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Old 2010-11-20 , 10:17
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Thumbs down Many S.A. Bouquets poor compared to other African countries' versions

There's a lot of differences between the South African Bouquets and their other African countries' counterparts, although I think most noticeable with the Compact bouquet.

Understandably there will always be differences due to many factors, and it's of course up to MC/MCA to decide what they wish to offer.
But if you compare apples to apples with Compact Namibia for example, it seems very unjust (if the webpages' info can be trusted...);

For my personal tastes the biggest S.A. advantage is a bit more re available movies - we are additionaly offered MNET Stars & TCM.
The only other comparison 'advantages' I can see here for us is that we get Vuzu, Soweto TV, Animal Planet instead of NatGeo Wild (Namibia), MTV Base instead of MTV (Namibia), Parliament, and Summit. Not much here then...

Additionaly Namibia gets KykNet, BBC Entertainment, E! Entertainment, Travel Channel, SuperSport 9 (only available outside S.A. though), ESPN Classic, two extra kids channels, and ALL the 'Specialist' channels!
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Old 2010-11-22 , 08:31
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Whats new? We always get the short end of the stick.
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Old 2010-11-22 , 11:42
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Old 2010-11-22 , 16:18
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There are legal ways to subscribe to a neighbouring country's service over here, but it's quite a business and I'm not sure it's worth the effort.
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Old 2010-11-22 , 16:39
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too complicated, all you need to have is a friend in the other country --------
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Old 2010-11-22 , 16:53
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too complicated, all you need to have is a friend in the other country --------
Also need to place your decoder & smartcard on 'second-hand', then 'ship-in' to the new MCA account.
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