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  1. Jamie McKane

    MultiChoice's odd Dubai situation

    MultiChoice's odd Dubai situation MultiChoice has dismissed industry speculation that it is considering moving its headquarters to Dubai, where many of its top management now reside and work. These rumours gained momentum after MultiChoice CEO Calvo Mawela joined the company’s chairman Imtiaz...
  2. Jamie McKane

    This graph shows how DStv is bleeding Premium subscribers

    This graph shows how DStv is bleeding Premium subscribers MultiChoice recently published its interim financial results for the period ended 30 September 2020, showing good performance but a big drop in DStv Premium subscribers. The group added 2.1 million 90-day active subscribers across all...
  3. Jamie McKane

    MultiChoice buys R1.8-billion stake in BetKing

    MultiChoice buys R1.8-billion stake in BetKing MultiChoice Group Ltd. plans to develop more local productions with Vivendi SA’s Canal+, the French media group that’s built a 12% stake in Africa’s largest pay-TV provider. While Canal+ has described its acquisition of shares in...
  4. Jamie McKane

    DStv repeats not as bad as you think - MultiChoice CFO

    DStv repeats not as bad as you think - MultiChoice CFO MultiChoice CFO Tim Jacobs said the new TelkomONE streaming service will show that DStv is better than what people think and that repeats are not as bad as perceived. This week Telkom launched TelkomONE in partnership with the SABC...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Big earnings boost for MultiChoice

    Big earnings boost for MultiChoice MultiChoice expects a significant boost in earnings per share and trading profit compared to the prior period, the company said in a trading statement. "The board considers core headline earnings per share and trading profit as the two most appropriate...
  6. Jamie McKane

    MultiChoice is very greedy and disliked, and this will come back to bite it - Analyst

    MultiChoice is very greedy and disliked, and this will come back to bite it - Analyst Independent analyst Chris Gilmour said MultiChoice is not liked and very greedy, which does not bode well for its future prospects. Gilmour was speaking to Business Day TV about French media company Groupe...
  7. Jamie McKane

    MultiChoice takeover rumours after French media group buys a bigger stake

    MultiChoice takeover rumours after French media group buys a bigger stake MultiChoice has announced that French media company Groupe Canal+ has acquired more shares in the company, which means it now owns 12% of the total ordinary shares in issue. This follows news earlier this month that...
  8. Jamie McKane

    MultiChoice SA CEO Mark Rayner explains DStv standalone streaming service

    MultiChoice SA CEO Mark Rayner explains DStv standalone streaming service MultiChoice has launched a number of new products, including a standalone streaming service that will allow customers to watch all the content available on their full DStv bouquet without a satellite connection. The...
  9. Jamie McKane

    How many DStv Premium subscribers MultiChoice has lost since 2012

    How many DStv Premium subscribers MultiChoice has lost since 2012 When Netflix announced it was launching its streaming video service around the world in January 2016, it brought a dramatic halt to MultiChoice's unchallenged growth in the premium video entertainment space in South Africa. This...
  10. Jamie McKane

    What South Africans are watching during lockdown

    What South Africans are watching during lockdown MultiChoice has confirmed that live news broadcasts remain extremely popular on Showmax during the nationwide lockdown. To serve this increased popularity, MultiChoice said that it had repurposed its sports live-streaming capabilities to deploy...
  11. NeonNinja

    Cancel your DSTV (March 2020)

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

    MultiChoice to blame for digital migration delay, according to former minister

    MultiChoice to blame for digital migration delay, according to former minister Former Communications Minister Yunus Carrim has blamed MultiChoice for stalling digital migration which would free up valuable broadband spectrum in South Africa. This formed part of his testimony at the Zondo...
  13. 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.
  14. Jamie McKane

    DStv Premium prices from 2000 until 2020

    DStv Premium prices from 2000 until 2020 MultiChoice has announced its annual price adjustments for DStv which will come into effect in on 1 April 2020 and include a price hike for DStv Premium subscribers. Last year MultiChoice elected not to increase the monthly subscription of DStv Premium...
  15. S

    DSTV annual payment plan and upgrade disaster

    Hi I have now exhausted all possible channels with DSTV and Multichoice with this problem. Hopefully someone else has experienced this as well and can give some advice. I signed up in April with DSTV on a compact plus package and opted for an annual payment of R5709 as advertised. I also made...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Local soccer set to return to the SABC

    Local soccer set to return to the SABC The SABC and MultiChoice have reached an agreement regarding the broadcast rights for local Premier Soccer League matches. SABC News reported that both parties have reached a compromise after the SABC previously failed to reach the required licence...
  17. Jamie McKane

    DStv price cuts in Africa

    DStv price cuts in Africa MultiChoice is reducing the price of DStv by up to 37% in various African countries, but it is uncertain whether it will extend this to South Africa. The company recently informed subscribers in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Mozambique that their DStv subscription...
  18. Joseph matane

    Dstv Now

    Dstv Now is currently not working while is the only choice for me to watch the MTN 8 QF1, the response from Dstv Now live chat Palesa M is Dstv Now app has intermittent issues. I tried streaming via T.V. no luck server error 502 on Apk
  19. Jamie McKane

    MultiChoice executives score millions

    MultiChoice executives score millions MultiChoice released its first integrated annual report, which revealed that the company’s executives received excellent pay packages over the last year. MultiChoice Group listed on the JSE on 27 February 2019, with its share price starting at R95 when the...
  20. Jamie McKane

    ICTU takes MultiChoice to court over job cuts

    ICTU takes MultiChoice to court over job cuts The Information Communication and Technology Union (ICTU) has announced its intention to challenge MultiChoice's retrenchments in court. The union labeled the retrenchments as "unlawful" and said that MultiChoice has been served with a letter to...
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