MultiChoice is promoting its DStv Explora decoder and new channel offerings to some of its DStv subscribers.
The company also said that the Trace Sports channel will be available for compact customers from 18 December 2013 to 18 January 2014.
DStv Explora vs HD PVR
MultiChoice is also punting the benefits of its new Explora decoder over its 2 tuner HD PVRs. The following table provides a comparison of the two devices.
|DStv Explora||DStv 2 tuner HD PVR|
|Up to 220 hours of personal recordings||50 hours of HD recordings, 150 hours of SD recordings|
|View 1, Record 1||View 1, Record 1|
|40 series recordings||20 series recordings|
|20 BoxOffice titles||15 BoxOffice titles|
|Series, sports highlights, movies, kids’ shows and documentaries on DStv Catch Up||Series and sports highlights on DStv Catch Up|
|Dedicated downloading of BoxOffice and DStv Catch Up titles (these are not interrupted by your recordings)||BoxOffice and DStv Catch Up titles only download when you don’t have any other recordings taking place|
|Multiple searches – including ability to find out when any programme is on again in the next 8 days||Basic title and theme search|
|Pause Live TV for up to 2 hours (even when you change channels)||Pause Live TV for up to 2 hours (until you change channels)|