre

    DStv Premium vs Netflix and Fibre MultiChoice recently announced its price hikes for 2019, detailing how much users will pay for their satellite TV packages from 1 April. The company stated that it will freeze the price of DStv Premium this year, ensuring customers will pay the same rate for...
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    MiBox no longer runs DSTV Now

    Since the latest update of DSTV Now and the stupid code entry via browser requirement I cannot get the app to run. The only browser I can use is Puffin and the code is accepted on the DSTV site but somehow the DSTV Now app doesn't see this. Anyone else having the same issue?
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    How to disconnect DSTV

    Hi, I've been trying to disconnect my DSTV, but when I use the self service, it just gives the error "cannot schedule disconnection of this service" anyone experience this before? I've tried contacting them, but got no response. Does anyone have an email address for them?
  9. Jamie McKane

    How DStv was started in a caravan

    How DStv was started in a caravan DStv is a continent-wide phenomenon, with its owner MultiChoice delivering satellite broadcast TV and online entertainment to million of viewers. When the company began its journey however, things were very different.
  10. Jamie McKane

    DStv Explora 3 vs Explora 2 - Decoder comparison

    DStv Explora 3 vs Explora 2 - Decoder comparison MultiChoice recently launched a new version of its Explora decoder, the DStv Explora 3A.
  11. Jamie McKane

    DStv Compact subscribers get 2 free months of Showmax

    DStv Compact subscribers get 2 free months of Showmax Showmax announced it is now offering a free two-month trial for DStv Compact and Compact Plus customers. From 7 February until 7 April 2019, qualifying subscribers who add Showmax to their DStv bill will receive a two-month free trial of...
  12. Jamie McKane

    DStv Explora 3 - New decoder to replace the Explora 2

    DStv Explora 3 - New decoder to replace the Explora 2 MultiChoice has quietly launched a new version of its Explora decoder, replacing the DStv Explora 2 which launched in September 2016. The new DStv Explora - Model 3A - went on sale in November 2018 at a recommended retail price of R999...
  13. Jamie McKane

    South African prices for DStv, Vodacom data, and ADSL - 2009 to 2019

    South African prices for DStv, Vodacom data, and ADSL - 2009 to 2019 South African consumers are under tremendous pressure, which was aggravated by the 2018 VAT hike and high fuel prices. The lack of consumer spending is clearly illustrated by Massmart’s recent results, which revealed that...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Why DStv should have a Kodi app

    Why DStv should have a Kodi app MultiChoice, through its sister-company Irdeto, recently ordered the takedown of Kodi add-ons for Showmax and DStv Now which were created by New Zealand developer Matt Huisman. Kodi has an unfortunate reputation of being associated with copyright infringement...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Everything developers are not allowed to do with DStv and Showmax

    Everything developers are not allowed to do with DStv and Showmax Hobbyist Kodi app developer Matt Huisman recently faced intellectual property enforcement action from Naspers due to add-ons he created for DStv Now and Showmax. While MultiChoice does not directly get involved in enforcement...
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    Xtra View DSTV

    Hello, We've just got a new tv for our Bar and we decided to turn our Xtra decoder back on. We have a PVR decoder tuner 2, and the older silver single sd decoder for xtra view. And we have an older LNB splitter on our dish its a 4 output on the dish but it's not the newer smart one. We know...
  17. Jamie McKane

    It’s not just DStv - Netflix has beaten satellite TV to the ground

    It’s not just DStv - Netflix has beaten satellite TV to the ground When Netflix launched in South Africa on 6 January 2016, it signalled the end of MultiChoice’s dominance in the premium video entertainment market. No longer would DStv’s only competition come from digital satellite TV startups...
  18. Jamie McKane

    DStv continues to add thousands of users despite Netflix

    DStv continues to add thousands of users despite Netflix Despite DStv Premium coming under pressure from Netflix and a tough economic environment, MultiChoice continues to add hundreds of thousands of subscribers. This is according to Naspers' financial results for the six months to 30...
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    DSTV NOW on Xbox One?

    Is there anyway how one can watch Dstv now on a xbox one? Please help.
  20. Jamie McKane

    The fibre and Netflix packages you can get for the price of DStv Premium

    The fibre and Netflix packages you can get for the price of DStv Premium A recent MyBroadband survey has shown that the majority of current DStv subscribers plan to cancel their accounts if there is a price hike to their package in 2019. MultiChoice has increased its DStv Premium prices in...
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