The South African pay-TV service DStv, which is operated by Naspers-owned MultiChoice, goes from strength to strength despite growing competition from On Digital Media’s TopTV.
MultiChoice has said its new DStv On Demand service is now available through any of its PVR decoders. Viewers can catch up on their favourite TV series and sports highlights at a time that is convenient to them.
MultiChoice Africa has signed for a total 20 Ku-band transponders for 15 years on Eutelsat’s new W7 satellite that is now fully operating at the 36 degrees East position. The capacity will be used by MultiChoice’s DStv platform which now reaches into more than 800,000 homes in sub-Saharan Africa.
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. Irdeto has announced enhancements to its conditional access system version 3 (CAS 3), making it fully backward compatible to support all deployed Irdeto smart cards and set-top boxes.