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  1. Jan

    Two months in Disney+ still has major problems in South Africa

    Disney+ is dropping the ball badly in South Africa Numerous South African Disney+ users have cried foul over the plethora of glitches and technical issues plaguing the service since its local launch in May 2022. Despite the wave of complaints and pleas for Walt Disney Africa to rectify the...
  2. Jan

    Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video must be regulated - ANC

    ANC wants to regulate Netflix and Disney+ in South Africa The ANC has proposed that South Africa develop a governance framework that allows domestic broadcasters to compete on fair terms with big international players like Netflix, Disney+, and Amazon Prime Video. This includes regulations on...
  3. Jan

    MultiChoice's plan to compete with Netflix and Disney

    How DStv competes against Netflix and Disney+ MultiChoice's CEO, Calvo Mawela, believes DStv is well-positioned to continue to grow in the online video streaming market and will remain competitive with the likes of Netflix and Disney+. During an interview with Newzroom Afrika, Mawela explained...
  4. Jan

    Disney+ data usage on different video quality settings tested

    Disney+ data usage tested — with surprising results MyBroadband has tested how much data Disney+ consumes in South Africa and found that the video streaming service's "Data Saver" mode does not work. We previously tested the data consumption of various streaming services in South Africa.
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    Disney Plus glitchy experience

    I have really been looking forward to the launch of Disney Plus in South Africa, but I must say I have been slightly disappointed by the experience so far. I have highlighted some of them below: 1. This one is a bit major. I can't stream some titles. I couldn't stream The Kardashians yesterday...
  6. Jan

    Photos and videos from South Africa's grand Disney+ launch event

    Disney+ South Africa launch event — photos and videos Disney+ launched in South Africa on 18 May 2022, and Walt Disney Africa hosted a swanky event on Wednesday evening to mark the occasion. This was the first media and launch event of its scale since South Africa locked down for the Covid–19...
  7. Jan

    Disney+ officially launched in South Africa - more technical details

    Disney+ launches in South Africa — all the details The Walt Disney Company officially launched Disney+ in South Africa on Wednesday for R119 per month or a discounted annual fee of R1,190. A pre-launch promotion allowed South African residents to register their interest ahead of the 18 May...
  8. Jan

    Disney+ plagued with technical glitches on South African launch day

    Disney+ launch in South Africa hit with technical glitches A few early Disney+ subscribers in South Africa have reported that they were logged into other people’s accounts on Wednesday. Several MyBroadband forum members, two staff members, and a number of subscribers on Twitter complained...
  9. Jan

    Disney+ early hands-on test before South African launch

    Disney+ hands-on tested in South Africa — Smooth playback with plenty to watch MyBroadband has sneaked an early look at Disney+ a day before its official launch in South Africa. The eagerly-anticipated video streaming service is officially going live in the country on Wednesday, 18 May 2022...
  10. Jan

    Disney+ announces South African content slate

    Disney+ reveals movies and shows coming to South Africa Walt Disney has revealed more details about the content and features that will be available on its video streaming service Disney+ when it launches in South Africa on 18 May 2022. During a virtual media showcase on Thursday, Walt Disney...
  11. Jan

    MultiChoice announces partnership with Walt Disney on Disney+

    DStv to offer Disney+ in South Africa MultiChoice has announced that Disney+ will be available on DStv Explora decoders when the streaming service launches in South Africa on 18 May 2022. “DStv customers can enjoy the benefits of exclusive contract packages and bundle deals, bringing all their...
  12. Jan

    South Africa's Disney+ catalogue may look different other countries at launch

    Why Disney+ in South Africa might not look the same as overseas The Disney+ catalogue that will launch in South Africa next month might not be the same as in other countries. Disney told MyBroadband that existing licencing commitments might result in slight variances between the content...
  13. Jan

    Disney+ opens pre-registrations in South Africa

    Disney+ pre-registrations launch in South Africa — with special pricing Disney+ pre-registrations are open in South Africa, with an introductory one-year subscription for R950 on offer. The video streaming service is scheduled to launch on 18 May 2022 for R119 per month or R1,190 per year.
  14. Jan

    MultiChoice signs deal for Disney channels until 2024

    DStv signs deal with Disney MultiChoice and the Walt Disney Company Africa have committed to a multi-year distribution agreement that will see Disney's factual and family channels continue to air on DStv until 2024. Channels including National Geographic, National Geographic Wild, Disney...
  15. Jan

    SABC signs sports deal with The Walt Disney Company for ESPN content

    SABC signs sports deal with ESPN The Walt Disney Company Africa and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) signed a distribution agreement on Friday to bring local and international live sporting events, news programming, as well as library and film sporting content from ESPN to SABC...