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MultiChoice expands information and entertainment offering and reach

MultiChoice expands information and entertainment offering and reach

To ensure the most up-to-date information about Covid-19, MultiChoice announced it will provide broadened access to credible information at this time, by making news channels more widely available across the continent.

“We have been in constant communication with health authorities such as the World Health Organisation, and we will be rolling out Africa-wide public service announcements on Covid-19. It is important that all of us take heed of the announcements and advice from trusted experts so that we can look after our own health and that of our loved ones,” said MultiChoice Namibia MD, Roger Gertze.

The video entertainment company is not only expanding its content offering for news, but there will also be more kids shows, movies and curated sports content.

From 20 March, MultiChoice has included CNN (channel 401), Euronews (channel 414), and brand-new Africa-focused news channel Africanews (channel 417) on DStv Access. GOtv Max and Plus customers can also keep informed with Africanews (channel 47) before it becomes exclusively available on GOtv Max from Friday 1 May.

Live sport has suffered a notable impact globally as a result of sporting federations correctly prioritising the safety of players and fans alike, by adhering to accepted measures to limit the spread of Covid-19. As such, the company announced it has acquired the best award-winning sport documentaries from around the globe and produced thematic channels for sports fans to relive the greatest sporting moments of all time.

The company opened SS1 to DStv Compact Plus and Compact, this channel will thrill customers with past sport stories that have created some of sports most magical moments. In addition, SS7 and Select 3 which will showcase Motorsport action to are open to DStv Access customers and GOtv Plus customers respectively.


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Donald Matthys has been part of the media fraternity since 2015. He has been working at the Namibia Economist for the past three years mainly covering business, tourism and agriculture. Donald occasionally refers to himself as a theatre maker and has staged two theatre plays so far. Follow him on twitter at @zuleitmatthys