New DStv channels and Family package announced

ToxicBunny

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Well FOX is possibly a good thing, but I expect it to be the same kind of crap as Universal really.

As for this "Family" package, it looks pretty decent if you aren't into your sports.
 

nemisi

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What a load of crap. They just include all the channels that are considered "off cuts" . Another money making scheme from dstv
 

Rabobi

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What a load of crap. They just include all the channels that are considered "off cuts" . Another money making scheme from dstv

WHINERS will always whine!!!! This is actually better than some other crap they usually bolt on
 

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Multichoice's people on their forum are denying the addition of FOX, at least that's what they were doing yesterday when forum members pointed out the adverts. FOX I can definitely dig.
 

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WHINERS will always whine!!!! This is actually better than some other crap they usually bolt on

agreed, Fox is a great channel - and in HD ftw! This is exactly what people say should be included when they complain in the first place.
 

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Hey bottom feeders... here is something for you.


Interesting though.... with the fox content they void any kind of exclusivity Top TV had.

They have have word for that: Cartel.
 

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How about at least pay-per-view sport to go with any of the lower-end packages, since we will clearly not get anything with (decent) sport for less than full price? Call it the "broke sportlover" package.
 

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I think DSTV are running scared.

68 movies online, not streamed, vs 45,000 from iTunes ?

Take all the other crap away, they survive on their sport monopoly - and subscribers are beginning to question whether that is enough.
 

simbao53

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What a load of Crap!!! Why didn't they just call this Option "Compact 2" like they have Select 1 & 2.
 

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Oh it will be the real "FOX" channel all right... the real south african Fox version of what dstv thinks Fox should be like if they were indeed airing a fox channel.

just like comedy central haha
 

simbao53

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don't raise your hopes up people! My guess is, it will be the same Fox(Africa) on Toptv that they will end up with. as in the Case of Discovery World and TLC same old syndicated shows on both platforms!
 
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daveza

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The Family channel looks like B and C grade channels with F grade sport.

Much the same as what's in the bins near the Pick and Pay checkouts.
 

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WHINERS will always whine!!!! This is actually better than some other crap they usually bolt on

There are no movie channels worth anything, the music is lousy and you get a sports highlight package. It's a shadow of what you can get on TopTV and most would argue that Top TV is not great.
 

simbao53

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Oh it will be the real "FOX" channel all right... the real south african Fox version of what dstv thinks Fox should be like if they were indeed airing a fox channel.

just like comedy central haha

Yes, it will be the African version alright. Only, Multichoice has got nothing to do with the programming, they just pay for the channel that is packaged for Africa. the normal is it will have old Syndicated shows from the Fox network. just like you have with Sony, Universal and CC. all the new shows, Mnet buys those separately.
 
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don't raise your hopes up people! My guess is, it will be the same Fox(Africa) on Toptv that they will end up will. as in the Case of Discovery World and TLC same old syndicated shows on both platforms!

Yeah I think TLC on dstv is also a fake channel, because when I look on directv's scedule their TLC channels aren't still repeating cake boss season 2
 
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