Changes to DStv Stream in preparation for the launch of SkyGlass products in South Africa

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Big changes for DStv Stream

MultiChoice has added a "Watch from Start" feature to DStv Stream in preparation for the launch of Sky Glass products in South Africa, TV with Thinus reports.

The company describes the feature's addition as its "first step in bringing full cloud PVR functionality" to DStv Stream.
 
Yeah I don't think Sky Glass is going to be entering SA, the TV's would cost to much, this is probably added cause other streaming services have it.
 
So where is this "watch from start" feature? I can't see it.
 
Big changes for DStv Stream

MultiChoice has added a "Watch from Start" feature to DStv Stream in preparation for the launch of Sky Glass products in South Africa, TV with Thinus reports.

The company describes the feature's addition as its "first step in bringing full cloud PVR functionality" to DStv Stream.

Yeah not really "full cloud PVR functionality" Multichoice... this is just a feature that all of your competitors (even the illegal ones) have had for ages already
 
Here is a summary of the lots and lots of words:
"DSTv Stream added the functionality to start a live stream from the start while the stream is in progress. This will allow them to provide Sky Glass products. They promised it a long time ago. It is now promised for the end of the year."
We still don't know what Sky Glass actually is. Sounds like it is TV sets. No idea why you need PVR-like features from a streaming service to use it.
 
A decade too late.

And a waste of time when Canal+ take over they're going to port everything to their platform.
 
Are we going to hear Crofty say "For those of you with Skyglass if you press the red button you can see the replay" every 5 minutes in the middle of anything happening on screen?
 
the dstv stream app after its update a couple of weeks ago on Samsung tv's has almost made it unusable.
 
Are we going to hear Crofty say "For those of you with Skyglass if you press the red button you can see the replay" every 5 minutes in the middle of anything happening on screen?

You sure 3 long presses on the Red Button does not take you to the Porn channel
 
The current Android app is a slow buggy crock of bovine output! All other streaming applications work fine but not DStv Stream which also has connectivity issues!
 
Dstv playing Catch Up. See what I did there?

Until they stop deciding which devices you can use it on I don't see it going anywhere.
I hear you, but you know Netflix limits your experience on different devices?

Try watching in 4k on Firefox on a Linux machine.
 
I hear you, but you know Netflix limits your experience on different devices?

Try watching in 4k on Firefox on a Linux machine.
That is more platform based. They don't decide "oh you're using X brand tv so no app for you" when the app might be perfectly usable on your device.
 
Yeah I don't think Sky Glass is going to be entering SA, the TV's would cost to much, this is probably added cause other streaming services have it.
Yeah it's coming alright
 

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