New DStv Explora Ultra launched

system32

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The DStv Explora Ultra has a recommended retail price of R2,499 for the standalone device and R3,699 including installation.
Is that the "Black Friday" special discount, extra low, never to be repeated, once in a lifetime, buy now yours for only R2,499 price?

Seems expensive.
 

Louis72

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The hell? the cost of this devices is similar to the Apple TV 4K? :oops:

I am almost certain that the Apple TV has a way better CPU, stable software and better support compared to this Explora.
 

ToxicBunny

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The hell? the cost of this devices is similar to the Apple TV 4K? :oops:

I am almost certain that the Apple TV has a way better CPU, stable software and better support compared to this Explora.

It would also support all the decent streaming services and not just Showmax and Netflix...
 

Vorastra

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lmao, who is this product even for.
I'd love to know how they, if at all, did their market research.
 

Moby Grape

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So all MC did with their "partnership" was allow you to use one box for both?
Will netflix work on the explora if you don't have a Multichoice sub?

No discount on the netflix sub?
Then no thanks, there are dedicated netflix boxes that offer more than a multichoice decoder.
 

elf_lord_ZC5

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So all MC did with their "partnership" was allow you to use one box for both?
Will netflix work on the explora if you don't have a Multichoice sub?

No discount on the netflix sub?
Then no thanks, there are dedicated netflix boxes that offer more than a multichoice decoder.

And cheaper ... , the boxes that is
 

Digitaluser

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Looks a great piece of kit but happy with all my streaming services (50 meg line) on Xiaomi s box - just waiting for the streaming-only service from Dstv to be launched - then I will be be in geek heaven :cool:
 

Mawirepower

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Something tells me this thing will not even support DSTV Now (Or whatever they call it now)!
 
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