DStv Lite for R99; new channels

On Digital Media’s TopTV services will officially hit the market tomorrow morning, offering subscribers pay-TV services priced between R99 per month and R249 per month.

MultiChoice is however planning to spoil ODM’s party by launching their own sub-R100 DStv bouquet today. 

The company announced their DStv Lite service, priced at R99 per month, only one day before TopTV hits the shelves. DStv Lite comprises of 25 video channels, 32 radio and 10 DMX music channels. 

This new service compliments MultiChoice’s existing DStv Premium bouquet for R529.00 per month, DStv Compact at R232 per month, DStv Select at R148 per month and DStv EasyView at R20 per month.

Enhanced offerings

In a press statement today MultiChoice said that it will provide its customers with more value and choice by adding DStv Lite as well as several new channels.

Existing bouquets will be improved as follows:

  1. DStv Select 1 will get 8 additional video channels, to have a total of 34 video channels, 32 radio and 10 DMX music channels.
  2. DStv Select 2 will get 6 additional video channels, to have a total of 32 video channels, 32 radio and 10 DMX music channels.
  3. DStv Compact will get 4 additional video channels, to have a total of 44 video channels, 32 radio and 10 DMX music channels.

“The DStv family of bouquets offers the best in movies and entertainment as well as world-class sporting action and many more entertainment across its genres,” MuliChoice said.

Nico Meyer, CEO of MultiChoice South Africa, adds: “We are very excited about the latest DStv offering. We always look for opportunities to improve and grow our services by adding value and choice. We have several new services in the pipeline, which we will start offering our subscribers soon, so watch this space!”

The new improvements will come into effect on 30 April 2010 at 12:00 midday.

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DStv Lite R99 DStv SELECT 1 DStv SELECT 2 DStv COMPACT
25 Channels 34 Channels 32 Channels 44 Channels
32 Radio 32 Radio 32 Radio 32 Radio
10 DMX 10 DMX 10 DMX 10 DMX
R 99 R 148 R 148 R 232
 
Movies & Ent (5) Movies & Ent (8) Movies & Ent (6) Movies & Ent (12)
      M-NET Stars
  M-Net Action M-Net Action M-Net Action
  Universal Channel   Universal Channel
TCM TCM TCM TCM
  M-Net Series   M-Net Series
    kykNET  
MagicWorld MagicWorld MagicWorld MagicWorld
      Sony Entertainment
      AfricaMagic
Africa Magic + AfricaMagic +   AfricaMagic +
      VUZU
Zone Reality  Zone Reality  Zone Reality Zone Reality
Soweto TV Soweto TV Soweto TV Soweto TV
 
Cult & Lifest (2) Cult & Lifest (2) CULT& LIFEST (2) Cult & Lifest (4)
FTV FTV FTV FTV
The Home Channel The Home Channel The Home Channel The Home Channel
      The Style Network
      BBC Lifestyle
 
Sports (2) Sports (2) Sports (2) Sports (5)
SS Blitz SS Blitz SS Blitz SS Blitz
      SuperSport 3
      SuperSport 4
      ESPN
SuperSport Action SuperSport Action SuperSport Action TellyTrack
 
Documentary Documentary (2) Documentary (2) Documentary (3)
  Discovery World Discovery World Discovery World
  National Geographic National Geographic National Geographic
      Animal Planet
 
Children (1) Children (2) Children (2) Children (2)
      Cartoon Network
  Nickelodeon Nickelodeon  
Mindset Learn Mindset Learn Mindset Learn Mindset Learn
 
Music (1) Music (3) Music (3) Music (3)
Channel O Channel O   Channel O
  MTV Base MTV Base  
    MK  
      Trace TV
  One Gospel One Gospel One Gospel
 
Religion (3) Religion (3) Religion (3) Religion (3)
TBN TBN TBN TBN
Rhema Rhema Rhema Rhema
ISLAM CHANNEL ISLAM CHANNEL ISLAM CHANNEL ISLAM CHANNEL
 
News & Comm (7) News & Comm (8) News & Comm (8) News & Comm (8)
BBC World News BBC World News BBC World News BBC World News
CNN International CNN International CNN International CNN International
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      eNews
AlJazeera Al Jazeera AlJazeera AlJazeera
Parliamentary Service Parliamentary Service Parliamentary Service Parliamentary Service
CNBC Africa CNBC Africa CNBC Africa CNBC Africa
Summit TV Summit TV Summit TV Summit TV
Weather24 Weather24 Weather24 Weather24
 
FTA (4) FTA (4) FTA (4) FTA (4)
SABC1 SABC1 SABC1 SABC1
SABC 2 SABC 2 SABC 2 SABC 2
SABC 3 SABC 3 SABC 3 SABC 3
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